From the Learner Log Blog
Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment
Who comes to mind when you think of great women in history? Learner resources include stories of women from a variety of social, cultural, and academic backgrounds who have worked hard to make a difference. In this post, we focus on women collectively as a force for positive change, in the real world and in literary fiction.
Music in Our Schools Month: How to Incorporate Music in Your Subject
Music education helps create “new connections (‘wiring’) between brain cells” and benefits students in their core subjects. Learn how to bring lessons in your subject area alive by including music-related activities.
Expanding Girls' Horizons in Science and Engineering Month: Lene Hau Stops Light
Even though Dr. Lene Hau was manipulating light in the minuscule, sub-atomic world, she never thought small or shied from taking risks. Inspire young students with her story. She is a featured scientist in our Physics for the 21st Century resource.
Annenberg Learner Announcements
Photo by UNHCR/Daniele Volpe. Tapachula, Mexico, 2016.
New on Essential Lens: Forced Displacement and Human Rights Collection
Now on Learner.org, view the "Forced Displacement and Human Rights" collection on Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum. Students analyze rights-cleared photographs of refugees and internally displaced groups, then discuss the causes of human displacement and how the international community is responding. The photographs are included in the resource.
Join Us at NSTA 2017 in Los Angeles
Stop by booth 1958
to learn about the latest Annenberg Learner series, free online for teachers, and a major discount on all of our DVD titles. In addition, we will be sharing exciting news and initiatives with some of our partners, including the launch of the Games for Change Student Challenge in Los Angeles 2017-18.
All Learner DVDs Now 40% Off
Don't miss a special offer for you in 2017: The cost of our entire collection of Learner series on DVD will be 40% off. Price reductions are shown in the series shopping cart on Learner.org. Orders can be placed either through the website or 1-800-LEARNER. (Offer excludes shipping and handling, all separate print materials, and multimedia kits associated with Destinos and French in Action.)
New 2017 Catalogs Available
For a copy of our 2017 full resource catalog, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or request one of our smaller discipline catalogs (Arts & World Languages; Language Arts & Literature; Science & Math; Social Studies). Be sure to include your mailing address and specify which catalog you prefer. You can also view our
full catalog online.