Browsing Archive: November, 2013

The Holiday Train Show @ NYBG

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, November 8, 2013, In : Museum 
The Holiday Train Show® is back with plenty of holiday fun and new surprises for the whole family! This year features: more trains than ever before, including a new G-scale Metro-North Railroad train that winds its way around a display of Hudson River Valley mansions in the Palms of the World Gallery pool; Holiday Adventures in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden, where kids can embark on a journey through a variety of activity train station stops; and a new holiday dining experie...
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You could win an interactive Discovery assembly, a $5,000 school grant and more!

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, In : Contests 
Empower your students to make a difference with the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the nation's premier K-12 environmental sustainability competition from Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation, and you could win great prizes including a Discovery assembly, a $5,000 school grant, prize packs and more!

Get Started:

Register today at www.wecanchange.com and start creating your team(s).
Visit the K-5 Getting Started section to find helpful Challenge resources including a projec...
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Bring a Global Perspective to Education

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, November 4, 2013,
Primary Source is offering an opportunity for district and school administrators to travel to China as part of a team of influential educators who will examine the triumphs and challenges of the Chinese school system. Comprised of superintendents, school leaders and global education experts, this professional delegation will consider the similarities and differences between the Chinese and US educational systems, while exchanging ideas about how to bring a global perspective home to US classr...

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Tell Stories with Maps

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, November 4, 2013,
Story maps combine intelligent web maps with web applications and templates that incorporate text, multimedia and interactive functions. Esri’s interactive Real Pirates of the Caribbean map tracks the adventures and travels of the scoundrels that operated in the Caribbean Sea between the late 1500s and mid-1700s. The interactive map lets students explore the travels and exploits of five real pirates of the Caribbean: William Parker, François l’Olonnais, Calico Jack Rackham, Henry Morgan ...
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WNET Ch13 Adds Cheyenne Odyssey to Mission US

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Monday, November 4, 2013,
WNET THIRTEEN has launched A Cheyenne Odyssey, the third interactive game in the Mission US series of digital role-playing games created to engage middle school students in the exploration of United States history. The game engages students as they take on the role of a 12-year-old Northern Cheyenne boy in the 1860s. As they play A Cheyenne Odyssey, students gain insight and understanding of westward expansion and its impact on America’s native peoples, the economy, the landscape and the en...
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