Pivot is a relatively new television network devoted to presenting entertainment that inspires and compels social change. Its message to its viewers: What you watch does make a difference. Joyce Valenza tells you all about it here.
English Language Arts
The free Sync Audiobook program is back for another summer. This program pairs two audiobooks a week from May 5 - August 17 as free downloads. Check out the site and promote this program to your teens (13 and older).
Magnetic poetry interactive template with Google Drawings that you and your students can use to get creative. You can use this as an independent activity, or take it a step further and make it a collaborative activity and see how the poetry evolves. You can use the “magnets” included, or even add your own text boxes to extend the activity.
The above is an example of a variety of physics infographics that have been shared by Dr. Sushil Kumar on apniphysics.com.
The science behind smell.
Cool Math 4 Kids is a math site specially designed for what kids like and how they learn! Math really CAN be fun and really CAN be easy to learn. One "thank-you" email I received from a parent said, "No more tears at homework time!" That's what it's all about! So look around, have fun, play together, and learn!
* I expect that teachers will evaluate each resource for themselves before sharing with students.
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