National Geographic Education has launched a new grant program called the Learning Emergency Fund, which will award at least 50 grants to teachers to adapt or develop remote-friendly curriculum resources that use science, social studies, or geography to teach about pandemics, including COVID-19, or about social or environmental justice.
Primary Source has announced HistoryThon, an opportunity to explore African American history while supporting teachers with the tools they need, at a time when outdoor activities are safest. Participants can choose where their journey will take them as they explore walks, trails, and sites of historical importance to the African American experience.
Since 2020 is an election year, many topics and questions are on the minds of social studies students as they engage in civic life. The National Council for the Social Studies invites high school students to contribute short videos or serve on a panel during a live town hall broadcast to speak out on the subjects of citizenship, the election process, and civics.
Launched in September 2020, the Virtual Online Museum of Art (VOMA) is more than just an online gallery. VOMA is entirely virtual, from the paintings and drawings hanging on the walls to the museum’s computer-generated building itself, giving viewers a new way of experiencing art that transports them to an art space without having to leave their computers.
IEEE REACH provides teachers and students with educational resources that explore the relationship between technology and engineering history and their complex relationships with society, politics, economics, and culture.