The start of a new year is a wonderful time to explore the past year’s most important news in your classroom. The New York Times Learning Network is encouraging students to write a rap about the year’s news. Students should include information and stories that garnered the most attention in 2015 and create short, 12- to 15-line raps. Winning entries will be published on The Learning Network blog.
On August 26, 2020, the National Women’s History Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with a full day of programming that will include two virtual“Determined to Rise”: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights panel discussion events.
With many K–12 schools moving to a hybrid learning model this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom is adding new features designed to help teachers manage virtual classrooms. The free Zoom for Education plan includes more control over virtual classroom views.