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Under the leadership of Mariah Morris, the 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year, a cohort of educators is compiling daily resources for distance learning. It is called T.O.Y. Time.
At 9 a.m. each day, an elementary lesson (grades K-5) will be posted, and then at 9:30 a.m. each day, a secondary lesson (grades 6-12) will be posted on Morris’ YouTube channel. You can find the lessons below.
We will be updating this article with the latest lessons daily. If you are an educator who would like to participate by submitting a video, click here for the guidelines.
Starting March 30, the state Department of Public Instruction and UNC-TV have partnered together to provide programming for students from fourth through 12th grade. This schedule, available both on TV and online, were created to complement existing remote learning efforts from the state’s public schools. If you are looking for pre-K through third grade content, you can access the PBS Kid’s channel Rootle, stream it online, or see the TV schedule here.
Lastly, Best NC has created a page with free remote learning resources. Resources can be broken up by subject matter, provider, and more. See below to help your K-12 students at home.
Grades K-5: States of Matter
Grades 6-12: Avid Strategy
Grades K-5: Creative Thinking Exploration
Grades 6-12: Bracket Challenge Review Activity
Grades K-3: A Fun Day in Literacy
Secondary Math: Exponential Growth
Elementary: Music and Rhythm
Grades K-12: How a Bill Becomes a Law
K-5: Is it Magic or is it Science?
Secondary English: Freytag’s Pyramid
Elementary: Spanish-English Bilingual Read Aloud
Secondary English: Creative Writing
Secondary: Film criticism
Elementary: Music time!
Elementary: Figurative Language
Secondary: How do we choose a president?
High school: Poetry
Elementary: Let’s Summarize
Secondary: Environmental Science and Erosion
Elementary: Literacy Lesson
Secondary: Irony 101
Elementary: Junk Box Math
Secondary: Paramecium Playground
Elementary: What is Lichen?
Elementary: Literacy and Art Project
Mindfulness and Relaxation for all ages
Elementary: Literacy Time
Secondary: Stock Markets 101
Secondary: The World of Shakespeare
The Digestive System
PE Obstacle Course for all ages
US History and Our Founding Documents
Elementary: Animal Soup
Teacher Professional Development: Using Canva
Water Insects for all ages
Stop Motion Films for all ages
A Music Lesson for all
Kindergarten: Word Problems
Elementary: A Literacy Mystery
Secondary: How to Write a Memoir
Elementary: How Do We Communicate?
Professional Development: Best Practices for Digital Learning