As our city has been through many challenges these last few months, we know that one relevant issue and part of so many kids’ lives is racism. We are looking for middle school to college students to submit their stories to us.
Please send us your story, video, or TikTok and share your viewpoint or experience with racism with the New York community. Please enter Your Voice and Your Viewpoint by October 30th at midnight to enter your voice, viewpoint to Schneps media.
Schneps Media and the Claire Friedlander Foundation want to hear your voice and your viewpoint on your experiences with RACISM. We invite students, our future leaders, to share your thoughts and feelings about your experiences.
Students can either choose from the following prompts or submit work beyond the prompts but still relate to the overall goal of sharing YOUR VOICE AND YOUR VIEWPOINT.
- I experienced racism when…
- I’ve fought against racism by…
- I was racially profiled when…
- My first experience with racism was when…
Submit virtual or written entries limited to 250 words either by email or by using the hashtag #YourVoiceYourViewpoint on social media, including Instagram or TikTok. Video entries can be emailed to YourVoiceYourViewpoint@schnepsmedia.com. Please include your name, age, and school with entries. Submissions will be published in Schneps Media’s multiple platforms of print, digital, and broadcasting. 2 middle school students, 2 high school and 2 college students, will each be awarded a prize of $500 by a panel of Queensborough Community College students.
Submissions will be accepted through Friday, October 30th, and winners of the prize will be announced on November 6th.
Submission can be emailed to YourVoiceYourViewpoint@schnepsmedia.com
Como nuestra ciudad ha pasado por muchos desafíos en los últimos meses, sabemos que un tema relevante y parte de la vida de muchos niños es el racismo. Buscamos estudiantes de la escuela intermedia a la universidad para que nos envíen sus historias.
Envíenos su historia, video o TikTok y comparta su punto de vista o experiencia con el racismo con la comunidad de Nueva York. Ingrese su voz y su punto de vista antes del 30 de octubre a la medianoche para ingresar su voz, punto de vista a los medios de Schneps.
Schneps Media y la Fundación Claire Friedlander quieren escuchar su voz y su punto de vista sobre sus experiencias con RACISM. Invitamos a los estudiantes, nuestros futuros líderes, a compartir sus pensamientos y sentimientos sobre sus experiencias.
Los estudiantes pueden elegir entre las siguientes indicaciones o enviar un trabajo más allá de las indicaciones, pero aún así relacionarse con el objetivo general de compartir SU VOZ Y SU PUNTO DE VISTA.
- Experimenté racismo cuando ...
- He luchado contra el racismo por ...
- Me perfilaron racialmente cuando ...
- Mi primera experiencia con el racismo fue cuando
Envíe entradas virtuales o escritas limitadas a 250 palabras, ya sea por correo electrónico o usando el hashtag #YourVoiceYourViewpoint en las redes sociales, incluidos Instagram o TikTok. Las entradas de video se pueden enviar por correo electrónico a YourVoiceYourViewpoint@schnepsmedia.com. Incluya su nombre, edad y escuela con las entradas. Las presentaciones se publicarán en las múltiples plataformas impresas, digitales y de radiodifusión de Schneps Media. 2 estudiantes de secundaria, 2 estudiantes de secundaria y 2 universitarios, recibirán un premio de $ 500 cada uno por un panel de estudiantes de Queensborough Community College.
Las presentaciones se aceptarán hasta el viernes 30 de octubre y los ganadores del premio se anunciarán el 6 de noviembre.
La presentación se puede enviar por correo electrónico a YourVoiceYourViewpoint@schnepsmedia.com
By Ally Noel MommyPoppins
Virtual Learning for Kids of All Ages
1. PBS Learning Media
These interactive lesson plans are curricular-aligned to meet standards from preschool all the way through high school. FREE
2. Museums with Virtual Tours Through Google Arts and Culture
Google Arts and Culture allows children to access world-renowned museums from home. You can tour the collections of more than 1,200 museums online through its catalog.
3. Khan Academy
Khan Academy is always free and provides high-quality content for kids (and adults) of all ages. Make sure to check out Khan Kids for the littlest of learners. FREE
Since 2013, Code.org has been providing free online coding classes for students of all ages. Learn how to think like a programmer while completing online modules. FREE
5. Scholastic Learn From Home
The K-12 education powerhouse that is Scholastic has you at-home learning needs covered with lessons for kids from pre-K through sixth grade and up. Kids can dive into topics like the future of zoos and life science. It's all divided by age and grade level. Requires small monthly fee.
