October 24th, 2018

High School Resource: Haunted History of Halloween by History.com

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High School Resource

Haunted History of Halloween by History.com

This video, from History.com’s archive, focuses on why Halloween was originally celebrated.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.6.4, SS.6.4.a, SS.6.4.b.1 and more!

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October 23rd, 2018

Middle School Resource: Pumpkin Patch from P.E. Central

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Middle School Resource

Pumpkin Patch from P.E. Central

In this lesson students work cooperatively together during a fun, Halloween search activity.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.E.1.1.A, HPF.PE.E.2.1.A, HPF.PE.E.2.1.C and more!

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October 22nd, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Halloween Addition Lesson by ECSDM

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Elementary School Resource

Halloween Addition Lesson by ECSDM

This lesson will help children gain an understanding of simple addition in a fun Halloween setting and the vocabulary terms “addend” and “sum.” This lesson is interactive, fun, and “spooky.”

Related NY State Academic Standards: PK.CC.3, PK.CC.4, 1.OA.3 and more!

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October 17th, 2018

High School Resource: Art Institute Installations by ArtBabble.org

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High School Resource

Art Institute Installations by ArtBabble.org

This video series allows viewers to watch the process of the installation of the Modern Wing’s collection into the Art Institute.

Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Pr6.1.6.a, ARTS.VA.C.2.1.GE.D, ARTS.VA.C.3.1.GE.D and more!

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October 16th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Making Art by ArtBabble.org

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Middle School Resource

Making Art by ArtBabble.org

These videos explain techniques for creating various types of artwork.

Related NY State Academic Standards: NAS.VA.Re7.1.6.a, NAS.VA.Re7.1.7.a, ARTS.VA.I.2.1.C and more!

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October 15th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: The Elements of Art by NGA

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Elementary School Resource

The Elements of Art by NGA

The goal of this unit is to introduce students to the basic elements of art (color, line, shape, form, and texture) and to show students how artists use these elements in different ways in their work. In the unit, students will answer questions as they look carefully at paintings and sculpture to identify the elements and analyze how they are used by different artists.

Related NY State Academic Standards: ARTS.VA.E.1.1.A, ARTS.VA.E.1.1.C, ARTS.VA.E.1.1.E and more!

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October 12th, 2018

High School Resource: Adding Color to the Classroom by Teaching Channel

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High School Resource

Adding Color to the Classroom by Teaching Channel

In this Teaching Practice video, we find out how the use of color in the classroom creates a bright and inviting environment.

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October 11th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Activity Survey

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Middle School Resource

Activity Survey

Students will survey the interests of the students on their school’s instructional team, analyze the data from the surveys and recommend clubs, activities, or other school programs to meet those interests. This will help students begin to understand how they can impact the system in which they operate.

Related NY State Academic Standards: W.7.1.a, W.7.7, W.8.1.a and more!

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October 8th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Classroom Idea – Months of the Year

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Elementary School Resource

Classroom Idea: Months of the Year

Make a large pictograph with the months of the year. Put each child’s name with the month in which he/she was born. Talk about the information shown on the graph.

Related NY State Academic Standards: PK.CC.3.a, MST3.PK.CN.3, MST3.PK.S.2 and more!

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October 3rd, 2018

High School Resource: The Real Story of Columbus

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The Real Story of Columbus

This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on where Columbus believed he was when he first landed in the Caribbean.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.a.1, SS.7.2 and more!

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