Thu, Jan 14, 2021 11:03 AM in Using Disney+ and Netflix to teach science
One thing to keep in mind is student access to these resources. I think rather than assigning students to "go watch X on Y platform" you need to plan to stream a clip, episode, or movie from your own account during class time so that all students have equal access.
With that in mind, Netflix is easier to watch over shared screens/third party ( https://www.netflixparty.com/) than Dis...
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Thu, Jan 14, 2021 10:59 AM in Student Motivation
I think giving the kids "missions" helps - send them away from the screen for a quick task that they must report back on. Or give them projects to work on during non-screen learning time that they can share with their peers when everyone is back online. Depending on the age of your students, Flipgrid can be a great tool to not only create mission forums but give students a chance to eng...
Thu, Jan 14, 2021 10:40 AM in Hands-on Activities at Home
Hi! I'm not sure what age group you are working with, but for younger students the Daily Do's on NSTA are a great place to start. If you're doing environmental education, encouraging students to go on backyard safaris and engaging in citizen science is excellent. Cornell's All About Birds website is a free tool that students could use to identify birds they observe and learn more ...
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