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Primaries, Voting, and Elections-Special Theme

Primaries, Voting, and Elections-Special Theme | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

These lesson plans, Internet sites, and curriculum ideas will help your students understand the impact of this year's election.

 

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BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper was established in April 1996 when BJ was 9 years old. The site is totally redesigned and offers links to many quality education sites for English, Math, Science, Art/Music, etc.

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Today in History: September 17, 2014

Today in History: September 17, 2014 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Today is Wednesday, September 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
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Video: Saving on College Textbooks

Video: Saving on College Textbooks | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
There are cheaper ways to get your textbooks for college, they just involve being a better shopper. Sites like Chegg, Bookrenter and Packback allow you to digitally buy or rent books as you need them.
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Next Generation Science Standards Websites

Next Generation Science Standards Websites | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Would you like to know more about the next generation science standards or NGSS? Do you find yourself wonder what these new standards are all about? Below, I list three websites, with a major pro or con, which will assist you in navigating your way through the NGSS! 

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Smithsonian X 3D

Smithsonian X 3D | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Would you like to explore a wooly mammoth skeleton in great detail? How about some ceremonial masks created by Pacific Northwest Native Americans? The Smithsonian X 3D project makes all of this possible for visitors from all over the world.

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The Harrowing Journeys Some Kids Take When Going to School

The Harrowing Journeys Some Kids Take When Going to School | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Dangerous Journeys to School
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Everything you need to know: September equinox

Everything you need to know: September equinox | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
The 2014 September equinox occurs on September 22, at 9:29 p.m. in the central United States (Universal Time: September 23). This equinox brings autumn to the Northern Hemisphere.
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Great Grandparents Day Activities

Great Grandparents Day Activities | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Need classroom activities for Grandparents Day, or fun projects that students can take home to do with special relatives?
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Scholastic: Homework Help

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Here's a handful of articles to make homework less of a hassle.

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Kid Info: Homework Help for the Subjects Studied in School

Kid Info: Homework Help for the Subjects Studied in School | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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9/11 Lessons and Resources for Classroom Teachers

9/11 Lessons and Resources for Classroom Teachers | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Engage students with lessons that help them put the events of September 11 in perspective.
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Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help

Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.
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KidsClick! Web Search

KidsClick! Web Search | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The best resources on the web for kids, maintained by the library school at Kent State.

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Education World: Every-Day Edits

Education World: Every-Day Edits | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Use Every-Day Edits to build language skills, test scores, and cultural literacy with students in grades 4 and above. Be sure to see our tips for using Every-Day Edits in your classroom.
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How kids really feel about going back to school

How kids really feel about going back to school | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

What kids really think about going back to school. 

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Schools move toward ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policies to boost student tech use

Schools move toward ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policies to boost student tech use | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
School systems receptive to “Bring Your Own Device” and increasing technology use in the classroom.
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The Best Language for Math

The Best Language for Math | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Studies have linked confusing English number names to weaker arithmetic skills in children. Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish express math concepts more clearly.
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September 17: Constitution Day Lessons and Resources

September 17: Constitution Day Lessons and Resources | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Planning to celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. 17)? Education World has gathered the perfect lessons and resources.
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National Science Digital Library Bilingual Collection

National Science Digital Library Bilingual Collection | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The NSDL Bilingual Collection makes K-12 math and science resources available to teachers of students who are not proficient in English.

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Learn the Issues | US EPA

Learn the Issues | US EPA | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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Although we can do a lot to clean up pollution after it's in the environment, preventing pollution in the first place is even better. Learn what you can do to protect the environment in your home, workplace, and community.

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Back-to-school tips for an easier bedtime

Back-to-school tips for an easier bedtime | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Dr. Sanjeev Kothare, director of the Pediatric Sleep Program at NYU Langone Medical Center, shares advice to help parents get their kids into a normal sleep schedule after summer break
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Five key skills for academic success

Five key skills for academic success | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
It's never too early or too late to help your child develop the skills for academic success. Learn how to build these skills and stay on track all year long.
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Nearly Half of U.S. Parents Dread Back to School

Nearly Half of U.S. Parents Dread Back to School | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
According to a recent survey conducted by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), parents also admit to experiencing anxiety related to starting a new school year.
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HomeworkSpot.com: Homework Help, Science Fair Project Ideas, Math Help, Homework Helper

HomeworkSpot.com: Homework Help, Science Fair Project Ideas, Math Help, Homework Helper | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Find the best K-12 homework resources organized by subject and grade-level at HomeworkSpot.com.
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Teacher Resources | Library of Congress

Teacher Resources | Library of Congress | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching.

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Back to school health tips

Make sure kids stay as healthy as possible in the classroom
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