Browsing Archive: November, 2010

PBS Program Connects Kids with Broadcasters

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Sunday, November 28, 2010,

PBS Newshour is expanding a mentoring program it began last year to connect students with news professionals in public broadcasting, a program that's tied in with the students' schools through a curriculum focusing on media literacy and digital media production.

In 2010, PBS Newshour launched Student Reporting Labs in concert with seven local public broadcasting radio and television stations (CPTV Connecticut; KLRU Texas; KUT Texas; LPB Louisiana;WAMU Washington, DC; WETA Washington, DC; and W...

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New Competition Brings Lab Resources to Schools

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, November 24, 2010,
NSTA and Shell announce the NSTA’s Shell Science Lab Challenge—an innovative new competition for middle and high school teachers that will bring much-needed laboratory resources to school districts nationwide.  Schools will compete for up to $93,000 in prizes, including a grand prize school science lab makeover valued at $20,000. 
The Challenge asks teachers who have found innovative ways to deliver quality lab experiences in schools with little or inferior equipment to submit their strate...

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Win a Science Day at Your School

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, November 24, 2010,


Just a click a day increases your chance of winning!

Imagine a day of Discovery at your school - complete with engaging science demonstrations, hands-on activities, and thrilling surprises.  Enter the Ultimate Cool School Science Day Sweepstakes daily to increase your chance of winning.

Entries accepted through February 24, 2011.

Prize Details - The winning school will be treated to a spellbinding assembly that is not only fun and in...

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Win a Playground Makeover for Your School

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, November 24, 2010,

Hurry!  Ends 12/1 --  ENTER NOW

The Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes ends December 1st! Spread the word to friends, colleagues and family -- your entry could bring new equipment and improved play spaces to your community! Enter now at

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Art Mysteries for Kids

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, November 19, 2010,
Investigate the stories behind dozens of works of art with Art Scoops, an online arts program from the J. Paul Getty Museum. Kids will love uncovering cool facts, like how one 19th-century chandelier that also served as an aquarium for goldfish, and stories about princesses, spooky sea monsters, and magical characters from history and mythology.
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FREE - The Big Deal Book of Technology

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, November 12, 2010,
21st Century eBook
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Brooklyn Museum Teacher Program

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Thursday, November 4, 2010,

This month the Brooklyn Museum plans to explore observational drawing as an exciting strategy for teaching students of all ages and abilities. Drawing can be used across subject areas to demonstrate understanding, increase observational skills, and engage students in learning. Whether you are an experienced artist or a beginner, this workshop will provide tools to use observational drawing for communication, creative expression, and learning. You will visit several different collection areas ...

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