Type:

Manual

Description:

MEET ME AT THE CORNER is a series of kid-friendly video pod casts for children ages 7-13. This a dynamic, interactive site, which encourages individual expression and participation through video submissions from children worldwide. Through these video pod casts, the site creates a community of children who learn the art of self-expression and storytelling through video. The site is free of charge. MeetMeAtTheCorner.org currently offers more than 50 three-to four-minute episodes. Recent additions include interviews with famous artists and writers, trips to New York City, San Diego, and Colorado, and introductions to unusual hobbies. New trips are added every three weeks.

Subjects:

  • Arts > General
  • Arts > Architecture
  • Arts > Drama/Dramatics
  • Arts > History
  • Arts > Music
  • Arts > Photography
  • Arts > Popular Culture
  • Arts > Technology
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Research
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > History of Science
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

virtual field trips new york city video pod casts kid friendly student-facing

Language:

English
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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-09-27.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

• This short podcast "child" is part of the Meet Me at the Corner parent series. It is a virtual field trip to Washington Square Park in NYC, a veritable center for chess. We observe timed chess players in the park. Then a young boy talks about his own entry into the world of chess playing, suggests what others can do and openly discusses his path as a chess player. and who he asks an architect about gargoyles and they lead us on a tour of the college, explain what the gargoyles are, why they are there and the differences between gargoyles and chimeras. This interesting video is well produced, highly informational and does indeed bring a piece of NYC, as well as the game of chess to students all over the world.

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