Big Deal Media

Digital Learning • Learning Support

A combination of technology, digital content, and instruction.

Mar 15, 2023

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Series About the Craft and Practices of Storytelling

Written Out Loud is a writing and storytelling program pioneered at Yale University and developed in Hollywood. The organization’s team works with schools and students outside of school to teach writing and empathy skills through collaborative storytelling practices.

Mar 01, 2023

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Learning Companions to Films Focusing on Social Justice and Race Relations

Ava DuVernay, the filmmaker behind films for television and theaters, including When They See Us, Colin in Black & White, and Queen Sugar, has released a free online resource that includes lesson plans, or “learning companions,” which teachers can use to accompany instruction about her films.

Mar 01, 2023

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Celebration of Books and Stories That Spark Positive Change

Hoping to ignite the flame that inspires young readers to make a difference, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader have released the slogan for this year’s Children’s Book Week, “Read Books. Spark Change.” The 2023 event will be held May 1–7 and November 6–12.

Mar 01, 2023

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African Wildlife Adventures with a Nine-Year-Old

On Safari With Nala is a video series presented by nine-year-old Nala from Machaba Camp in Botswana. Each week Nala takes viewers on an exciting African adventure. Episodes include everything from exploring the Okavango Delta in a mokoro to learning about African wildlife.

pi day

Mar 01, 2023

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Pi Day—From Polygons to Polynomials

How often does math get a holiday? Pi may be a famous irrational number, but there is nothing irrational about celebrating it with students. Every year mathematics teachers around the country celebrate Pi Day on March 14, since the date 3/14 resembles the first few digits of the number: 3.14.

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