Tune In To Learning
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Today is World Hello Day, National Cranberry Day, National Gingerbread Cookie Day, and World Television Day.
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Television
ON THIS DATE
- 1620 - Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact.
- 1789 - North Carolina becomes the 12th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
- 1877 - Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph.
- 1905 - Albert Einstein's paper that leads to the mass–energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published in the journal Annalen der Physik.
- 1922 - Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator. She served for one day.
- 2000 - The Florida Supreme Court grants Democrat Al Gore's request to keep the presidential election recount going.
SONGS OF THE DAY
Coleman Hawkins - Smoke Gets in your Eyes - LISTEN
THEME: Sesame Street
- Grades PreK-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Arthur - TV Star -DO
- Grades 3-12 - PBS LearningMedia -Bringing a Theatrical Work to Television - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Television - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources - Television! - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Experience - 1964: "Television Reflects Social Change" - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Pioneers of Television Series - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - I Remember Television Series -VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia -Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You - Race and Representation on Television: Norman Lear’s Good Times and The Jeffersons - VIEW and DO
National Remote Learning Resources
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.
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.
Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.
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.
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.