January 2020 Musts

This is a collection of high quality resources that can be used throughout the month of January and beyond.

 

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100  Questions that Promote Mathematical Discourse
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100 Questions that Promote Mathematical Discourse
Includes questions that:

*help students work together to make sense of math
*teach students to rely on themselves to determine if something is mathematically correct
*learn to reason mathematically
*evaluate their own processes
*help with problem comprehension
*help students learn to conjecture, invent and solve problems
*learn to connect mathematics, its ideas and its application
*help persevere
*help students focus on focus on the mathematics from activities

Subject:
Math
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Ready
Date Added:
12/09/2019
Crash Course Kids - YouTube
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Crash Course Kids combines the same engaging lecture-style content delivery with animated graphics that focus on grade school science.

Topics include Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Geography, Engineering, and Astronomy.

These videos are amazing!

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Crash Course Kids
Author:
Crashcourse
CrashCourse
Date Added:
12/12/2019
Digital Citizenship Lessons - Common Sense Education
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Ready-to-teach lessons to address your changing needs in the classroom.

"Help students take ownership of their digital lives.

Common Sense digital citizenship topics include media balance, cyber-bullying, news and media literacy, online privacy, digital footprint, and communication.
All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Our award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum:

Addresses top concerns for schools.
Prepares students with critical 21st-century skills.
Supports educators with training and recognition.
Engages the whole community through family outreach."

Lessons are available in grade groupings for K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.

Subject:
Education
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Common Sense Media
Date Added:
12/11/2019
Learn How to Search Google - A Google a Day
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A Google a Day challenges users to put their searching skills to the test by asking them to answer a question using Google search. With Google’s search education lesson plans you can take this game even further and begin teaching search literacy in your classroom.

CAN YOU FIND THE ANSWER?

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Google
Date Added:
12/12/2019
Pixar in a Box
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"Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs.

You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode.

The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar.

This collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy is sponsored by Disney. If you have questions or ideas, email us at piab@khanacademy.org."

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
English Language Arts
Coding
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Unit of Study
Author:
Khan Academy
Pixar
Date Added:
12/12/2019
Play. Learn. Grow. Together! - Early Years Learning
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PreK-12 Education, Early Learning and Schools

"Play. Learn. Grow. Together!, is a way to reach out to parents of newborn and Kindergarten-aged children with tips and information on how to help them learn at home.

Play. Learn. Grow. Together! debuts with a new website, interactive social media presence and series of informational videos to get parents thinking about simple and easy ways they can interact with their young child to assist in their development and education. Additional tips and videos from our team of early learning experts will be added over time, allowing Play. Learn. Grow. Together! to evolve into a long term, reliable source of early years educational advice."

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Government of Saskatchewan
Date Added:
11/29/2019
Saskatchewan Literacy Network
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The Saskatchewan Literacy Network is based in Saskatoon and connects with literacy organizations, literacy practitioners, and learners throughout the province.

Resources are available for literacy at home, work and in the community.

Be sure to select the "Literacy at Home" tab and then "Family Literacy Resources" to find useful information and booklets to help foster literacy at home.

Keep an eye on this site in January for information on FAMILY LITERACY WEEK.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
saskliteracy.ca
Date Added:
12/10/2019
Sparks Notes - Today's Most Popular Study Guides
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More Than 500 Study Guides and Counting.
Literature study guides for classic literature.
Your source for help with Shakespeare and English literature, plus history, math, biology, and more.

Subject:
Drama
Education
English Language Arts
Health Education
Math
Science
Biology
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Author:
Spark Notes
Date Added:
11/13/2018