Thinkport Newsletter: Lights, Camera, Action in Learning

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July 13, 2016

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Invigorate learning and teaching with action-oriented resources designed to boost engagement and innovation inside and outside of the classroom. Ready, set, go and get started! Activities cover topics from art and dance, to engineering, math and design. 

Light bulb moments...

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Encourage hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts.  PBS LearningMedia provides a one-stop shop of STEM, DIY and digital resources that focus on the problem, technology, or process behind object creation. (Grades PreK-12)

Math on the move...

Now you can answer that age-old question “When am I ever going to use this in real life?” Our Math in Action videos show how math is used in everyday life, from designing a cake and creating a sculpture, to landscaping and urban planning. 
(Grades: middle school)

Lights, Camera, Action...

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In this PBS KIDS out-of-school time multimedia adventure, children work behind the scenes and explore jobs such as production assistant, caterer and accountant to practice concepts and skills related to telling time and counting money. (Ages: 6-8)

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Create, Explore, Connect...

Get art smart with the Kennedy Center. Find a creative selection of digital resources, lessons, video clips, how-to guides, and modules designed to boost arts education in the classroom, in out-of-school time programs, and at home. The site includes sections for educators, families and students. (Grades: K-12)

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Visit for free PreK-12 activities, multimedia and online courses.