COVID-19 School Closure Update
COVID-19 School Closure UpdateAll ECASD schools will be closed at the end of Monday, March 16.  Details have been sent to families through Skyward.  That message may be found at www.ecasd.us/COVID-19.


For more information about At-Home Learning and other resources, go here: https://www.ecasd.us/District/At-Home-Learning

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GIFTED TALENTED PRE K-12 RESOURCES

Pre-K-12 Gifted & Talented Links 

At-Home Learning  

Our first goal is always our student health and safety. While at home, families and students will have varying abilities to complete at-home learning. Our goal of at-home learning is to provide families with ways to keep children engaged, active, and connected to school. All learning materials we provide should be supplemental.   

All Areas:  

List of Ted Ed videos:  

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lUzad8RFMU8cFwCLMeTv7bq1R3ctmdAo1MvZ-NOobpY/preview?fbclid=IwAR2pUX-wk9uIjySlloph4vFISXBsPc-zbFN-GP4x1ODs2b2r2kHWY-dd5Aw  

Smithsonian Lab: https://learninglab.si.edu/  

Breakout EDU challenges: https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome  

Math: 

Math: Pre-Algebra to ACT/SAT practice: https://www.mathplanet.com/  

Learning to Code: https://studio.code.org/courses   

     Math Games: https://www.hoodamath.com/games/escape.html   

     ELA: 

     Dr. Seuss Videos: https://www.seussville.com/video/horton-hears-a-who-2/  

     Library of Congress author webcasts: http://www.read.gov/webcasts/  

Authors videos: https://www.katemessner.com/read-wonder-and-learn-favorite-authors-illustrators-share-resources-for-learning-anywhere-spring-2020/  

Free Online Library: http://www.gutenberg.org/  

Science:  

Cincinnati Zoo Daily Updates: https://amp-cincinnati-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/amp.cincinnati.com/amp/5051590002?usqp=mq331AQFKAGwASA%3D&_js_v=0.1#aoh=15842769167586&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&share=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cincinnati.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2F2020%2F03%2F14%2Fcoronavirus-cincinnati-zoo-closes-amid-covid-19%2F5051590002%2F  

Science topics/video’s: https://www.sciencefriday.com/  

National Geographic Articles & videos: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/  

NASA videos: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/  

Lego Bricks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=C3oiy9eekzk  

Social Studies:  

Students can “tour” many of the great museums of the world with a virtual fieldtrip:  http://www.inkfreenews.com/2020/03/16/world-famous-museums-open-virtual-tours-to-keep-quarantined-kids-entertained/ 

Global Issues Activities: https://worldslargestlesson.globalgoals.org/  

National Parks: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm  

Great Wall of China tour: https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china  

Creativity:  

How to Cartoon: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UC0thYMtZj_O2jV6nS-RY7Fw   

Pixar in a Box: https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar  

Visual & Performing Arts:  

Opera Nightly Performances: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Met-Opes-To-Launch-Free-Nightly-Streams-During-Coronavirus-Closure-20200313   

Museums virtual tours: https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social-share-article&utm_content=20200313&fbclid=IwAR27Se0na6zsA-36RGb-E_IuBEy8xDmnZTvBu_pt7gL5waabVNPWmucOL2I  

Leadership:  

Leadership Lesson: http://www.scholastic.com/browse/lessonplan.jsp?id=1473  

5 modules focused on… Exploring Community Issues, Investigation, Dialogue, Voice, and Action:  

https://www.digitalcivicstoolkit.org/