After Testing Brain Breaks
The activities will have links and it will be up to you how to use them. Some may be best whole-class using projectors while others can be used individually or whole-class.
Whatever you choose, we are sure your students will thank you!
A Cultural Experience
SmartyPins with Google Maps
Start a new game or select a category. Google will provide you with a pin within 1000 miles of a specific landmark. Use your noodle and your search skills to solve. Then drag the pin to the closest location and submit! Bonus points awarded for fastest answers!
Play SmartyPins with Google today. How far can you go before you run out of miles?
Free Curriculum Activities for Middle and High
Applied Digital Skills is a free curriculum where learners practice life and job skills while building creative projects using G Suite for Education. The project-based curriculum has been designed for middle school and high school learners as well as adults who want to learn digital skills in a blended learning environment.
The curriculum includes more than 90 hours worth of curriculum. Applied Digital Skills teaches a digital literacy, real-life and job skills, along with exploring technology topics.
No computers? No problem! This could easily become a worthy paper-pencil activity.
Undulate the Vertebrate!
It's ok, the rest of the grade levels will join you when they finish!
If you like what you see, check out Virtual Class Pets, Shark Week, and Telescope at Discovery Now.
* Appropriate for all ages, enjoy!
Relax & Recharge
Focus and relax with, Meditation for Kids 4 minutes, all ages
Listen to a Chinese folktale, The Stone Cutter - 12 minutes, the younger crowd
Select a science topic at Tumble Science - less than 20 minutes, tweens & teens
Get started with NPR's Wow in the World - 30 minutes, tweens & teens
*Listen first! Since these are free, you may wish to skip the opening advertisements
*Check out this list of recommended podcasts from Common Sense Media
Travel the World
*Test your device prior to use with students!
**Appropriate for all grade levels.
* For the older crowd!
** Teachers - if using whole-group, be sure to move your mouse around while projecting to get the full 360 effect!
Love My School Day
April 11th is Love My School Day!
Share the awesomeness of your school with the world! In your post, use the hashtags #LoveMySchool #SCCPSS and your school hashtag to spread good news about the teachers, students, and learning experiences in your school. Learn about the grassroots project here bit.ly/2lZok7G