Welcome to March, and a time to reflect about new birth in spring, and in Christ. As we start the big thaw from winter, I love the smells and sounds of God's creation. With this in mind I have indexed some learning tools to help you celebrate God and His creation in reading, science, history and technology.
LANGUAGE ARTS - Primary grades.
Celebrate March 2 with Dr Seuss and 10 ways to enjoys his books. You can also check out his official site at Random House.
Into the Book is a blog which celebrates young adult and children's books, reviewing fiction and theology from a Christian perspective. Blog entries are made by a team of children and young adults.
HISTORY- All grades
AWH Canada History covers Canadian government, prime ministers, provinces, Native issues, and foreign policy. Check this out for projects on Canadian history.
BIBLE and MEDIA- High school.
Media from a Christian perspective is to be found at canadianchristianity.com. Check out the film reviews for 2011.
Think Christian is a collaborative Christian blog that talks about faith, culture, and what it means to be a Christian in today’s society.
BIBLE AND SCIENCE- High school
Are you interested in how faith and science are interwoven? This fascinating Refaithing Science Cosmos blog from Regent College , written by renowned pastor, Dr Ross Hastings, now Dean of Theological Studies at Regent College UBC; will have you asking questions and inspiring your science students to critically think about their worldview. *****
Also check out God and Nature, Faith and Science Archives, and Botox for the Brain which looks at Bioethics.
God in Creation shares podcasts, and slides from the Associate Professor of Law at Seton Hall University Law School, where he serves as Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology.
Institute for Creation Research gives students resources to study fossils, dinosaurs and animals. *****
Tug at Nature shares great science homeschooling resources for all ages.
TECHNOLOGY- All grades
Do you have a student in the primary grades who loves spending time on the computer? This K-3 Learning site has a compilation of primary, friendly activities for a younger student to become acquainted with computer technology.
Google Apps Lesson plans is a list of lesson plans which incorporates Google Apps into your curriculum with these classroom-ready lesson plans.
Learn how to create your own website with Free Technology for Teachers as the different options are explored for teachers and students.
How to Choose Brilliant Images for your Blog Posts
BLOGS AND TEENS
Teen blog site THEREBELUTION was founded by ALEX AND BRETT HARRIS 2005, among the most popular writers and speakers for Christian teens.
CAREER AND HEALTH
If you have a student who is interested in Work Placement and apprenticeships take a look at our HCOS Linking library, which has been recently updated in this area.
May God Bless you as you prepare for the celebration of His life in Christ.