Highlights of numerous seasons of the popular PBS: Finding Your Roots program with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In this collection you will find: Video (55), Document (9), Webpage (1), Lesson Plan (9), Media Gallery (18) for Grades 5-13+
PBS has a collection of a variety of media to introduce your students to George Washington and the American Revolution. Included this Collection are: Image (2), Interactive (3), Video (3), Document (1), Media Gallery (1) for Grades 5-12
See the progress of the war through the actions and decisions of General George Washington, such as direct confrontation, military strategy, disease prevention, and spy techniques.
- Yorktown Now or Never
- Yorktown: The French Alliance
- Yorktown: The Siege Begins
- Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War: Culper Code Book
- Smallpox Inoculation Letter
- Washington Crossing the Delaware Painting- Interactive
- Interactive Map of the Battle of Trenton
A Middle School Teacher and Principal discuss the use of picture books in the Middle School classroom do introduce complex literary techniques and reading strategies.
“Charlie Anderson by Barbara Abercrombie, is about a cat who spends the days in the woods and comes home to sleep with his owner, only to leave again the next morning.”
“It is a parallel story and requires quite a bit of inferring on the part of the reader, ” says teacher Jason DeHart.
Task-Oriented Question Construction Wheel Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy
Print this page to have it by your side when you are building tiered activities for your students.
❇️ My Cute Graphics: Free for personals and educational use.
❇️Pixabay: Free image and royalty free stock. Search for images- photos, vector graphics, illustrations, and also videos.
❇️ Emojipedia: Lots of free emojis to add to your google classroom documents. A tip– Use selected emojis on sections of your Google Classroom subjects and documents to help your students stay organized.
J.K. Rawling has granted open licence to read aloud her books during the Covid-19 outbreak. This means that teachers can post themselves reading to their students. Some teachers never got to finish reading the book they started before the outbreak. Now is your chance to read to your students.
❇️ Daniel Radcliffe reads the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone, ‘The Boy Who Lived’.
❇️ Noma Dumezweni reads Chapter Two: ‘The Vanishing Glass’.
❇️ Eddie Redmayne reads Chapter Three: ‘The Letters from No One’.
❇️ Stephen Fry reads Chapter Four: ‘The Keeper of the Keys”.
❇️ Simon Callow, Bonnie Wright, and Evanna Lynch read Chapter Five: ‘‘Diagon Alley’.
❇️ Jamie Parker and the Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child read Chapter Six: ‘The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters’. Have a watch and listen. This chapter is read as a script with a wonderful casting of characters reading the parts. Enjoy this read.
❇️ Olivia Colman, Jonathan Van Ness, and Kate McKinnon read Chapter Seven: ‘The Sorting Hat’.
❇️ Alia Bhatt, Alec Baldwin and his daughter Carmen, introduce us to Professor Snape, the Potions teacher at Hogwarts.reads Chapter Eight: ‘The Potions Master’.
❇️ Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol read Chapter Nine: ‘The Midnight Duel”. Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol narrate Harry’s first flying lesson, as well as a midnight adventure in the castle, where he meets a rather unusual dog.
❇️ Whoopi Goldberg reads Chapter Ten: ‘Hallowe’en’.
❇️ David Tennant and David Beckham read Chapter Eleven: “Quidditch”.
❇️ Matthew Lewis, Helen Howard and Imelda Staunton read Chapter Twelve: “The Mirror of Erised’.
❇️ Hugh Bonneville reads Chapter Thirteen: ‘Nicolas Flamel’
❇️ Jason Isaacs, Tom Felton, and Helen McCrory read Chapter Fourteen: ‘Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback’.
❇️ Kenneth Branagh and Ruth Wilson read Chapter Sixteen: ‘Through the Trapdoor’.
❇️ The Patels, The Gaffneys and the McKennas read Chapter Seventeen: ‘The Man with Two Faces’.
❇️ simpleK12 – Just-in-time teacher training
During this time of isolation teachers have the opportunity for self-directed professional development.
Many districts are having their teachers reach out to their students using Google Classroom. If you need technology support to learn how to use Google Classroom to your advantage, look no further. You can sign up for free and then view 30-minute webinars to get you on your way to an online classroom for your students.
There is a treasure trove of excellent learning opportunities for teachers here. When I was in the classroom I did pay for the low yearly fee to have access to my learning on-demand. It was worth every penny. I started with the free offerings for some time until I just couldn’t be without what they offered on my timeline. Have a look. You won’t be disappointed.
The webinars are always useful, time-efficient, and presented by teachers in the trenches who offer many practical ideas.
Guggenheim Online Resources: Artists
Featuring over 1,700 artworks by more than 625 artists, the Collection Online presents a searchable database of selected artworks from the Guggenheim’s permanent collection of approximately 8,000 artworks.
Do you think that you could live in space? There are three short videos that show you how it is done. Watch the video to see how Astronaut Karen Nyberg washes her hair in space.
Then you will learn how Astronaut Chris Cassidy has a “close shave”.
I wonder how you would sleep in space? Astronaut Suni Williams shows you how it is done. Have you ever wondered how you go to the bathroom in space? Well, Suni tells you how that is done too!
❇️ Complete the viewing sheet as you watch the videos.