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 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!
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!
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!
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!
Have you or your family members moved to or from another location, or even country? If so, why? You may have read about refugees and immigrants. Study where and why people move using interactive maps!
"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!
"We went down the road." "Mom made a cake." "It rained a lot." Not very exciting sentences! How can you make them better? Grab a thesaurus, rush to this lesson and dive into the world of action verbs!
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!
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 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!
"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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.