Celebrate our nurses
National Nurse's Week is May 6–12. As part of its Campaign for Nursing's Future, Johnson & Johnson offers several freebies related to nurses and promoting nursing as a career. At www.discovernursing.com/resources/free-materials#category=promotional-items, find magnets, brochures, posters, coloring books, book covers and more.
Scholastic has several great resources for nurses and health teachers to educate their students on medicine use and abuse. Scholastic offers posters and assessments on understanding labels, medicine misuse, and medicine measuring tools to educate students on an area that isn't talked about with children enough. The site also offers a free digital flipbook about medicine safety and whiteboard images to support lessons. Visit http://www.scholastic.com/otcliteracy/ for more information.
Classroom tools from Junie B.
Do your students love Junie B. Jones? Teachers and librarians can sign up for the Junie B. Jones Classroom Club and access several free resources, including an electronic newsletter, educator guides corresponding to the different titles in the series and a yearlong classroom planner with ideas for monthly activities. Visit www.randomhouse.com/teachers/junie-b-jones/ for more information.
Lewis, Google and Clark
Set off on exciting adventure with Lewis and Clark, thanks to Google Maps. Through the site, users are able to follow Lewis and Clark's daily progress with their journal entries plotted on a map of North America enables you to zoom right in on each location so your students can see what Lewis and Clark saw. Thus, you can experience the expedition by digitally walking upriver and reading Lewis and Clark's words about each location. Visit https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&t=h&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=202977755949863934429.00049f8ff9a29bab34a82&dg=feature.