STEM teacher William Reed from Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep in Chicago has shared a multipart lesson—“Coronavirus: What’s the Real Story?”—in a blog post on the website of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).
How deadly is the new coronavirus? And how does this pandemic compare to other infectious diseases? The New York Times Learning Network offers two classroom activities to help students apply media analysis techniques to the coronavirus outbreak.
The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs is building the next generation of public media with a digital journalism curriculum, as well as local PBS station mentors and the opportunity to tell important community stories to the world. The program creates educational experiences for middle school and high school students in classrooms and afterschool environments.
StudentCam is C-SPAN’s national video documentary competition encouraging students to think critically about issues that affect their communities and the nation. This year students in grades 6–12 are asked to create a short (five- to six-minute) video documentary on a topic related to the theme What’s Your Vision in 2020?
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 November.