Image courtesy of https://medialiteracyweek.us/. This week, October 26th - 30th, 2020, is Media Literacy Week! We’re happy to share classroom-ready materials specifically designed to build stronger literacy skills in students. Below, find links to resources that are useful for teaching media literacy and critical thinking in the classroom. How to Read a News Story For … Continue reading Media Literacy Week: Resources and Guides
On Saturday, November 7th, we invite you to join us at 10 a.m. PST for a Virtual Open House. Learn more about our new online sim, hear from teachers who have already used it in their classrooms, and get a firsthand look at the sim itself! To sign up, click here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qI3_ixQSCPM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0mSJR07YyYyoLdB6SPIfAHpuUos_fwPLJYZYb7GdV-KENbW426tQKXuRs Watch the trailer … Continue reading iThrive Virtual Sim: Lives in Balance – Sign Up Today!
In honor of the 233rd anniversary of the signing of our Constitution, we'd like to hear from you! Imagine you had the opportunity to weigh in on a new Constitutional Amendment. What would it be? Pick from the suggestions below or write your own! Put your answer in the comment box and we might shout … Continue reading Advise On A New Amendment | Constitution Day 2020!
We’re so excited to continue our distance learning webinars throughout the fall semester - below you’ll find a list of all the courses being offered. We hope you’ll join us! Sign up here for fall programs for students and families, or professional development webinars for educators! Programs will take place at 2pm ET unless otherwise … Continue reading Join Us For Fall Online Programs – and Welcome Back to School!
In partnership with the Presidential Primary Sources Project, distance learning classes are continuing with a variety of summer and fall sessions, for both students and educators! Programs for students are aimed for grades 3 - 12, and will take place at 2pm ET / 11am PST unless otherwise noted. Sign up here for summer or … Continue reading Join Us For Online Summer & Fall Programs!
The Titanic, docked in Southampton, England. The Titanic is one of the most famous ships in history: leaving England on April 10th, 1912, it was only on the water for three days before it collided with an iceberg and sank on April 15th, 1912. In this guide, we provide research and information on the ship, … Continue reading The Titanic and the Passengers Who Boarded It: Research and Assignment Guide
Dear Educators, Congratulations on making it to the end of a very momentous and challenging school year! We so greatly appreciate the work you do each and every day for students. We have some wonderful news to share. Since the stay-at-home orders went into effect, we worked with our partners at iThrive Games Foundation to … Continue reading New Virtual Sim!
Stop #1 of the walking tour of Philadelphia - "Elfreth’s Alley is a National Historic Landmark located in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood. It’s known as “Our nation’s oldest residential street.” (Lindsay Lazarski/WHYY)." The Situation Room Experience, “Washington’s Cabinet” scenario takes place in the year 1793. One of the many issues students face as they take … Continue reading Create Your Own Digital “Walking Tour”
Want to get this right to your inbox? Go to http://eepurl.com/gPVFBT. Distance Learning Progams Join us online for interactive learning programs! Programs are available for preschool through 12th grade, and are scheduled weekly through the end of May. All programs, offered in partnership with the Presidential Primary Sources Project, will take place at 2pm ET / 1 pm … Continue reading Check Out Our April Newsletter!
With two exciting Google Cultural Institute exhibits, you and those around you can attend historical exhibits from your own home. Read below for more information on each of these exciting online opportunities. Vietnam Veterans Memorial: A Story Behind the Memorial In this online exhibit, go on a tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, looking at … Continue reading Online Exhibits – Attend Right from Your Living Room!