Air travel fascinates me which is why The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is one of my favorite museums. One of my good friends recently took his kids there during spring vacation and judging by the Instagram pictures his kids liked it.
The Benefits Of Learning Through Field Trips by Steve Berer, musexplore.net If you are going on a field trip, it is important to prepare your students by developing their visual literacy, and by integrating the trip actively into your curriculum.
Read and follow those who participated in the First World War, watch and follow their stories in real time on Facebook. 10 real people are telling their stories, their experiences, their hopes, fears and humour daily on Facebook. Follow them and talk to them to find out more.
In the past I've shared a handful of infographics and videos designed to help students understand the size of the universe and the scale of objects within it. How Big Is Space? is another good infographic to add to that list.
A buffalo I saw while hiking in Grand Teton NP in 2006.Find Your Park is a new campaign by the U.S. National Parks service. The purpose of the campaign is to increase awareness of National Parks and their programs.
The heart of global education is enabling young people to participate in shaping a better, shared future for the world.
Global education emphasises the unity and interdependence of human society, developing a sense of self and appreciation of cultural diversity, affirmation of social justice and human rights, as well as building peace and actions for a sustainable future in different times and places.
Global education promotes positive values and assists students to take responsibility for their actions and to see themselves as global citizens who can contribute to a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.
Australian global educators place particular emphasis on developing relationships with our neighbours in the Asia–Pacific and Indian Ocean regions.
The lack of indictments against the police officers who were involved in the deaths of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner in New York City have brought about a wide range of emotions, conversations, protest and actions. Because this is such an important conversation teachers want to have with their students, below are ADL lessons on Ferguson, related curricula and additional anti-bias resources and strategies to help you discuss this topic with your students.
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Last night on the Free Technology for Teacher Facebook page I posted a set of resources for art lesson plans. That post reminded me of a couple of sources of free art history books that together offer nearly 700 books.
Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature around the globe with their students. In addition to free offerings that are always available online like, interactive games and lesson plans that align to Next Generation Science Standards and the National Geography Standards, they will be conducting a virtual field trip on Thursday, April 8th.
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