The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network: Thematic Collections /themes The Kennedy Center: ARTSEDGE — the National Arts and Education Network MY ARTSEDGE | Login Educators Lessons How To's Standards Families At School At Home Out & About Students KC Connections Features Just For You Collections Media Collections Reset Collections Finder: Filter by art form, place, time or category Big Ideas Select All | Deselect All Places Time Arts Genre All 0-9 a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 1 | 2 | next › 1-24 of 29 Results: A Few of Our Favorite Things... A Few of Our Favorite Things... From musical theater to music in space, our media collections reflect the breadth and depth of the performing arts in America and around the world. Acoustics & Sound Acoustics & Sound How do composers "hear" outer space? Africa Africa Discover the real story of the Lion King and the rich tapestry of sounds from North African cultures. African-American History African-American History America America Ancient Empires Ancient Empires Animals Animals How does an actor become a chihuahua? Asia Asia
CoSketch.com - Online Whiteboard Collaboration The Renaissance Connection, from the Allentown Art Museum Simple English Wikipedia Educator Review What's It Like? Simple English Wikipedia is an adapted version of the regular Wikipedia site for English learners, younger students, or anyone who struggles with reading. While the homepage looks very similar to the regular Wikipedia site, the articles are written using basic vocabulary and grammar. The site has over 100,000 articles; students can search by keyword, or choose a topic from a set of knowledge groups like Sciences or Culture. There are also links to other Simple English projects like Wiktionary. There's also a Book Creator function that allows students doing research to collect a group of related articles in one place. Is It Good For Learning? With its basic vocabulary and grammar, Simple English Wikipedia can be a great tool to help some intermediate and advanced English learners access information and articles. Some teachers are wary about using Wikipedia as a research source, and with good reason – anyone can write and edit articles. How Can Teachers Use It?
Asian and Islamic Art: Middle Eastern, China, Korea, Japan â€” The Detroit Institute of Arts — The Detroit Institute of Arts Print Page The collections of the Department of the Arts of Asia and the Islamic World at the Detroit Institute of Arts comprise thousands of works of art produced in Asia and Middle East, from antiquity through the present, as well as from North Africa and Islamic Spain. Conceived as a both a geographical and cultural area of study, the Department fosters research into individual works of art in their historical and cultural contexts, the connections between the artistic cultures of this immense region – both geographical and temporal – as well as cultural and artistic ties between Asia, the Islamic World, Europe, and Africa. Arts of the Ancient Middle East The arts of the Ancient Middle East comprise a remarkable group of objects created between approximately 3000 B.C.E and 600 C.E., from Antiquity to the pre-Islamic Middle East. Arts of the Islamic World Arts of Asia Arts of China Arts of Korea Arts of Japan Arts of South and Southeast Asia
Phrasal Verbs Machine Educator Review What's It Like? Phrasal Verbs Machine helps students learn how to use phrasal verbs, the multiple-word grammatical constructions that are notoriously tough for non-native speakers and a challenge for many native speakers. To illustrate common phrasal verbs, brief animations feature The Amazing Phraso, a mustachioed Victorian-era circus performer who "looks for" his glasses, "lines up" tickets, and "meets up" with a friend. The app's visual style is appealing: Phraso himself is simply and expressively drawn, and the animations are quick. In Phrasal Verbs View, kids can explore phrasal verbs one by one, viewing their definitions and a seconds-long animation that illustrates the action. In the Exercise section, kids watch the same animations -- this time, at random -- and then pick the phrasal verb that best describes the action in the clip. One thing worth noting is that the app is designed by British English speakers. Is It Good For Learning? How Can Teachers Use It?
Online Tours Go to content Go to navigation Go to search Change language Accessibility Support the Louvre Home>Collection & Louvre Palace>Online Tours Online Tours Visit the museum's exhibition rooms and galleries, contemplate the façades of the Louvre... Items per page:5 -10 -15 Sort by: Publication date - Title Egyptian Antiquities Collections from the Pharaonic period are displayed on the east side of the Sully wing, on the ground floor and 1st floor. Egyptian Antiquities Launch virtual tour Remains of the Louvre's Moat The Louvre was originally a fortress built by the French king Philippe Auguste. Medieval Louvre Launch virtual tour Galerie d'Apollon The Galerie d'Apollon, situated above the Petite Galerie, was destroyed by fire in 1661 and rebuilt by Le Vau. Decorative Arts Launch virtual tour Practical information The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Night opening until 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays Closed on the following holidays: January 1, May 1, December 25 Buy tickets
Oh Noah! Educator Review What's It Like? Oh Noah! is a PBS-based website that offers students a multi-pronged approach to learning Spanish vocab. With its funny, story-based interface, kids are encouraged to take an easygoing, just-try-it approach to learning languages. Students who are learning Spanish, as well as Spanish speakers who are learning English (perfect for a multilingual classroom), could benefit. The site is organized into four main categories: videos, games, activities (that include printables), and characters. Is It Good For Learning? So much of learning a new language is trial and error and being willing to look a little silly. How Can Teachers Use It? You can find suggested offline activities to support learning in a section specifically created for teachers via the link to PBS Teachers. Help students practice some of the vocab that Noah learns by planting the same objects in class or introducing students to similar experiences in school.
Van Gogh at Etten - sketches and billboards As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge. We encourage everyone to continue to “Think, Create and Collaborate,” unleashing the power of technology to teach, share, and inspire. Best wishes, The Oracle Education Foundation
Mango Languages Educator Review What's It Like? Mango Languages offers more than 45 language courses and ESL instruction in 17 languages. Parents and children who register for Mango Passport, designed to help travelers learn grammar, pronunciation, and conversation skills, can download the desktop application and then use the system without an Internet connection. Mango's K-12 edition is a subscription-based online program designed for teachers, students, and media specialists. Is It Good For Learning? Mango Languages' impressive design features an interactive system with memory-building and critical thinking exercises that show kids how to put new words into practical use. Occasional cultural notes pop up to explain religion, common greetings, and other elements that relate to slang and language. How Can Teachers Use It? The K-12 version is a web-based system; students can access it at home or at school with an Internet connection, so you can assign lessons as homework.