6. ReadWriteThink Printing Press
If your kids want to create newsletters, newspapers, brochures, or any other printable, then check out the Printing Press fro ReadWriteThink. They provide engaging lesson plans for kids in K-12 to bring the printed word to life. FREE
Preschool Online and Remote Learning
7. Starfall Education
This bright and colorful website will appeal to preschoolers and those in the early elementary years, from pre-K through third grade. The activities are easy to find and arranged by discipline, season, or curricular topic. (Some FREE options, also membership options for more content.)
8. The Cat in the Hat Invents
Everyone’s favorite Cat is the start of this STEM-based website that challenges kids to be engineers and problem-solvers. FREE
9. Cosmic Kids Yoga
The Cosmic Kids YouTube channel will get your kids moving for a little post- or pre-study yoga break. Kids follow the poses that also help to tell a story in these short (roughly 10 to 15 minute) yoga sessions. (It also streams on Prime.) FREE
This popular kids’ magazine provides interactive through its wide variety of websites and apps. Play endless rounds of hidden picture puzzles, learn about shapes, listen to stories, and more. FREE
Elementary School Online Learning Options
11. Wow in the World
Wow in the World is a podcast for curious kids and their grown-ups brought to you by the folks at Tinkercast. These 20-30 minute episodes investigate factual real-world stories. FREE
12. Mystery Science
Mystery Science has opened up its most popular science lessons for FREE and easy for remote learning during the coronavirus crisis. Topics range from weather to who invented pizza. Head to your child's grade level for age-appropriate learning. FREE (as of publication)
Kids can watch videos and learn how to make something all on their own with DIY.org. Older kids will love creating their own videos to upload and share on the platform. A free 14-day trial is available.
14. Cool Math Games
This site offers tons of games that incorporate math into the strategy, from virtual Chess to more video-game like math games. Search by skill or take a break with some math trivia. FREE
15. National Geographic Kids
Explore the world through games and videos on National Geographic Kids. Take a quiz about Mars or explore current topics like Kids vs. Plastic. FREE
Rivet is a free reading app that has over 3500 leveled books for kids. FREE
17. Dance Mat Typing
There is nothing all that exciting about learning how to type, but Dance Mat Typing somehow manages to make this tedious task fun! Four levels of play will have you typing like a pro in no time. FREE
Middle School Online Education
BrainPop began as a collection of short cartoons that taught students about difficult topics. Over the years, it added a number of interactive features, such as games and quizzes. Teachers can request free access to gain to BrainPop’s entire catalog of educational videos, and there is some FREE access to all during the coronavirus outbreak.
19. Minecraft Education
Minecraft Education is so much more than "just a game." This learning platform promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving.
Program your own interactive stories with Scratch. This free learning tool develops important skills like problem-solving, creative thinking, and collaboration. FREE
21. Prodigy Math
Sign up for a free account and start playing these standards-based math activities. FREE
Funbrain provides hundreds of free games, videos, and books that help kids develop their literacy, math, and problem-solving skills. FREE
Encourage creative writing with the NaNoWriMo 30-day writing challenge. Kids create a profile and will receive a variety of writing challenges as they work toward completing a novel! FREE
High School Online Education Resources
25. Ken Burns in the Classroom
Ken Burns has been making historical documentaries for nearly half a century. These thoughtfully developed lesson plans truly bring history to life. FREE
This is the modern-day version of the good ol' graphing calculator. The free app will let you graph all the parabolas you want! FREE
27. TED Talks
Watch a thought-provoking TED Talk on just about any device. This nonprofit provides free access to thousands of inspirational, motivational, educational, and instructional talks. These top 25 TED Talks are a great place to start. FREE
This mobile and web-enabled app lets users create and use virtual flashcards that cover a variety of topics. Set up a virtual study session with friends over video or among the family. FREE
29. How Stuff Works
This website explains how just about any and everything works. With topics that range from science to entertainment and lifestyle, How Stuff Works takes challenging concepts and breaks them down into language that is easy to understand. FREE
Nova is the nation’s top watched science series, so it should come as no surprise that its website is filled with original award-winning content from journalists, scientists, and engineers. FREE
By Kelsey Stiegman Seventeen
BLANK NO LINED VERSIONS:
Thursday, July 30th at 4pm
The Lunar and Planetary Institute is pleased to conduct this free, 30 minute virtual program for families and children. We will connect participants with a Mars scientist and a virtual demonstration, all from home. Dr. Bedford will discuss volcanic processes that provide insight into the ancient and modern geology of Mars. As part of the demonstration, participants will compare the characteristics of Mars and Earth images.
Dr. Bedford is a Mars Scientist who studies sedimentary and volcanic processes that provide insight into the ancient and it’s modern geology. She is a collaborator on the Mars Curiosity Rover’s CheMin and ChemCam instruments, and a member of the SAND-E Mars analog mission science team.
Register for this event here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Mars_2020