Tag Archive: Program Lists

Nov 01

High School Writing

A few of my local high school writing teachers have asked me about videoconference options lately. So here’s a list of options. Writing/Author Related Content Provider Programs Schooner Christmas: Creative Writing with a Historical Perspective from Pier Wisconsin. Available in November & December. Unity & Diversity from the Cleveland Institute of Music addresses skills for …

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Oct 26

High School Graphics Arts Programs

On Monday I talked to our Graphic Arts CTE (Career Technical Education) program teachers. We brainstormed some possibilities for their classes. Here’s what we came up with. Animation: Not Just for Saturday Morning, from the Museum of TV & Radio. Programs from Author/Computer Illustrator Bill Dallas Lewis. I think this is a really good option …

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Sep 20

Best 2nd grade VC programs

So you’re a 2nd grade teacher and trying to pick the best VC program for this year? Here are what I consider to be your best choices. Science Of all the possibilities we’ve correlated to the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations for 2nd grade, I’d say choose one of these providers: The Center for Puppetry …

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Sep 20

Best 1st grade VC programs

So you’re a 1st grade teacher and trying to pick the best VC program for this year? Here are what I consider to be your best choices. Science Of all the possibilities we’ve correlated to the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations for 1st grade, I’d say choose one of these providers: The Center for Puppetry …

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Sep 20

What About Math? Elementary Possibilities

If you’re interested in doing a videoconference related to math, you may have found that there aren’t as many opportunties as other subject areas. However, there are still some good choices. Content Providers On the Wall: Drawing on Math from the Indianapolis Museum of Art. We’ve really enjoyed this program. Students use math to solve …

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Sep 15

High School Expert Interviews

There’s also a stack of expert interviews from several locations. We really like the COSI Columbus ones. They are available on many science topics. COSI Columbus has many experts available on topics such as: climate change, migratory birds, athletic performance, PC robotics, memory, ecology, genetics, forensics, and more! Vanderbilt Virtual School and Vanderbilt Center for …

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Sep 15

Foreign Language Classes

We’ve had quite an increase this year in programs available for foreign languages. Here’s what’s available: Spanish The Cleveland Museum of Art, one of our favorite providers, will present a couple of their programs in Spanish if requested. The Indianapolis Museum of Art offers an excellent interactive program called the Speak to Learn Game Show. …

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Sep 14

Studying the Holocaust & World War II

Is your class studying the holocaust? There are several good options of videoconferences to supplement your studies. The Museum of Tolerance offers interviews with holocaust survivors. A little expensive, but well worth it. They are in California, so classes in the EST timezone can’t schedule before about 12:00 noon. The Holocaust Memorial in NY has …

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Sep 13

Best 5th grade VC programs

So you’re a 5th grade teacher trying to decide which VC programs to do this year? Here’s my “best picks” list. Social Studies For U.S. geography and history, consider the program we run in April every year: MysteryQuest USA. My local teachers pick times & dates, then we advertise to everyone else. This program is …

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Sep 13

Best 4th grade VC programs

4th grade teachers, need help picking a videoconference for this year? Here’s what I consider to be your best choices. Social Studies Of course there are many great options for studying Michigan! Local Teachers: The free LAPS programs offered by Macomb ISD are one option. I’ve already emailed this information out. If you missed it, …

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