Enter the Ordinary Kids Change the World Challenge by Penguin Young Readers

Ordinary People Change the World Series
 

Tell us how your kids or classroom would change the world! Brought to you by Penguin Young Readers, in partnership with iCivics.org!

Open to: Kids and classrooms ages 5-8.

Prizing: One individual kid winner and one classroom winner will be chosen. Each will receive $2,500 to help make their idea a reality, a virtual meeting with a mentor working in that field, and an OPCTW library.

Judges: Winners will be selected by PYR, iCivics, Brad Meltzer, and Christopher Eliopoulos.

How to Enter: Visit ordinarykidschangetheworld.com and select parent or teacher. Write 200 words about your child/class’s idea. Submit a picture drawn by your child or classroom showing their idea in action. Open 10/13/20-12/31/20. Winners chosen early 2021. 

16 Engaging Free Resources for Remote Learning

Our mission during these challenging times is to encourage and support the educators and parents sustaining learning during COVID-19.

We will continuously update this list with free resources for parents and educators to support continued learning. We will get through this together.

Update: Since writing this blog post, we have created our own collection of digital citizenship resources, complete with a fun and informative video, a slideshow for teachers to share with their classes, a printable pledge and activities that use writing book recommendations and reviews as real-world applications of digital citizenship.  We encourage you to take a look and feel free to share these resources with your students and collegues!

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