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A painting of the Thiebaud Freeway Curve.
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Art: Transportation

Posted on September 29, 2022

How does transportation affect our daily lives? What can we learn about transportation and travel from works of art? In this image set and suggested activities, students learn about how transportation has changed and developed over time, and they will practice thinking critically about modes of transportation. Continue »

 

A girl pulling back a bow and arrow.
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Health & PE: Power up with Determination

Posted on September 29, 2022

Lizzy is 18 years old and an athlete and a leader. She was born with spina bifida and has embraced herself and her GIRL Power. She is an archer as well as a basketball player. She played as a point guard for the Rollin Rockets in Charlotte NC. She has the goal of playing for […] Continue »

 

One black girl and one white girl putting on bracelets
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Art: Friendship Bracelets

Posted on September 29, 2022

In this lesson, students consider friendship—who their friends are, what makes someone a friend, and objects that are used to symbolize friendship. After watching video excerpts from the PBS KIDS series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC®, students use colorful string to create friendship bracelets. They listen to a book about two friends who knit gifts for each […] Continue »

 

A man holding his head with a background of money, coins, groceries, and a gas nozzle.
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Family and Consumer Science: What is Inflation?

Posted on September 29, 2022

If it seems like things are more expensive these days, it’s because they are! Inflation is the increase in the cost of goods and services over time. It becomes a problem when wages don’t keep up with the rising cost of things. Myles digs into the current causes of inflation and how it impacts our […] Continue »

 

Serena Williams holding out a tennis ball.
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Health & PE: Serena Williams Legacy

Posted on September 29, 2022

Last month, Serena Williams takes the court at the U.S. Open to compete in what is expected to be the last Grand Slam of her legendary career. No one denies that she’s changed the game and many consider her the greatest tennis player of all time. Continue »

 

A woman dressed as a pirate next to a white board of vowel sounds.
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English Language Arts: Bossy Pirate R Vowels

Posted on September 29, 2022

Do you know what a pirate’s favorite letter is? Join 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Randi House, as she teaches about those bossy r-controlled vowels. Use the supplemental student worksheet to identify more r-controlled vowel words. Continue »

 

An older man and a younger girl collecting chicken eggs with ducks in the foreground.
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Science: Sustainable Land Management

Posted on September 29, 2022

Learn about managing land for the good of both humans and wildlife. As humans continue to move across and dominate the open landscapes of North America, transforming diverse native ecosystems into managed areas for crops, livestock, or even simply for aesthetics, our native residents and transient wildlife lose habitat. That is why it is up […] Continue »

 

A painting of Helen Keller in a white blouse smelling a pink rose.
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Social Studies: Helen Keller Birthplace

Posted on September 29, 2022

Visit Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, in this episode of Yellowhammer History Hunt. Helen lost her sight and hearing as a young child but overcame her handicaps to become a renowned writer and activist who traveled the world to advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. Continue »

 

Two train engines pulling several containers.
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Social Studies: Railroad Safety

Posted on September 29, 2022

The Railroad Safety collection provides public safety awareness and simple rules to stay safe around trains and train tracks. This collection uses videos to teach three simple rules everyone should know to stay safe around the rails. Engage in conversations about rail safety with your kids and reinforce the safety tips with activities procided in […] Continue »