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eLearning Connections: Nebraska Distance Learning Week

Updates and news about eLearning, Distance Education and Virtual Field Trips

Nebraska Distance Learning Week

To correlate with the National Distance Learning Week, Governor Dave Heineman proclaimed November 10-14 as Nebraska Distance Learning Week. Please join us for some unique, FREE learning opportunies as we celebrate distance education!

Special Connections

  • Nov. 11th—Joslyn Art Museum presentations on the Maximillian/Bodmer Expedition featuring the works of Karl Bodmer.
    If you want to participate please choose the session time that works best for you.
    • Session 1 at 10:00 AM (can be for grades 3 – 5)
    • Session 2 at 1:00 PM (can be for grades 3 – 5)
  • Nov. 12th—National Homestead Museum presentations on a the life of a homesteader and the buffalo on the plains of Nebraska.
    If you want to participate please choose the session time that works best for you.
    • Session 1 at 10:00 AM – Follow the Buffalo (can be for grades 4 – 8)
    • Session 2 at 11:00 AM – A Day in the Life of a Homesteader (can be for grades 4 – 8)
  • Nov. 13th—Durham Western Heritage Museum presentations on the Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska.
    If you want to participate please choose the session time that works best for you.
    • Session 1 at 9:00 AM—All Aboard (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
    • Session 2 at 10:00 AM—Building the Transcontinental Railroad (5th-8th Grade)
    • Session 3 at 11:00 AM—Train Robbers of the Old West (4th-8th Grade)
    • Session 4 at 1:00 PM—Building the Transcontinental Railroad (5th-8th Grade)
    • Session 5 at 2:00 PM —Train Robbers of the Old West (4th-8th Grade)

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001).