Here is a video clip (as well as background information and discussion questions) about John Smith and Pocahontas. Did she really save him? What was the Native American tradition about adoption?
Hi Everyone! You’ve probably heard that the snowstorms that swept across the country this past week finally made it to the DC area. We got amazing packing snow at Discovery headquarters, so I decided to build a Discovery globe and a snowman for you. Have you ever used food coloring to color the snow for [...]
Liberty’s Kids While I used this series when I taught fifth grade- I had forgotten about this entertaining cartoon that spans the American Revolution (you will recognize some of the famous voices). But today I read a Discovery Education post- did you know that all 40 episodes of Liberty’s Kids are available to you in [...]
Sign up for a free webinar from edweb.net. Sign up here for the session on January 23 at 1 pm. Check in January for additional resources on the Time For Kids site. You can submit a question from your students for the scientist in Antarctica.
Newsela has something for everyone (not just the ELA students in the title). Not only are there current event topics in a wide variety of areas, but you can select the reading (lexile) level. For struggling readers, they can select a lower level while others can read at a higher level. You can create a [...]
As educators, we strive to help our students understand the world around them. This week, during Computer Science Education Week, Code.org is sponsoring an Hour of Code where students will gain a basic understanding of the underlying software that drives our modern world. Through STEM education, the development of critical thinking skills and hands-on programs [...]
( If you cannot see the above image, change browsers to Mozilla or Chrome) This three dimension Smithsonian site allows you to explore a series of artifacts. You can rotate and modify the colors as well as the lighting. It did not work well on IE (even though I think I have the correct [...]
At Punctuation Campground, all you need to add is the grammar! This would be good on a SMARTBoard or as a station. For the complete post, please visit the TeachersFirst site here.
On November 2, 2013, The Atlee High School Robotics Team and Computer Club collaborated together to host a Pilot “Boy Scout/Girl Scout Badgeathon/Patchathon” for robotics and programming. The goal of the program is to have boys and girls together to satisfy the same badge or patch requirements: Badges for Boy Scouts: 1. Robotics – 2011 [...]