Spooky STEM Fest Contest

Attention teachers and students! Here is your chance to show off your creativity just in time for Halloween. To encourage the importance of STEM learning, Edmodo and ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda bring you the Spooky STEM Fest DIY Contest

Just grab your cauldrons and cook up a Halloween-themed creation that uses ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda for the chance to win $2,000 and Steve Spangler Science kits for yourself, plus an additional $1,000 for your school! 

Your students can participate as well (parents must enter on students’ behalf), so please encourage them to join in the fun! For a little inspiration, please check out these free lesson plans created especially for you and your students. Happy Halloween!

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Toony Tool Cartoon Maker

Create and share simple one-page cartoons or comics using your own backdrops or those provided. You add characters, speech or thought bubbles, and props to help tell your story. This cross-curricular tool gets students excited about writing. Studying Ancient Cultures? How about narrative writing? Have students illustrate the Author’s Purpose through a cartoon. Comics can be printed, saved, downloaded, emailed, or shared online.

https://www.toonytool.com/

Lexend Fonts for Easy Reading

Google is always looking for ways to make their products accessible to all users. The Lexend font family offers certain sizes and spacing that appeal to some readers when looking at Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. To add additional fonts, open a blank Google Doc. Go to the font menu in the toolbar and select ‘more fonts’. Search for Lexend and make your selection. Fonts will be available in the font menu in all Google apps.