The Museums for Digital Learning (MDL) is a way for museums of all disciplines to leverage digitized museum collections to help K–12 educators and students. The MDL learning platform provides educators with authentic, curated museum collection resources to help inspire their students.
In the majesty of its settings and moments of ritual, the US Supreme Court brings its distinctive manner of working in public—by listening to one lawyer at a time and asking tough questions. Its atmosphere mixes informality with dramatic tension. InHeritage, the Supreme Court Historical Society’s new website, offers educational resources on how the court works and landmark cases.
As they watch and read the news, students may hear the acronym NATO without understanding its meaning. Yet they have no doubt heard of countries inside and outside the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) from having watched international competitions such as the Olympics and the World Cup. Students can learn about their country and NATO with the NATO on the Map tool.
To help young children feel empowered in the face of climate change and anxiety, a Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) alum and early childhood educator, with guidance from an HGSE associate professor, has developed Earth Warriors—a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate, and scientifically accurate curriculum for young children.
Playing video games is fun, but playing online multiplayer games against teams from other schools—just like a physical sports league—is a great way to bring students’ gaming skills up a level. The Stride Esports League gives students an online platform to challenge their peers across the nation while learning teambuilding and communication skills.