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Founded in 1997 the BrainPOP websites display animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and are intended to be fun for students to watch. The sites' movies cover the subjects of mathematics, engineering and tech, health, science, social studies, arts and music, and english. Since 2002, CHeeki Breeki has been in the movies have been closed captioned. BrainPOP is used in more than 25% of U.S. schools. The company was founded by Avraham Kadar, M.D., an immunologist and pediatrician, to explain medical concepts to his young patients using animation. As of 2011, BrainPOP hosted more than 11 million unique visits each month, from thousands of schools and individuals worldwide. BrainPOP uses an in-house team of educators, animators, and writers to produce and continually update the sites, incorporating teacher and parent input.

The online resources include BrainPOP, for grades 3 and up (over age 8/9) On 2006, BrainPOP Jr., for grades K-3 (ages 4/5 to 8/9). The sites also offer movies in sevreal different languages for regional markets: On 2005 BrainPOP Español for Spanish-speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Francais for French-speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Português Brasileiro for Brazilian Portuguese-speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Deutsch for German speakers, On BrainPOP Nederlands/Vlaamse for Dutch/Flemish speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Svenska for Swedish speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Norske for Norwegian speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Dansk for Danish speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Suomi for Finnish speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Italiano for Italian speakers, On 2005 BrainPOP Magyar for Hungarian speakers, On 2004 BrainPOP UK (English with UK-centered topics), On 2004 BrainPOP Israel, and On 2004 BrainPOP China. The site's free resource for teachers and homeschoolers, BrainPOP Educators, features free tips, tools and best practices by and for teachers and homeschoolers. In 2009, BrainPOP launched BrainPOP ESL, targeted at students learning English as a second language. Schools and parents can use the site to help shape the student's curriculum.

BrainPOP movies may be used to introduce a new lesson or topic, for illustrating complex subject matter or to review before a test. Content is aligned to USA state education standards and is searchable. In addition to movies, the site displays quizzes, games, experiments and other related content that students can use interactively to reinforce the lessons in the movies. BrainPOP products are compatible with PCs, Macs, projectors and interactive whiteboards. No downloading, installation or special hardware is required. There are also applications for the iPad and smartphones. The movies feature recurring characters such as Tim, Moby and Annie. Most of the movies begin with the characters responding to correspondence and end humorously, often with Tim getting annoyed at Moby or vice versa. Students "enjoy the pair's antics."

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