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 June 1, 2018, newsletter offers resources that Merge STEM & Literacy, Sharpen Media Skills, Coach New Teachers & More.
Here are a few of our favorites...be sure to check out the whole newsletter!
Science Journal for Collecting and Recording Observations
Google’s Science Journal transforms students’ mobile devices into a science laboratory, encouraging students to conduct authentic experiments, collect and visualize data, and record observations from the world around them.
Lesson Challenging Assumptions About Others
Facing History and Ourselves offers a lesson that challenges students’ assumptions with curiosity. In the lesson, students practice being thoughtful about fellow citizens’ values, identities, and perspectives by reflecting on a video featuring voices of young people from across the country.
Astronauts Reading Stories to Children from Space
If you’re looking for a way to take story time up a notch with the children in your classroom, why not turn to astronauts? That’s the premise of Story Time from Space, a project from the nonprofit Global Space Education Foundation that features astronauts reading children’s books from the International Space Station.