Great People Learning
Monday, June 27, 2022
Today is Helen Keller Day, National Bingo Day, National Ice Cream Cake Day, National Indian Pudding Day, National Orange Blosson Day, Please Take My Children to Work Day, and Sunglasses Day.
June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month; National Oceans Month; National Rivers Month; and National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Helen Keller
ON THIS DATE
- 1844 - Church of Later Day Saints founder Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum are killed by a mob at the jail in Carthage, Illinois.
- 1950 -.President Truman orders Air Force and Navy into the Korean War.
- 1957 - Hurricane Audrey makes landfall near the Texas–Louisiana border, killing over 400 people, making it the 7th most deadly hurricane to hit the U.S.
- 1969 - Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, clash with police.
- 1980 - President Jimmy Carter signs legislation that reinstates draft registration.
SONGS OF THE DAY
- Timbuk 3 - Future's So Bright - LISTEN
- Corey Hart - Sunglasses at Night - LISTEN
- ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses - LISTEN
THEME: Helen Keller
- Grades K-2 - NHPBS Learning Media - Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum - Helen Keller (Available in Spanish) - READ, VIEW, DO
- Grades K-3 - BrainPOP Educator Resources for Helen Keller - VIEW and DO
- Grades 3-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Ivy Green: Helen Keller's Birthplace (Available in Spanish)(4:58) - VIEW
- Grades 3-7 - NHPBS Learning Media - Helen Keller - Author, Advocate, and Activist (Available in Spanish) (3:50) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Video - They Dared - Helen Keller (3:03) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Antiques Roadshow - First-edition Signed Helen Keller Journal (0:36) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Becoming Helen Keller Collection - 12 Videos - VIEW and DO
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Becoming Helen Keller (1:22:50) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Becoming Helen Keller (Extended Audio Description) (1:36:11) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Helen Keller Studied Socialism (1:41) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Helen Keller Studied Socialism (Audio Description) (1:41) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Keller's use of Oral Communication (2:31) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Keller's use of Oral Communication(Audio Description) (2:31) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Helen Keller the Suffragist (0:59) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - American Masters - Helen Keller the Suffragist (Audio Description) (0:59) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Explore the Life and Legacy of Helen Keller (53:52) - VIEW
More Learning Resources
Looking for some super cool crafts to do with your kids? Or maybe you need some expert parenting resources to help raise your child? You can find it all right here:
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.
Cheshire County Historical Society
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
- A resource to keep you connected to nature - Enjoy nature at home with these online learning experiences brought to you by the Science Center’s Naturalists.
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.