Filament Games has curated several freelearning games in multiple subjects, including life science, media literacy, and women in STEM. For example, the OculusgameBreaking Boundaries in Scienceis a virtual-reality celebration of some of history’s most renowned women in the STEM arena.
Works of art are special kinds of historical sources that spark inquiry in the classroom in remarkable ways. Developed by educators at the Art Institute of Chicago, Art + History is an innovative method for using art as a primary source for historical inquiry.
Just a few short weeks ago we saw, heard, and hugged some of our best friends almost daily. Now the world has been turned upside down and we are all trying to find a new normal. I’m reminded of the graphic below. This is truly what it feels like right now. We were on a pretty solid upward trajectory, with a few bumps in the road. Now we’re squarely in the middle of chaos and we realize we will come out higher, stronger, and better than ever.
The Smithsonian Institution–affiliated Buffalo Bill Center of the West offers online educational programs for teachers and students, including Skype in the Classroomvirtual field trips. The center also offers Facebook Live sessions and YouTube videos, and recently launched an Interactive 360 Activity and Curriculum program.
TheJames Dyson Foundation has created 44 freeengineering and science activities for children to try out while at home during the coronavirus pandemic The activities range from making a balloon-powered car to building a bridge from spaghetti.