The Afterschool Tech Toolkit aims to empower afterschool professionals and educators with strategies and training so they can provide students with powerful access to technology outside of classroom hours. This toolkit is for those… read more →
As part of EiE’s new Cisco-supported Digital Profession Development Initiative (above), the EiE team is creating EiE Webinars that introduce classroom and afterschool educators to K-8 engineering education. The first webinar in the series, “Introduction to Engineering for Out-of-School-Time Programs,” is now available.
This 45-minute, on-demand session is a great way to jumpstart your knowledge of EiE’s Engineering Adventures and Engineering Everywhere curricula. Watch it and share it!
With over 100K resources, PBS LearningMedia is a great destination for educators to access high-quality, trusted digital content and solutions that will inspire youth and transform learning.
The Walking Classroom Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and education of all students. The Walking Classroom program is an in-school obesity intervention that promotes health literacy and develops and supports lifelong fitness habits for all students while addressing different learning styles. The method combines standards-aligned academic content and exercise during the regular school day.
Using WalkKits pre-loaded with a year’s worth of standards-aligned audio content, students walk, listen and learn.
The Walking Classroom actively seeks corporate and foundation support so that after school facilitators can get The Walking Classroom for free. After school facilitators interested in implementing The Walking Classroom but who are unable to fund a class set, apply for a donated set here.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle all kinds of curriculum, from math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. The Khan Academy math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. They’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.
This is a recording of Click2Science’s March 6, 2015 Webinar “Digital Learning in OST”.
National Geographic’s Education website has a multitude of resources for educators, including multimedia activities, lessons, and units aligned with national standards.
Smithsonian’s History Explorer offers hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history. The site is designed for use by K-12 teachers and students, afterschool program providers, families, and individuals interested in lifelong learning.
iCivics is a free online curriculum aimed to prepare young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens including 16 educational video games as well as program materials for educators.
PBS LearningMedia is a free resource for in-school and out-of-school time educators to access an abundance of K-12 activities, searchable by subject and by grade level.