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Brainyflix.com is now GotBrainy.com

Big announcement, everybody:***BRAINYFLIX.COM IS NOW GOTBRAINY.COM***The main reason for this change is that we've been doing more than just'flix' for the past few months. So we wanted a name that…Continue

Tags: words, prep, iTunes, PSAT, Gotbrainy

Started Jan 17, 2010

Brainyflix: Vocabulary Video Contest
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Ohai! Did you think we forgot about you because it's now 2010? No way!!! :D***ENTER THE 2ND ANNUAL BRAINYFLIX VOCABULARY VIDEO CONTEST**** Compete to win $600 for you and your school by making a fun,…Continue

Tags: test, prep, vocab, vocabulary, flashcards

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Feb 14, 2010.

MIT Vocab Contest
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Oops, I should have started this thread originally but have just been posting at my blog here. Better late than never...HELLO FRIENDS AT TEACHERLIBRARIANING!!!Once again, we are running VOCAB…Continue

Tags: win, BrainyFlix, BrainyPics, flashcards, iTunes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Dec 23, 2009.

 

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I run a couple of education websites. I'd like to share my tools with educators and get feedback about what I can do better:

*Favaholic Encourage reading by showing the favorite books of famous people

*Brainyflix Kids teach each other tough vocab with user-generated images and video. P.S. -- We're currently hosting a nationwide contest for MIT where kids make visual flashcards. There will be a final cash prize and iTunes giveaways. Anyone can participate! Please check it out!!!
Library, School, or Professional Website:
http://brainyflix.com

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1 Month Left!!!! - GotBrainy Video Contest

We've got 1 more month to accept submissions to our GotBrainy.com Video

Contest! Compete to win $600 for you and your school by making a fun,

creative video teaching a word off of our list of common SAT words.







* We've already begun accepting submissions! The deadline is 3/15/2010.



* Anyone can enter, and we'll have prizes for runner-ups and iTunes songs for anyone who submits 3 videos.



* If you need… Continue

Posted on February 17, 2010 at 6:30am

Brainyflix.com is now GotBrainy.com

Big announcement, everybody:



***BRAINYFLIX.COM IS NOW GOTBRAINY.COM***



The main reason for this change is that we've been doing more than just

'flix' for the past few months. So we wanted a name that reflected all the

stuff we've been doing to help you get brainiererer... er.



That said, the name change does not mean that we're stopping with the

videos! In fact, we've got our vocabulary video contest happening… Continue

Posted on January 17, 2010 at 2:00pm

Brainyflix: Vocabulary Video Contest

Ohai! Did you think we forgot about you because it's now 2010? No way!!! :D





***ENTER THE 2ND ANNUAL BRAINYFLIX VOCABULARY VIDEO CONTEST***



* Compete to win $600 for you and your school by making a fun, creative video

teaching a word off of our list of popular SAT vocabulary.

* Anyone can enter, and we'll have prizes for runner-ups and iTunes songs

for anyone who submits 3 videos.

* We've already… Continue

Posted on January 14, 2010 at 1:30pm

Seasons Greetings from Brainyflix :)

Seasons Greetings, y'all! Just spreading some of the holiday cheer courtesy of our awesome Brainypics users. Enjoy! :)













FYI - Starting on January 1st, you can compete in our 2nd annual vocabulary video contest. It's easy to… Continue

Posted on December 23, 2009 at 12:00pm

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At 8:12pm on November 11, 2009, Susan LaGatta said…
Thanks! I work with younger students, but I have teenagers who will try to participate and spread the word! S
At 7:47am on November 11, 2009, Mark R said…
Thanks, Jack. I am familiar with the contest via various blogs and have shared it with my teachers. We are an elementary school and although I don't think you will get many (any) entries from us we do use it as a great learning source.

Mark
At 1:41pm on October 17, 2009, lisa simon said…
Thanks, Jack. I loved both your websites. I think Brainypics would also be great for using with younger students for teaching vocabulary.
At 9:33pm on October 13, 2009, Annette Gonzalez said…
thanks i am just getting the hang of this stuff so it may be awhile before i become proficient...
At 1:50pm on October 12, 2009, Tedine Soule said…
Yes, thank you.
At 10:49am on October 12, 2009, Karen Loch said…
Hi Jack,
Thanks so much! Very interesting to see what it is that "famous" people enjoy reading.
At 9:22am on October 12, 2009, Hilda Gómez said…
Hi! Jack
Thanks
At 11:06pm on October 11, 2009, kimberly Ward said…
Thanks Jack..I am in my first year as a librarian so I will be checking back in with this forum often. I look forward to all the advice and ideas that I can get.
At 12:25pm on October 11, 2009, Abida Merchant said…
Yeeeeees definitely interested....i will get my patrons interested too.....it's so nice of u...thank u!!!!
At 8:59am on October 11, 2009, Margaret Adams said…
Thanks!
Margaret
 
 
 

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