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 Create a Global Classroom, Tap Deeper Learning, Picture History & More.
Here are a few of our favorite resources in this newsletter. Be sure to check out the full newsletter linked below:
Digital Learning • Learning Support
Web Projects to Enhance Historical Thinking
The American Social History Project (ASHP) in the Center for Media Literacyat City University of New York has been at the forefront of history on the web since the mid-1990s, producing a variety of websites where teachers, students, and the general public can discover the past. The subjects range from revolutionary France to twenty-first century America and points in between.
STEM • STEAM • STREAM
Essential STEM Resources to Spark Creativity
Quill.com helps educators launch the new school year with fresh lesson plans and activities, as well as products, supplies, and technology to create engaging and positive learning environments. Teachers can put their students’ creativity into high gear with 3D models and other STEM activities. They can brush up on their professional growth efforts (and receive a CE certificate) with relevant webinars on topics such as “Teaching with Technology,” “Tech As a Learning Tool,” and “Creating Brain-Friendly Classrooms.”
Number Crunching Gameplay
Developed by Little 10 Robots for iPhone and iPad, Calcugators – Additionimmerses students in entertaining gameplay while sharpening their addition skills. Although the app focuses on addition, students have a variety of ways to manipulate numbers and improve their overall number sense and problem solving skills.
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