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Understanding Hamlet: Analysis of Hamlet Lesson Plan

Understanding Hamlet: Analysis of Hamlet Lesson Plan | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Teaching Hamlet can be challenging. Here is a lesson plan to help students develop the necessary skills for literary analysis by focusing on individual scenes from the play.
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Iron Fist Can Totally Break His Fall With a Pole. Physics Says So

Iron Fist Can Totally Break His Fall With a Pole. Physics Says So | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
In his new show, the superhero catches himself on a pole. Let's look at the stopping force and acceleration involved.
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Take the Pi in the Sky Challenge: Slideshow | NASA/JPL 

Take the Pi in the Sky Challenge: Slideshow | NASA/JPL  | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Can you use π (pi) to solve these stellar math problems faced by NASA scientists and engineers?
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The real-life physics of Super Mario: How could a portly plumber jump that high?

The real-life physics of Super Mario: How could a portly plumber jump that high? | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

...and run all day long, and punch through brick, and live off mushrooms..."

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Video: What’s the Physics Behind Texting?

Video: What’s the Physics Behind Texting? | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
You probably send hundreds of texts per week, but what happens when you hit send? How does your message find its way out of your phone? Where does... Read Full Post
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6 Literature-Based Writing Prompts

6 Literature-Based Writing Prompts | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Literature holds an Aladdin's cave of treasures for your students. 5th-12th graders will enjoy these creative, literature-based prompts.
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Inauguration Tips for Active Viewing & Doing 

Inauguration Tips for Active Viewing & Doing  | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Here are a few ideas to ensure your students are engaged and their minds are stimulated with active viewing activities.
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Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 43 Links to Help via @cybrarian77

Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 43 Links to Help via @cybrarian77 | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
It's all around us. It's permeated Facebook, Twitter, all social media and the Internet. Yet I have seen adults fall for these hoaxe

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The ability to discern bias in the news, and the incorrect usage of statistics are other important skills.
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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 4, 6:18 AM
Very good article about a relevant issue we must not neglect... part of the literacy we are all trying to teach our children and youth!
Marijke Trienekens's curator insight, January 11, 10:56 AM
Zie onderaan de uitgebreide lijst met links naar artikelen over nepnieuws!
Lilydale High School's curator insight, March 11, 2:02 AM
Fake new - how to spot it.
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The Zombie Autopsies | The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie

The Zombie Autopsies | The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Learn about the brain with these series of lessons for grades 8 and up. 

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12 U.S. election resources to use with students now

12 U.S. election resources to use with students now | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
The presidential elections are a hot topic. These activities, sites and games will engage and inform your students.
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The Martian: Classroom Edition—Information and Resources for Educators

The Martian: Classroom Edition—Information and Resources for Educators | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Teachers guide and resources for The Martian.

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Lesson: How Labor Got Its Day | Econedlink

Lesson: How Labor Got Its Day | Econedlink | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Learn why we celebrate Labor Day on the first Monday in September, and why workers organize labor unions.
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128 Ways to Avoid the Word 'Very' [Infographic]

128 Ways to Avoid the Word 'Very' [Infographic] | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
The word 'very' has lost all power through overuse. Here are 128 words to use instead! Check out this infographic; it will make your writing sparkle
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Hour of Code Org Developing New, Free Computer Science Course 

Hour of Code Org Developing New, Free Computer Science Course  | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Code.org, the organization behind Hour to Code, will shortly pilot a new middle school/lower high school introductory computer science course that will be free when it's released. 

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Complex View of U.S. History for Grades 6-12

Complex View of U.S. History for Grades 6-12 | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Free history curriculum addressing a complex view of history, emphasizing the significant roles of the working class, women, and people of color. 

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Supreme Court Nominations

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This lesson teaches the fundamentals of Supreme Court Justice nominations and helps students understand the politics behind the nominations; challenges students to cut through the politics and compare nominees’ judicial philosophies; includes an optional extension for students to research and analyze the controversial nominations and confirmation processes of Robert Bork, Harriet Miers, Clarence Thomas, and Merrick Garland.
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Fun Activities and Facts about the Presidential Inauguration

Fun Activities and Facts about the Presidential Inauguration | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Facts about Presidential inaugurations.
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Roald Dahl’s ‘gobblefunk’ words get their own dictionary

Roald Dahl’s ‘gobblefunk’ words get their own dictionary | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Thousands of words used or created by Roald Dahl are being brought together in a new dictionary — as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the writer's birth.
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7 Important Ways That the Web Has Changed Writing Skill Requirements

7 Important Ways That the Web Has Changed Writing Skill Requirements | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

The Skills Students Need to Write is Changing in this Web-Influenced World.

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Founding Principles: American Governance in Action

Founding Principles: American Governance in Action | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Free video lectures, narrated by Bowdoin College Government Professor Andrew Rudalevige. The Founding Principles series provides an introductory overview of American government.

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Ten of the Most Successful Presidential Campaign Ads Ever Made (with Lesson Plan)

Ten of the Most Successful Presidential Campaign Ads Ever Made (with Lesson Plan) | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Analyze and evaluate the use of tone, language, images, sound and emotion in various famous political TV ads.

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PBS Election Central

PBS Election Central | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
PBS Education has partnered with EXPLO and the Commission on Presidential Debates to create the enclosed debate tool kit for classroom use.
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