This blog post on the Kd Heathcare Company’s website highlights some of the inspirational and influential people in wheelchairs to follow on social media and encourage students to succeed. Students can follow athletes, disability advocates, TV celebrities, bloggers, inspirational speakers, and others. Students will learn how the people with these disabilities overcome their own obstacles in life as they encourage and motivate others to live a fulfilled life, regardless of limitations.
NPR invites students around the country to create a podcast and then—with the help of a teacher—compete for a chance to win NPR’s grand prize and have their work featured on national public radio. This contest is for teachers with students between grades 5 and 12.
Based in Australia, Fizzics Education hosts more than 150 freeresources, including science activities and experiments, and podcasts with teaching ideas. For example, in a November 2019 podcast, two educators describe how they help their learners understand STEM from the early years and onward.
Since its launch in 2011, the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog has included more than 900 posts covering a wide range of topics and suggesting various strategies for deepening student engagement and learning.