Digital Learning Resources for January 2020

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Digital Learning Resources for January 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Day in January 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service. Find out about the day and volunteer opportunities for you and your students. 

The History Channel explains the origin of the holiday and highlights its namesake with archival photos and more. 

The NEA offers activities and resources for grades K-5, 6-8 and 9-12. 

See 10 essential books about Martin Luther King Jr. from the Archive.

Digital Scavenger Hunt
Try a digital scavenger hunt created using Goose Chase EDU. Create teams and watch the fun begin.     

Random Team Maker
Type the names single-spaced with no formatting, first in Word, then paste into the random team maker site.  TIP: Make sure there's no space between names else the site picks that up as a name and creates too many groups.  

Cyber Patriot’s Competition
Do you have any students interested in hacking or cyber security? Introduce them to the Cyber Patriot’s competition, presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation.

February 2020 Upcoming Events:

Digital Learning Day
Get ready for Digital Learning Day February 27, 2020. 

Career & Technical Education Month  
This year ACTE and NASA HUNCH are hosting a student video challenge celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) and project-based learning programs. The Video Challenge Theme is Living and Working on the Moon and Beyond.  

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Deborah Marshall is the Department Chair of Career & Technical Education and Lisa McKnight Ward is the librarian at Granby High School in Norfolk, Virginia. Both are Nationally Board Certified, former Teachers of the Year, who have taught multiple subjects including AP and IB courses. They have over a decade of experience collaborating on technology-based learning. Read more at