VSTE partners with Big Deal Media to provide access to quality resources of interest to K-12 educators. From grants to competitions to curriculum resources, this newsletter has something for everyone.
Shine a Spotlight on a Music Educator
The GRAMMY Music EducatorAward was created to shine a spotlight on the excellent and impactful work that thousands of music teachers across the US are doing. The nominee will be evaluated based on having made a measurable difference in the lives of students and a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education. Nominations close March 15, 2015.
Incorporate Themes That Run Through Life and Literature
On the CommonLit website, teachers can access a collection of free poems, short stories, news articles,historical documents and excerpts of classic literature. The collection is organized by 14 commonly taught themes—for example, Friendship & Loyalty, Growing Up, and Technology, Progress & Industry—which will help spark discussion or debate for students in the middle grades.
Join Conversations About Teaching and Learning
The Future of Education podcast series hosts conversations on teaching and learning in a networked world. This interview series and The Future of Education community are devoted to providing an opportunity for those who care about education to share their voices and ideas with others.
March 2, 2015 Edition (Opens in new tab)