What are all those lines on your ruler? Most likely, there is at least one set that measures "inches." There are different-length rulers that measure inches, so learn how to use them around your home!
If you met a snake, would you rather meet a long snake or a short snake? Would you stick around to measure it? Using video and online resources, you will learn how to measure things short and tall!
What do we mean by average? Is the average person mean? No, mean and average mean it's time to learn how to average numbers to help with temperature, scores, and scores of other mathematical problems!
We are all alike but we are all different! Using videos, stories, and by writing a book and poem about you, learn how we are all different yet the same, and how you can make the world a little better!
Do you know who's in your family? Do you have friends whose families look, sound, or act differently from yours? Sing a song, fill out an organizer, watch a video, and make a book about your family!
Has your family moved from one location to another? Where were your socks made? How do reporters know what's happening around the world? What do these questions have in common? A theme of geography!
Lights! Camera! Verbs! Don't you mean, Action? Verbs are words that show action, or what a subject does. Popping balloons is an action and a game you play to learn about verbs in this action lesson!
Did you know that when you are not moving, you are still performing an action? Thinking is action as much as jumping on a trampoline! There are words to describe action so let's move on to learn them!
"Passive" reminds me of being lazy and dull. Active sounds much better! That's true with verbs, too. Using online stories and your imagination, learn to use the active voice to make your stories live!
What if you didn't have fingers? How would you pick up and carry stuff? Would you use your nose? Elephants do! They can pick up trees and shake "hands" with their nose! Watch them on TV and draw them!
How many hinges does it take to open and close a door? Count the hinges on the door, then add one more: the one in the arm you used! Learn about the hinges designed into your body that help you move!
Some animals, like birds and camels, seem to have backward knees! In truth, what we think are their knees are really their ankles! Confusing? Learn about how our human joints work; it's more amazing!
What would you like to be when you become an adult? What career would you like? Knowing your strengths will help you decide and happily fit into your job. Take a test (no pass or fail!) to find out!
Do friends come to you for advice? Do you pay more attention to your phone than to people talking to you? Active listening is a major part of building trust. Learn and practice it with this lesson!
Unless you work in a library, whistling while you work makes it go easier. Also, remembering why we work gives meaning to our labors. Learn why people work, and how to spend your earnings wisely!
"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, 'I'm possible'!" (Audrey Hepburn). "If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time!" (Zig Ziglar). Learn to plan your future with Mr. D's easy method!
What is your favorite way of expressing yourself? What values do you consider worth expressing? Search for, and examine, some art online that has your name on it, or at least expresses your values!
Purple mountain majesties, amber waves of grain, verdant fields, bowls of fruit, and our intestines. What do they have in common? They are subjects of works of art! Explore the world of medical art!
Can you draw like the big-time professionals? Surprisingly, yes! You can draw anything with one simple technique! Draw upon some simple tips to learn to draw using basic shapes and your imagination!
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.