The National Constitution Center (NCC) recently released Constitution 101, a 15-week curriculum for high school students, and a standalone self-guided course for learners of all ages, exploring the basic principles of American freedom and the core constitutional texts of American history, from the founding to today.
The OurWorlds app—winner of the 2022 SXSW EDU Launch Competition—teaches Native American history via virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence. The app also includes geolocation features that tailor Native history to where the user is located.
The National Park Service (NPS) helps teachers use the world’s first national park to bring science, mathematics, and social studies to life. Classrooms can connect with a Yellowstone National Park ranger to learn more about geology, ecology, or cultural history, and the National Park Service mission of preservation.
The New York Times Learning Network has published a lesson on the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the hope that it can both help students understand what has led to the “most significant European war in almost 80 years” and encourage them to follow along as the news develops.
Living Nations, Living Words is the signature project of US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, the first Native person to serve in this position. With an emphasis on poetry, and on sharing and elevating the voices of living Native poets, the project consists of a story map and a poetry collection.
Students can become Feature Hunters and help NASA researchers create a machine-learning algorithm to identify surface features in photographs of Earth taken by astronauts in space.
The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education offers Teacher Art Grants of up to $1,000 to support new or evolving programs that integrate the arts into educational programming in a classroom setting.
Timelapse in Google Earth combines more than 24 million satellite photos, two petabytes of data, and 2 million hours of CPU processing time to create an interactive view showing how Earth has changed from 1984 to 2020. Users can choose practically any place on Earth, change camera angles, and select a specific year they want to see.
Veterans Day is coming up on November 11. It’s an opportunity to thank America’s veterans for their service and for students to learn more about veterans and their service. Below are a few ways to celebrate Veterans Day in your classroom.
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.