VSTE partners with Big Deal Media to bring you the "best of the best" of web-based resources, classroom competitions and teacher grant programs. The January 4, 2018, newsletter offers resources thatIntegrate STEM into Sports, Dive into the Past, Design a Robot & More.
Here are a few of our favorites. Be sure to check out the complete newsletter using the link below. The archives have some great stuff, too! Bookmark the page for your next snow day.
First-Person Accounts of Slavery Experiences
In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) sponsored a Federal Writers’ Project dedicated to chronicling the experience of slavery as remembered by former slaves. African American men and women born into slavery were interviewed, and their stories were recorded and transcribed.
Grants for Increasing Technology Integration and Student Achievement
Educators of America delivers new, sustainable, and useful educational technology to K–12 schools and classrooms. Through its microgrant program, the organization outfits classrooms with technology resources, including web-connected devices, electronic whiteboards, and tablets.
Instructional Models and Digital Tools for STEM Learning
WGBH Educational Foundation has launched the first set of interactive K–12 digital resources produced as part of “Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms.” These resources are being distributed free of charge through PBS LearningMedia to more than 1.9 million registered educators and their students across the country.