Browsing Archive: March, 2011

Brooklyn Museum Offers Free Workshop for Teachers in April

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, March 29, 2011,
William Steig (American, 1907–2003). [Untitled] (Dog Playing Violin). American Art. Gift of Jeanne Steig, 2010.20.84. 

Teacher Leadership Program

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Join us this month to discover strategies for engaging students in learning through play. Learn exciting games that build classroom community, increase art and literacy skills, and stimulate critical thinking through interactive experiences with works of art. We will explore several different collection areas in this multi...

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National Civil War Student Challenge

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, March 25, 2011,

National Civil War Student Challenge

In April 2011, award-winning cable network HISTORY and global education company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) are commemorating the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War by inviting all U.S. high school students to participate in a national trivia contest—the National Civil War Student Challenge. This academic competition gives students a chance to showcase their knowledge of one of the most pivotal events in American history and qualify to win up to $15,000 in college scholarsh...

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FREE Virtual Economics Workshop for Teachers

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, March 23, 2011,

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Free Workshop: Virtual Economics 4.0

Need help integrating economics and personal finance into your lessons? Are you concerned about new state standards on these topics?

If yes, sign up now for our free Virtual Economics 4.0 workshop.

Virtual Economics 4.0: Everything You Need for K-12 Economics
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
10:00am — 3:00 pm

The workshop is free and all attendees receive a complimentary copy of Virtual Economics 4.0 CD-ROM.
VE 4.0 conta...

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STEM in the Infrastructure & Architecture Around Us

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, March 21, 2011,
Salvadori Summer Institute


Get certified as a Salvadori Specialist at a three-day Summer Institute at the Center's most comprehensive introduction to the built world as a living classroom and teaching tool.

Teachers will unlock the math and science embedded in bridges, skyscrapers, and other structures that surround us. Using concepts drawn from the common core standards, teachers will take part in architecture and engineering activities and develop methods for applying them in their cla...

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FREE Resources on Environmental Appreciation

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, March 21, 2011,

Don't Miss Out!

Enter the Landscapes Across America Contest by March 31!

It's important for students to appreciate and protect the green space around them, but it's not always easy to incorporate this into the school day. That's why TurfMutt is here to help! With your needs in mind, TurfMutt's Landscapes Across America Contest encourages students to learn about the environment, provides...

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Brightpoint Literacy has kicked off a new mini-grant program aimed at improving literacy in boys

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, March 8, 2011,

Brightpoint, an imprint of Peoples Education, distributes cross-curricular literacy titles for K-8 students in the United States, including the Boldprint Kids, Boldprint Graphic Novels, and Graphic Poetry collections. According to the company, it launched the grant in response to findings released in 2010 that boys lag behind girls in reading achievement.

The grant will offer $500 in Brightpoint Literacy products to one winner. Applicants need to fill out an online application explaining "...

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Putumayo World Music

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, March 7, 2011,
If you teach about globalization or multicultural education, how about playing some music from around the world.  Putumayo makes THE BEST CDs of music from different cultures.  These are the cool CDs you hear in coffee shops around NYC and even in lounges at night.  Share them with your students.


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Free Workshop: Financial Crises Past & Present

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, March 7, 2011,
Over the Summer we had the pleasure of attending a workshop at the Council for Economic Education.  The workshop was excellent.  It was filled with easy to follow ideas & lessons for teaching Economics to a variety of age groups.  The resources were well written and best of all FREE.  They are located in Manhattan near public transportation, provided breakfast & a boxed lunch.  If you have the time and interest, their workshops are definitely worthwhile.

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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Opens it Doors to Educators

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, March 1, 2011,

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:00–6:00 p.m.

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Add some sparkle and color to your Monday night…
Join us to learn how to bring design-thinking into your classroom while enjoying free tours, refreshments and prizes. Drawing for everyone including returning teachers who bring a friend for the first time to the museum! 

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. / Reception
Meet Cooper-Hewitt education staff  while enj...

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Reach for the Stars with WISH - Women in STEM H.S. Aerospace Scholars

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Tuesday, March 1, 2011,

The adventure begins Spring 2011 with an online community and culminates with a summer experience at NASA Johnson Space Center. Collaborate with female high school juniors from across the country and female NASA engineers. Applications are due March 14, 2011.


NASA wants you to become the engineers, scientists, researchers and innovators of tomorrow. The WISH project offers a one-of-a-kind experience for female high school students like you to jump start your future and e...

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