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Celebrate Spring with the Peanuts Gang!

Grades: Elementary (K-3)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Science, Math

Let the Peanuts gang help build your students’ language arts, science, and math skills with this bilingual (English and French) teaching kit that celebrates the start of two seasons — spring and baseball season. And students can also celebrate when It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! airs on ABC in April. Check local listings for date and time.

Paddington on Blu-ray™ and DVD

Grades: Elementary (K-3)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Visual Literacy

Welcome the lovable children’s film and book character, Paddington Bear, into your classroom with these unique language arts and visual literacy learning activities based on the April 28, 2015, Blu-ray™ and DVD release of the delightful, live-action film, Paddington. Students learn about plot structure, develop critical thinking skills by analyzing film scenes, and share a “Paddington at Home” activity with parents.

The Glass Age

Grades: High School
Subject Area: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Inspire your students with “The Glass Age,” a new online video series hosted by TV science investigators Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. Students learn about the history of glass, explore the science behind innovative glass technologies, and imagine how glass engineering could change our lives in the future.

TURN: Washington's Spies

Grades: High School & College
Subject Area: U.S. History

Bring the Revolution to your classroom with TURN: Washington's Spies, the AMC series that tells the little-known story of the Culper Ring, who were at the core of George Washington's espionage operation during the Revolutionary War. Students explore the divided loyalties of the period, focusing on the treachery of Benedict Arnold, and debate how the work of the Culper Ring compares to America's spy agencies today.

Greener Gadgets

Grades: Elementary (4-6)
Subject Area: Environmental Science

This Earth Day, teach your students how "ecycling" — recycling outdated electronics — can help reduce the environmental impact of their technology choices and promote a more sustainable future for planet Earth. Students create an ecycling action plan for their family and launch a community-wide ecycling campaign. Includes activities and a parent take-home letter in both English and Spanish.

STEM Mobile Labs

Grades: Middle & High School
Subject Area: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Introduce your students to STEM Mobile Labs, a FREE mobile app that is your doorway to some of the best STEM-focused content available for mobile phones and tablets. With STEM Mobile Labs, students can leverage the unique capabilities of wireless technology to perform experiments, gather data, conduct research, and more.


Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: Civics, Government, Social Studies

Help bring life-saving vaccines to children around the world as your students become informed citizens about the need for childhood vaccination programs in developing countries, then exercise their right to petition Congress by writing letters urging their representatives to take action. Includes postage-paid mailing label for your students' letters.

Paul Blart's Safety Smarts

Grades: Elementary (ages 7-11)
Subject Area: Safety, Health, Collaborative Learning

America’s safety legend shows kids how to stay safe with these fun and engaging activities based on Paul Blart’s Safety Smarts, a free online video that teaches kids safety tips for everyday situations. Inspired by the new film, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2, arriving in theaters on April 17, the program is designed for afterschool programs, community centers, and youth groups, as well as classrooms, with activities that engage kids in role-play and a take-home safety quiz to share with parents.

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