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 May 1, 2018, newsletter offers resources that Promote Economic Literacy, Use the Power of Art, Honor Teachers & More.
Here are a few of our favorites...be sure to check out the whole newsletter!
Comic Books Teaching Basic Economic Principles
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has developed a series of Educational Comic Books that teach students about basic economic principles and the Federal Reserve’s role in the economic system.
Tool That Answers Questions Using Experimental AI
Imagine if students could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. For example: What is fun about computer programming? Would you advise young people to pursue a career as a musician? How can I stop thinking and fall asleep? Google has a way to convene that kind of forum—in half a second.
Multifaceted Online Maker Program
The Library Journal’s Maker Workshop is a two-week online course designed for librarians and educators interested in overseeing or developing maker-oriented programming for the library. The course content will be relevant to librarians in schools or public libraries who serve various age groups and demographics.