Generation Wired sends thousands of texts, plays hours of games, and has hundreds of “friends” they have never even met. Find out how to keep your kids safe and healthy in a hyper-connected world.Be sure to check out and download the Cyberspace Safety Guide to use with the article in Sunday’s Parade Magazine found in the Grand Forks Herald and The Forum.
Here are some online resources for teaching about 9/11 from Thinkfinity, the Verizon Foundation and Parade Classroom.
September 11, 2011, marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. To help you explain the events of 9/11, the heroic actions of rescue workers and the bonding of a nation, look to Thinkfinity.org’s collection of lesson plans, artifacts and interactives that will help your students understand the impact of the September 2001 events, and how they still affect our nation to this day.
Visit the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 group in the Thinkfinity Community to share and discuss teaching strategies related to the events of 9/11. Conversations will be led by the National Museum of American History.
Check out the September 11 blog posts in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History “O say can you see?” blog.
Access the archived version of the September 11: Teaching Contemporary History online conference that explores strategies and resources for K-12 educators to use when teaching about the events of September 11, 2001.
Coming this Sunday in Parade Magazine … a special report by Emily Listfield that reveals the alarming new trend every parent needs to know about. Teens are finding new – and – more dangerous ways to binge. Find out what parents can do in this Sunday’s Parade Magazine found in the Grand Forks Herald and other Forum Communications newspapers.
Check out this website for some great teaching resources. You’ll find an interactive weekly newsquiz, teacher’s corner and a variety of lesson plans. Parade Magazine is published weekly and can be found in the Grand Forks Herald every Sunday.