Oct 18, 2019 2019-10-18
By Julia O’Connor
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in September.
1. What College Couldn't Teach Me About Being a Teacher
Teacher Trevor Muir discusses the stigma that teachers are merely deliverers of content, but the truth is that the work of a successful teacher takes immense creativity.
2. Game Pairing Environmental Concepts with Computational Thinking
The Pack, created by the New York Hall of Science, is an open virtual-world game based around two timely STEM subjects-environmental awareness and computational thinking.
3. Constitution Day Viewing Party
iCivics and Discovery Education will present a special virtual viewing party for students and teachers in observance of Constitution Day 2019.
4. Game Using Computer Science to Solve a Nancy Drew Mystery
Nancy Drew Codes and Clues Mystery Game sparks an interest in coding, especially for girls, through a fun and engaging story.
5. Google Curriculum to Help Children Become Media Literate
A few years ago, Google launched its “Be Internet Awesome” curriculum, which focused on teaching children about online safety. This year the company has added a new component to its campaign: media literacy..