From digital learning to mobile learning to professional growth, Big Deal Media offers the best of the best web-based resources for K-12 educators. The October 16, 2017, newsletter offers resources that help students Spur Design Thinking, Grow Edible Gardens, Combat Opioid Misuse & More.
Here are a few of our favorite resources in this newsletter. Be sure to check out the full newsletter linked below:
School Garden Grant Program
A collaboration between the Whole Kids Foundation and FoodCorps, the School Garden Grant Program supports edible educational gardens (growing fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains, etc.) located at schools or other nonprofit organizations.
Educational Gaming Journey to the Italian Renaissance
Founded out of the LIVE Lab at Texas A&M University, Triseum has developed an art history game, ARTé: Mecenas, in which students assume the role of a Medici and balance relationships with powerful city–states, merchant factions, and the Catholic Church or risk excommunication, exile, and bankruptcy.
Design Solutions for Real-World Challenges
Created by the Chicago Architectural Foundation, DiscoverDesign is an online platform where students, teachers, and mentors come together to design solutions for real-world challenges. The website serves as a “town square” where students can be inspired, learn from peers, and get feedback from design professionals.
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