EDUCATOR'S QUICK START GUIDE
Explore our rich online multimedia library
Our online archive hosts over 50,000 Hero Essays celebrating local and global heroes. Students share their vision of heroism here.
Our online gallery features over 3000 works of art to get your class thinking about what makes a hero.
Our online screening room hosts over 2500 short films made by professionals and students from around the world.
Featured winners and finalists from the MY HERO Immersive Storytelling contest sponsored by Oculus.
Listen to music, stories, spoken word and poetry celebrating heroes from around the world and read the text along with the narrator.
Explore current events with an emphasis on heroism...selections from AP, Christian Science Monitor and MY HERO.
365 DAYS OF HEROES - The MY HERO calendar notes hero birthdays, UN International Days and other special events bringing together curated multimedia content from our archive.
A quick way to honor a HERO - mobile friendly - post a photo and a short tribute!
USING MY HERO IN THE CLASSROOM
MY HERO is used by a community of more than 35,000 registered educators worldwide.
By registering as a teacher on MY HERO, you will be given special tools to organize your students’ work as well as thematic content on MY HERO.
You can also connect with teachers around the world taking part in the project by placing yourself on the community map.
Students are invited to become reporters sharing their hero stories using our online tools.
Students can add to their digital portfolio of inspiration year after year.
Teachers of language arts, social studies, environmental ed., ESL, visual arts, and media have contributed standards aligned lesson plans for using MY HERO in the classroom.
Downloadable flyers and tutorials help you use MY HERO’s online digital storytelling tools.
Resources to help your students making inspiring short films.
“How Should We Choose Our Heroes?” This topic is a great starting point for exploring the theme of heroism.
A virtual collection of thousands of books about heroes whose stories have been featured on the MY HERO website.
This MY HERO-iEARN partnership brings together classes from around the globe.
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