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4 Great Resources for Inspirational Teaching Quotes

4 Great Resources for Inspirational Teaching Quotes | Home School | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Some beautiful and inspiration quote boards every teacher should follow!

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 17, 2014 1:27 AM

Quotes can be helpful when used in non-superficial ways.

 

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What Dolphins Can Teach Us About Parenting - One Green Planet

What Dolphins Can Teach Us About Parenting - One Green Planet | Home School | Scoop.it
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What Dolphins Can Teach Us About Parenting
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Every cetacean mom has different parenting techniques. Some are extremely protective of their young ones (can you relate?), while others are a bit more relaxed.
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Very cool.

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Top Ten Videos of People Being Beautiful, Creative and Kind (2)

Top Ten Videos of People Being Beautiful, Creative and Kind (2) | Home School | Scoop.it
Top Ten Videos of People Being Beautiful, Creative and Kind Part Two 6. T has certainly faced his share of challenges. He has experienced severe speech and language delays. He has learned valuable ...
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Great video collection of people being awesome, kind or creative.

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Our Choice for 5th Grade Home School Curriculum

Our Choice for 5th Grade Home School Curriculum | Home School | Scoop.it
It's here already! It's hard to believe that summer has passed and we are starting the 5th grade but the truth is, we are both kind of excited. Summer was great and we crossed almost everything off...
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This post covers selections for the 5th grade home school curriculum. Dealing specifically with students who don't care for Math or Writing.
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Which State Is Which?

Which State Is Which? | Home School | Scoop.it
Geography... Yawn. While we love learning about the world and about different cultures and all about American History, we quickly discovered that learning the states wasn't being much fun. We could...
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All about how one Mom figures out how to make learning American Geography fun. Reviews on games and more.

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Summer Contests for Kids

Summer Contests for Kids | Home School | Scoop.it
T loves contests.  It doesn't really matter what kind of contest it is but his favorites are definitely the photo contests. He's good with a camera. T photographs things most of us don't notice and...
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Lots of fun and free contests for your kids to enter. Fun ideas.

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Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans in History, English, Science for High School, Middle School, Elementary, Home School

Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans in History, English, Science for High School, Middle School, Elementary, Home School | Home School | Scoop.it
Movie Lesson Plans Based on Films that will Inspire and Motivate Students; 350+ Movie Lesson Plans for High School, Middle School, Elementary and Home School

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Excellent site to help you find relevant movies to enhance your curriculum. We try to end our Friday's with a movie that relates to something we have been studying or reading. This site is great!

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Charles David Chalmers's curator insight, November 5, 2013 4:04 PM

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Bookmark this!

Margarita Santana's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:40 PM

Movies, great resources!

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6 Best Practices for Better Digital Parenting

6 Best Practices for Better Digital Parenting | Home School | Scoop.it
What can you as a parent do to protect your children online, especially when it seems as though they're more tech savvy than you are? Learn how to raise good digital citizens.

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Jimmy Gets Parenting Advice From Kids #2

It has been a long time since Jimmy has had a newborn in his life, so he asked around for parenting advice. He could have asked friends, family members or ev...
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Very funny!

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One Point Perspective Name Drawings

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One Point Perspective Name Drawings This is a fun project for Art time. Fold a paper in half Unfold it - the crease represents your horizon line. Measure to the halfway point in the center and make...
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This is a fun way to introduce students to perspective through one point perspective name drawings.

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Build A Marshmallow Tower - Engineering

Build A Marshmallow Tower - Engineering | Home School | Scoop.it
Today we are beginning some hands on lessons to introduce T to engineering. We are starting slow with this very simple marshmallow/toothpick tower and will move into more difficult problem solving ...
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Fun intro to Engineering - build a Marshmallow Tower

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4 Great Resources for Inspirational Teaching Quotes

4 Great Resources for Inspirational Teaching Quotes | Home School | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Some beautiful and inspiration quote boards every teacher should follow!

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 17, 2014 1:27 AM

Quotes can be helpful when used in non-superficial ways.

 

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Nat Geo -Around The World in 80 Days - 5th Grade Lesson

Nat Geo -Around The World in 80 Days - 5th Grade Lesson | Home School | Scoop.it
I wanted to share a piece of the curriculum we will be using as part of T's 5th grade year. It is GIS Goes Around the World In 80 Days. To download the Teachers Guide click here. This includes the ...
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Really great lesson plan for your 5th grader. Using the book, Around The World In 80 Days and resources from National Geographic including online learning, worksheets etc. Great idea!

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Teaching Kindness

Teaching Kindness | Home School | Scoop.it
While it's easy to remember we have to teach Math, Science, English and the rest, it's even more important that we keep Kindness on the list. Kindness matters. Kindness changes the world, transform...
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It is so important to teach our children kindness. Several tried and true examples of how to do just that.

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BrainPOP Free Stuff - lots of games to keep students learning at school and home

BrainPOP Free Stuff - lots of games to keep students learning at school and home | Home School | Scoop.it
Explore a selection of free movies, quizzes, and activities from BrainPOP's suite of educational, animated resources.

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Brain Pop adds fun to our home school day! We always check in once a day just to learn something new. Very cool site!

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20 Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class

20 Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class | Home School | Scoop.it

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Some great finds!

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