Explore the following drop downs organized by subject areas to learn about various websites with activity and lesson ideas for educators. Browse these sites to get inspiration for your own lessons and to learn about resources that are available to use or implement in your classroom.
Includes 88,000+ engaging digital resources, such as lessons, book readings, and video, curated to enrich literacy instruction.
A collection of, "videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Kristen Bell, Rita Moreno, Viola Davis, Jaime Camil, Kevin Costner, Lily Tomlin, Sarah Silverman, Betty White, Wanda Sykes and dozens more." [from source]
"The Inquiry Design Model (IDM) is a distinctive approach to creating curriculum and instructional materials that honors teachers’ knowledge and expertise, avoids overprescription, and focuses on the main elements of the instructional design process as envisioned in the Inquiry Arc of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for State Social Studies Standards (2013)" [from source].
"Learn from History is a broad-based coalition of organizations of parents, students, teachers, school system leaders, community leaders, and other concerned Americans, facilitated by Stand for Children Leadership Center" educating others on what is already taught in history and social studies classrooms and the importance of an accurate education [from source].
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