"A Wing and a Prayer" tells the story of an American flight engineer's covert operation to deliver weapons and airplanes to the Israeli army prior to and during the Jewish state’s War of Independence. The film covers why attempts to partition land between Jews and Palestinian Arabs led to a violent conflict and how the World War II aviators helped the Israelis defend their new state against all odds. These resources, including free access to the award-winning PBS documentary, create varied learning opportunities for 5th-12th graders to address a complex historical topic that has social and political relevance.
Tips and resources to help teachers and families socially and emotionally support students during social distancing.
Experts from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network share their recommendations for educators supporting students during the COVID-19 crisis.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is a great online resource (but only for member teachers). They are offering free webinars on distance language teaching right now.
We know it can be hard to sort through the many lists of possible resources to use with students at home—and to figure out which ones will truly advance learning during this unusual time. To help educators and families, we’ve pulled from our top-rated programs to create a series of remote learning experiences that are high-quality, easy to use at home, and totally free.
These bilingual (English and Spanish) video resources for young learnings – science, ELA and math – were developed by Penn State College of Education student teachers.
Art21’s Education initiatives engage audiences in a dialogue about contemporary art and the artists featured in Art21 films.
Programs are based on the organization’s belief that the art and ideas of contemporary visual artists are powerful models for creative and critical thinking across subjects areas and disciplines.
Inspired by our films, in which contemporary artists talk about their motivations and methods, Art21 encourages educators and their students to think and work like artists, using thematic, inquiry-driven processes and strategies that reflect how artists think and make work today.
ASL storybook readings from Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
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Free online resources to help children continue to build critical literacy skills while schools are closed. A team of literacy and education experts curated a toolkit of high-quality online resources to help parents in choosing quality options.