for Teachers - February Edition
Selma Movie (Free Curriculum Guide)
Download your SELMA Curriculum Guide today! Paramount’s complimentary "Selma Curriculum Guide for Middle and High School students" features 72 pages of historical background on Selma and Voting Rights in America. The packet features 11 interdisciplinary lesson plans in History, English Language Arts, Applied Mathematics, Art and Geography. All lesson plans meet the Common Core State Standards and are supported by additional materials available on BazanED including video clips from the film, video interviews with the cast and filmmakers, 37 digital color photos, and printed resources.
Winter Reading Challenge
Scholastic Book Fair Coming Soon!
Student Access to Learn360 (StreamlineSC)
Did you know that students have access to the videos and educational materials in StreamlineSC ( which is now powered by Learn360)? Hundreds of students can use this generic login at the same time:
Login here: www.streamlinesc.org
Videos that Spark Thinking, Learning, & Inspiration
If you like these, here are 26 more:
How to Smile (Science & Math Activities)
Writers Speak to Kids
In this NBC Learn special collection, children's book authors share their writing experiences to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing. Writers include Jeff Kinney, Gordon Korman, Jacqueline Woodson, and others!
Where the Internet Lives
Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZmGGAbHqa0
Fun facts about Google's data centers:
- Google has approximately 16 data centers throughout the world.
- A large data center has a capacity to use as much electricity as a small town in the United States.
- Employees can bring their dogs to work.
- Buildings are so large that Google provides bicycles for engineers to get around them
- A stormtrooper stands guard at the North Carolina facility.
Graphic Novel Digital Kit (Free)
Download the kit here: http://www.smfpl.org/node/13395