Mystery Skype is an educational game, invented by teachers, played by two classrooms on Skype. The aim of the game is to guess the location of the other classroom by asking each other questions. It's suitable for all age groups and can be used to teach subjects like geography, history, languages, mathematics and science.
Started in 1994, EcoKids offers free [K-8] learning activities and resources for Canadian teachers, students, parents and communities to engage in environmental action. EcoKids is designed to inspire children to become life-long environmental stewards through nature connection and play.
The Math Mystery: Mathematics in Nature and Universe – Documentary
cULTURAL DIVERSITY / CHARACTER ED
Monthly focus connecting diversity themes with the virtues of the month along with resources to connect the dots in the classroom.
dIGITAL LITERACY & CITIZENSHIP
Pixar in a Box is a free, new online curriculum that analyzes how the studio fuses art, tech, science, engineering, and math to develop top-shelf animated cinema. Created with middle and high school students in mind but available to everyone, Pixar in a Box's interactive exercises, in-depth video lessons, and hands-on activities are an informative addition to Khan Academy’s extensive educational resources. Read SLJ's review and overview here.
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