Washington, July 22 (Canadian-Media): According to an announcement made by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), at the ALA conference in Washington, D.C. National Geographic’s NatGeoEd.org, a resource for K-12 educators, was recognized as the best website for the year 2019, media reports said.
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A list of the Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Every year, is released by the AASL to honor creativity websites which enhance learning and development for educators.
NatGeoEd.org offers classroom resources, student programming, and online courses and professional development opportunities for educators.
The Resource Library provides free standards-aligned resources, including photographs, articles, classroom activities, videos, and maps. The carefully curated content covers an array of topics beyond geography. Educators can find content by grade level on biology, art, music, storytelling, math, and more.
Some of the most popular resources from the past school year are: Forces of Nature (grades 2-12, higher ed), an interactive activity for a wide variety of ages that helps students understand the science behind earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes, and hurricanes; Ancient Mesopotamia 101 (grades 5-12, higher ed), an engaging video to teach students about ancient Mesopotamia!; Great Pacific Garbage Patch (grades 4-12, higher ed), a comprehensive resource for teaching students about how litter affects our oceans; The Road to the Afterlife (grades 5-8), an infographic to teach students about mummification and can be used in a variety of classes including social studies, science, or anthropology.