Picturing America

Feb 15, 2019

Laura McShane

I first became aware of the National Center for Families Learning and Wonderopolis as part of a suite of FREE Open Educational Resources - searchable through the Verizon Thinkfinity platform. Also included in this suite of resources was the NEH-Edsitement, and the opportunity for schools to access large photos of culturally significant art in America. Here is a Wayback Machine screen shot of the amazing content providers once searchable/accessible through Thinkfinity:


Sadly, Verizon shut down Thinkfinity, but Picturing America is still available -FREE to all!

Cultural literacy greatly enhances the learning process. Take a moment to explore the Picturing America images available to use in your classroom and books to feature in February - President's Day, Civil Rights, Black History Month

Push to make educational resources FREE to teachers!!

Thank you to the INFOHIO for making this happen-https://www.infohio.org/oer/openspace

Please join the Wonderopolis Wonder Ground and add your own OER content to this amazing site!


Latest Posts from Our Lead Ambassadors:

Christie Wyman Apr 28, 2019

Haiku Generator

Ever tried creating a poem with Poem Generator? Why not give it a try!

Carol Varsalona Apr 25, 2019

Seaside Walk Into the Fog

It only took one spontaneous moment to jump in the car and drive to a favorite Long Island seaside destination, the City by the Sea/Long Beach with ...

Kristie Ennis Feb 26, 2019

Sparking Wonder in Adulthood

As we grow older, our sense of wonder tends to move to the back burner. Adulting is hard, y'all! That doesn't mean wonder disappears; it just means ...