Falling Into Learning

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Today is the Autumnal Equinox, Elephant  Appreciation Day, Hobbit Day, National White Chocolate Day, and National Ice Cream Cone Day.



  • 1791 - English scientist Michael Faraday
  • 1879 - English tennis player and five-time Ladies Singles Wimbledon Champion Charlotte Cooper
  • 1891 - African-American Expressionist painter Alma Thomas
  • 1958 - Musician Joan Jett

Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald  - Autumn in New York -LISTEN
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts - I Love Rock and Roll - LISTEN
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts - Bad Reputation - LISTEN

THEME:   Autumn

  • Grades PreK-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Celebrating Fall Collection - READ, VIEW,  DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Guess the Season - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Ernies Autumn Hay Maze - PRINT and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Daniel Tiger -The Leaf Game - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Everyday Learning - About the Seasons -VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Habitat Earth - Why Do We Have Different Seasons? - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - It's Okay to Be Smart - The Equinox Isn't What You Think It Is - VIEW


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National Remote Learning Resources

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.


Annenberg Learner

Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.



Features over 1,000 animated shorts and quizzes for students in grades K-12 covering science, social studies, English, math, the arts, health, and technology.  The service is free to schools closed due to COVID-19.


Scholastic Learn At Home

Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.

Storyline Online

StoryLine Online

A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.

Local Learning Resources

The best of NH learning resources from around the state.

  • Cheshire County Historical Society

  • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

  • New Hampshire Public Radio:

    • Civics 101 -  Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
    • Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
  • Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park

    • Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning. 
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

  • Strawbery Banke Museum

    • Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
  • Tiger Takes On



PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents

  • PBS for Parents
    A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
  • PBS Education
    The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
  • PBS Teachers' Lounge
    This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
  • PBS KIDS Games app
    Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere. 

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