NLP’s checkology® virtual classroom is an innovative space where students discover how to effectively navigate today's challenging information landscape by mastering the core skills and concepts of news literacy. It equips students with the tools to interpret the news and information that shape their lives so they can make informed decisions about what to believe, share and act on — and ultimately become active members of civic society.
Education Week is an independent news organization that has covered K–12 education since 1981. It is known for providing both news and analysis, along with explanatory and investigative journalism across a range of digital, print, and broadcast platforms as well as through live and virtual events. We will have access to digital and print editions.
Engineering is Elementary is a STEM program developed by the National Center for Technological Literacy at the Museum of Science, Boston. The program offers 20 stand-alone units covering life science, earth and space science, and physical science for grades one to five.
Epic! is the world's leading online children's subscription book service, offering unlimited access to over 25,000 high-quality books for children ages 12 and under, including thousands of read-to-me, audiobooks, and educational videos.
Generation Beyond is a free online curriculum created in partnership with Discovery Education. It offer lesson plans, educator guides, and related activities. In December 2016, the program held its first Generation Beyond Student Video Challenge. Competing students designed a habitation module for humans traveling to Mars and explained their design in a short video presentation.
The International Children's Digital Library Foundation (ICDL) is a free online library of digitized children's books in 59 languages from various countries. Children can search for books by country, language, length, intended age group, content type, emotional quality, and other qualifiers.
Novel Engineering is an integrated literacy and engineering program developed by Tufts University. The initiative offers professional development for educators who want to implement Novel Engineering in their schools.
TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.