Subject: Innovation + Tech

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NASA STEM at Home for Students: A Space to Explore Space!

NASA STEM at Home for Students: A Space to Explore Space!

NASA STEM at Home for Students is an interactive site that allows children in grades K-12 to explore NASA and its missions from home. Children can look through exciting images, play games related to STEM topics, read about current events pertaining to NASA, and even meet members of the crew that is orbiting the Earth...

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Exploring the World with Exploratorium

Exploring the World with Exploratorium

If you are looking for a way to engage your child/student in some deeper-level inquiry, this site is a perfect place to start. Exploratorium.edu is the official website for The Exploratorium, a museum based out of San Francisco, CA that is devoted to the “ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception.” While students cannot...

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PBS Learning Media Offers PreK-12 Lesson ideas, videos, games and other resources

PBS Learning Media Offers PreK-12 Lesson ideas, videos, games and other resources

On the PBS Learning Media Page, educators and parents can find lesson ideas, videos, games and other resources that are aligned to state and national standards. The library of resources ranges from PreK to high school, with nearly all subjects at each grade level being covered. Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, English Language Arts, Engineering, Technology,...

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Using Google Classroom Outside of the Classroom

Using Google Classroom Outside of the Classroom

Many teachers are familiar with Google Classroom as a tool to use within the classroom setting, specifically for posting assignments or links for students. Google Classroom is also an excellent tool to use when outside of the classroom and you want to be available to help your students! You can use Google Classroom to post...

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Codecademy: A fun and easy way to learn how to code

Codecademy: A fun and easy way to learn how to code

Codecademy is an amazing resource if you want to learn how to code. They have easy to follow lessons that let you try and practice everything yourself while learning. With several lessons available for free, this is a great resource to start with. Check it out at https://www.codecademy.com/

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Drive a rover on mars with NASA

Drive a rover on mars with NASA

After NASA landed it’s next rover on Mars, they wanted to help build an educational experience around the trip. Google and NASA paired up to create something totally immersive. Pop your headphones on, take a seat in the rover, and move around the surface of Mars. Along the way, you’ll have a narrated experience from...

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Legends of Learning: Free premium educational games

Legends of Learning: Free premium educational games

Backed by Ivy League-level research, this online gaming platform isn’t Minecraft or Fortnite, but your kid might not know the difference… it’s a legit learning experience. With great educational games–numbering in the thousands–to chose from, your at-home learner will be engaged for weeks with these resources. The Legends of Learning platform has been a popular...

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Breakout EDU: Free Educational Video Games

Breakout EDU: Free Educational Video Games

The makers of dozens of great online games and learning experiences has rushed to offer a handful of their games for free due to Covid-19. The games are broken down by age group and run the full gamut from Pre-K through High School. As they say: “In the event that your school is closed for...