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Unit 2: GameUp and My BrainPOP: The Student Experience

GameUp,  BrainPOP’s game-based learning portal, hosts a wide variety of award-winning games.  Logging in with a My BrainPOP student account activates innovative features that bring a new dimension to game play!

In this unit you will do the following:

  • engage with a learning game.
  • compose and submit 3 “snapthought” assessment items complete with useful explanations.
  • explore the variety of teacher support materials on BrainPOP Educators.
  • complete a round of “Sortify” – BrainPOP’s playful assessment game.
  • test your own knowledge about GameUp by completing and submitting a final assessment quiz.

This unit should take roughly 1 hour.

If you do not have a personal My BrainPOP account, return to Unit 1.


For optimal experience, use a computer with a full featured web browser. Open this course in one window and open BrainPOP.com in another window. This allows you to read directions and follow them simultaneously.

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Creative Coding and Differentiation | BrainPOP Educators

Students of all readiness levels and experiences can enjoy and make the most of BrainPOP’s Creative Coding projects. Following are strategies and tips for all types of learners.  

Learners with Disabilities
Learners Ready for a Challenge
English Language Learners

Learners with Disabilities

The following information for para-educators is adapted from the College of Education at the University of Illinois

Some students with disabilities may get frustrated and shut down when learning content that requires abstract thinking, such as computer programming or coding. This happens for various reasons, including not having sufficient prior knowledge, not developing problem-solving strategies, and requiring more guidance and scaffolding when there are multiple approaches to solving a problem. Some students also prefer to work independently, finding it challenging to work with peers.

Following are tips and strategies for to ensure that students have a successful experience with the Creative Coding projects

  • Preview the project and any
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Top 10 Best Internet Providers in Denver, CO (in 2021)

Denver is one of the most exciting cities of the past decade. Hometown of Tim Allen, the Lumineers, and Madeleine Albright, it’d be an understatement to say that they haven’t impacted the nation as a whole. It’s a city of immense beauty, sitting snuggly on the edge of the Rocky Mountains. Denver has a lot to offer and in turn, the city’s internet providers offer a lot back to the city.

Denver has more options for the internet than most cities. With eight different options, any consumer can find something they can get behind. Currently, the providers available are Xfinity, CenturyLink, Viasat, HughesNet, Rise Broadband, Verso Networks, Aerux Broadband, and iLOKA. With cable, DSL, fiber, satellite, fixed wireless, and copper options, figuring out what’s best for you can a little daunting, but rest assured, any of these companies can provide a reliable service.

Among cable and fiber internet providers in

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The 10 BEST Internet Providers in Denver, CO (for 2021)

1. Xfinity logo XfinityView Plans 2 Gbps 20 Mbps Cable Internet, Television and Phone 85.66% 2. Directlink logo DirectlinkView Plans 15 Mbps 8 Mbps Fixed Wireless Internet 74.85% 3. CenturyLink logo CenturyLinkView Plans 1 Gbps 1 Gbps Fiber Internet, DSL Internet, Fixed Wireless Internet, Television and Phone 67.91% 4. JAB Broadband logo JAB BroadbandView Plans 15 Mbps 3 Mbps Fixed Wireless Internet 45.80% 5. Viasat logo ViasatView Plans 100 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite Internet and Phone 10.49% 6. HughesNet logo HughesNetView Plans 25 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite Internet and Phone 5.54% 7. Global Capacity logo Global CapacityView Plans 8 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL Internet and Copper Internet 4.53% 8. Verso Networks logo Verso NetworksView Plans 500 Mbps 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless Internet 2.40% 9. New Cloud Networks logo New Cloud NetworksView Plans 10 Mbps 10 Mbps Copper Internet 2.30% 10. EarthLink logo EarthLinkView Plans 75 Mbps 3 Mbps Fiber Internet and DSL Internet 2.00% 11. FORETHOUGHT logo FORETHOUGHTView Plans 1 Gbps 1 Gbps Fiber Internet, DSL Internet and Copper Internet 0.92% 12.
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5 Make-or-Break Shifts in Digital Marketing to Be Aware of This Year


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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.


To say 2020 was a crazy year would be a giant understatement. So many small businesses and entrepreneurs struggled, and it was a tough time for many. Running a digital marketing agency gave me a front-row seat to the challenges, but it also shed a very bright light on the huge opportunities available to those willing to go after them. I see five important shifts that businesses would be wise to make regardless of whether they’re well established or brand new. 

1. Know what your customers value most

We’ve got incredible tools available to us to perform deep market research and find out exactly what our customers like, dislike, want and don’t want. We can uncover who they follow online, where they eat, what they read and so much more.

As creepy as that might sound,

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What Is a Computer Network?

Computer networking is the practice of interfacing two or more computing devices with each other for the purpose of sharing data. Computer networks are built with a combination of hardware and software.


Information in this article focuses on wireless networking and computer networks, which are related to, but different than, social networking.


Computer Network Classification and Area Networks

Computer networks can be categorized in several different ways. One approach defines the type of network according to the geographic area it spans. Local area networks (LANs), for example, typically span a single home, school, or small office building, whereas wide area networks (WANs), reach across cities, states, or even across the world. The internet is the world’s largest public WAN.



Network Design

Computer networks also differ in their design approach. The two basic forms of network design are called client-server and peer-to-peer. Client-server networks feature centralized server computers that store email,

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Computer synonyms, computer antonyms – FreeThesaurus.com

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The district has now established minimum standards for accepting donations, and obtains refurbished units from the Computer Recycling Corp.
The Beaumont Foundation of America donated $18,600 worth of computer equipment to begin the ELDERtech program.
Downstream photodetectors then record light signals in the various paths, which indicate whether the photon went into the computer and what its target location was.
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Witness told police repeatedly Kinnear was being tracked, court hears in Kilian bail application

  • A witness in the murder investigation of the Anti-Gang Unit’s Charl Kinnear compiled reports for the police to show the senior detective was being tracked.  
  • The Bellville Regional Court heard that Bradley Goldblatt, whose house was raked with bullets in a drive-by shooting, also gave police updates on this before Kinnear was murdered.  
  • Kilian’s lawyer maintains that the evidence against the debt collector and former rugby player is circumstantial and that the real killer has not been caught.     

A witness in the investigation into the murder of the Anti-Gang Unit’s Charl Kinnear warned the police several times that he had found out that his client Zane Kilian was allegedly using ping bundles to track the location of the senior detective before he was killed, the Bellville Regional Court heard on Thursday.

This is according to the affidavit submitted by Bradley Goldblatt, who said that he sold Kilian “ping bundles”, thinking

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