What if you had $15.39 in your pocket (the one with the hole in it!) and some of it fell out. How would you figure out how much you lost? Learn to subtract large numbers while playing a fun card game!
Oh good, those sneakers I want are discounted! But do I have enough money to buy them? How much are they? Learn the two ways to calculate discounts so you can be a better shopper (candy not included)!
Has a parent ever told you to go outside and play? How do you know you are outside? What would happen if your milk went outside the glass? Play a game and go on a search to learn inside and outside!
Imagine that people in your community are contracting a mysterious disease. It seems more and more folks are getting sick every day! How do you stop it from spreading, and how do you protect yourself?
When you think of cartoons, do you think of animated drawings on TV or the funnies in the comic section of a paper? Some cartoons can be humorous yet make a serious point! Try your hand at this art!
Do you have a nickname? Does your ethnic group have a nickname? There is an ethnic group in China that has a cute-sounding nickname but ruled the land for centuries. Learn about their ancient history!
Have you ever witnessed the bullying of a classmate, friend, or stranger? What was your reaction to the situation? Did you step in to defend the victim, or simply stand by and watch? How did you feel?
"Graphic organizers" are not tools you use to put your pictures in order; they are diagrams that help you organize your thoughts when you are preparing to write. Choose the one that is right for you!
Have you ever heard of metaphors? Well, they are parts of speech that help your writing pop! They are the icing on the cake of writing! Examine some poems to learn what they are and how to use them!
Can you guess why films are called "movies"? Why people are called "actors"? Not only do people move and act in films, but so can drawings! Learn (and try!) how animation makes the inanimate move!
You and I sit on top of the food chain, and we don't mean your favorite burger place. What does this have to do with shark attacks? Learn how environmental factors affect sharks (and swimmers!).
"A picture is worth a thousand words." Pictures are easy to take and add to your work, and they add so much professionalism to your projects! Picture yourself taking great photographs with these tips!
There are so many jobs you can choose to work at when you become an adult. What would you like to be when you grow up? What do you need to learn? Discover some really cool jobs now in this fun lesson!
Do you see or know of something in your community that doesn't seem right or could be made better? Your community can be as small as your street and large as the world. Learn how to make a difference!
Have you ever wanted to download and use an image from the World Wide Web on a blog or website? If you have, you need to know about copyright laws. Explore more about what this important term means!
Have you ever listened to music and just had to move to it? People all around the world express themselves through dance. Have fun learning about and joining different dances, and make your own dance!
Does music influence the culture or does culture influence music? What do you think of music that maybe your grandparents listened to? Learn about a truly American musical form and learn some history!
"But, grandmother, what big eyes you have!" said Little Red Riding Hood. That was bad news, but the paintings of Ms. Keane are endearing because of those big eyes. Learn how style speaks out in art!
We help prepare learners for a future that cannot yet be defined. They must be ready for change, willing to learn and able to think critically. Elephango is designed to create lifelong learners who are ready for that rapidly changing future.