Things to work on while schools are closed...

If you are looking for learning opportunities for your gifted child, please consider the following: 

  • Check out my Google Classroom to look for sign-up codes for Scratch, and many other learning opportunities.

  • Weekly math challenge:  https://www.noetic-learning.com/pow.jsp (subscribe to their weekly newsletter - upper right hand side of page)
  • Chats with Change Makers with Discover:
    Every Friday, live at 12 pm, join host Tiffany (a 9th-grader from Austin, TX) to chat with a different guest from the engineering community. ´╗┐Hear their stories, ask questions, and get an inside look at how they are using their technical skills to make the world a better place. This week (May 8th) is with Emily Muggleton - She designs space suits at Collins Aerospace! Can't make the live session? No worries!  Watch on-demand at DiscoverE.org.
    Sign up at:   https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ANK_QQdaTCiFN3TNprpkAw

  • Breakout EDU - An problem solving game:
    BreakoutEDU.com/LIVE
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    Breakout edu live is free for anyone to tune in and play.
    *To play go to breakoutedu.com/live at 11am pt / 2pm et.  There is no login required
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     If a student wins the game they’ll be prompted to complete  a form so they can send the prizes to their parents and teacher.
    *Each game starts with a 2-4 th grade level question and slowly works it way up to the critical thinking puzzle. Sometimes those critical thinking puzzles require an upper middle or high school level knowledge. parents are encouraged to play along as well.
    *Email at info@breakoutedu.com if you have any other questions.


*Virtual Field Trips:  https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vTbUBsKt4U5tR-eXC8b2bogrvjrVlEBl8OJIesNPw6b7BRScYRuyXIaSAVIcl_q52BI4SqrK4_HVQCw/pub?fbclid=IwAR0JxtFzjGn_wRNBEt2pOyTZVGOfs1bXJv_UFiVOfKtX3i1Xb3xeUhIYDFc
There are also virtual field trips to some places in Washington DC!

*Engineering Activities:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UbaobL2ymO4_MW4N0eVvdBEfMPLyGaH7KipH27Onmg0/preview?fbclid=IwAR38xvu_gE1Wjh7VgO9Zo5D6olzhJDI9qA9ogWTWKEku457NTLAA01mxucU


*Gifted Activities by grade level: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UbaobL2ymO4_MW4N0eVvdBEfMPLyGaH7KipH27Onmg0/preview?fbclid=IwAR38xvu_gE1Wjh7VgO9Zo5D6olzhJDI9qA9ogWTWKEku457NTLAA01mxucU



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