Be Funky is free online photo manipulation software, that students and teachers can use. Read about it and another, slightly more sophisticated photo site here at 2Learn.
rEading & WRiting
The History of English in 10 Minutes
"This is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago."
Resources connected to the Alberta Curriculum related to the Centennial of Women's Suffrage in Canada. In Alberta, women gained the vote on April 19, 1916.
"Melati and Isabel Wijsen are on a mission to stop plastic bags from suffocating their beautiful island home of Bali. Their efforts — including petitions, beach cleanups, even a hunger strike — paid off when they convinced their governor to commit to a plastic bag-free Bali by 2018. "Don't ever let anyone tell you that you're too young or you won't understand," Isabel says to other aspiring activists. "We're not telling you it's going to be easy. We're telling you it's going to be worth it.""
Science & Math
A lesson in scale: 209 Seconds That Will Make You Question Your Entire Existence
* I expect that teachers will evaluate each resource for themselves before sharing with students.
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