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Mixing in Math

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Mixing in Math covers the key topics for the elementary grades in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards (nctm.org) and the Common Core Math Standards (corestandards.org). These topics include arithmetic, counting, data, patterns, measurement, geometry, probability, and estimation. This website has quick ways to mix math in to what you already do with children: crafts, story times, playground games...


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BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

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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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Garbology

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Garbology is an exciting and interactive website that answers the question, "Where should my waste go?"

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Video Roundups: Presidents' Day

Video Roundups: Presidents' Day | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Education World has gathered six biographies that educators can show their students. We include a suggested grade level and "cool factor" for each video.
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Today in History: January 21, 2015

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2015. There are 344 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 1915, the first Kiwanis Club, dedicated to community service, was founded in Detroit. 

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Today in History: January 14, 2015

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2015. There are 351 days left in the year.
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Ten Resources for Celebrating the 100th Day of School

Ten Resources for Celebrating the 100th Day of School | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
It's finally here! With these ten lesson plans, activities, and books, students and teachers will get the most out of celebrating their 100th Day of School.
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Teaching Climate | NOAA Climate.gov

Teaching Climate | NOAA Climate.gov | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Earth's climate is a mind bogglingly complex system of interdependent parts and teaching about that system is no easy task. This site from NOAA climate.gov provides all the resources teachers need to bring the subject to life.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Five Education World Resources

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Five Education World Resources
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The Why Files | The Science Behind the News

The Why Files | The Science Behind the News | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Created at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the auspices of the National Institute for Science Education, the Why Files web site provides scientific information to explain and expand on current news stories.

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Teacher's surprising lesson on social media goes viral

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A sixth-grade teacher has received responses from around the world after posting a letter to Facebook about her students’ inappropriate social media sharing.

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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions

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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions is an introductory chemistry course consisting of 13 units of online text, 13 half-hour videos, three interactive labs, and a professional development guide.
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Today in History: December 29, 2014

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Today is Monday, Dec. 29, the 363rd day of 2014. There are two days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 29, 1170, Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, was slain in Canterbury Cathedral by knights loyal to King Henry II. 

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Today in History: December 12, 2014

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Today is Friday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2014. There are 19 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 12, 1870, Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives. 

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Science NetLinks

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Providing a wealth of resources for K-12 science educators, Science NetLinks is your guide to meaningful standards-based Internet experiences for students.

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Youngzine | News and more for the Young

Youngzine | News and more for the Young | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Youngzine is an online News Magazine for school age children. It provides an educational, entertaining, yet safe way for kids (and adults) to get the latest news from around the world.
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Super Bowl Blitz: Football-Related Activities

Super Bowl Blitz: Football-Related Activities | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Whether you're a football fanatic or a pigskin novice, make the most of the upcoming Super Bowl frenzy with these learning activities.
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Homework Helpers: World Digital Library

Homework Helpers: World Digital Library | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
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National Geographic Animal Facts

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Learn all you wanted to know about animals with National Geographic.
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Today in History: January 11, 2015

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Today is Sunday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2015. There are 354 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1935, aviator Amelia Earhart began an 18-hour trip from Honolulu to Oakland, California, that made her the first person to fly solo across any part of the Pacific Ocean.

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Bridging World History

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The Annenberg Learner's Bridging World History course consists of 26 units organized along a chronological thread. The site features a staggering array of worthwhile resources, including visual aids, expert interviews, an archive of more than 1,500 images and maps, and an audio glossary where students can click and listen to the pronunciation of over 300 place names and historical figures.

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7 Ways to Help Quiet Students Find Their Voices in Class

7 Ways to Help Quiet Students Find Their Voices in Class | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

When it comes to talking in class, each student has a unique personality. There’s the chatty conversationalists, happy to contribute on any topic; more reserved students who can be coaxed into the conversation with some effort; and the quiet ones who shudder at the thought of speaking to a large group.

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Today in History: January 10, 2014

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Today is Saturday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2015. There are 355 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 10, 1776, Thomas Paine anonymously published his influential pamphlet, "Common Sense," which argued for American independence from British rule. 

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Animal Diversity Web

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Created at the University of Michigan, the Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is a comprehensive database of animal natural history, distribution, and classification. ADW functions as an encyclopedia as well as an educational resource to support inquiry-based education for thousands of teachers and students.

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Windows to the Universe: The Sun

Windows to the Universe: The Sun | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The Sun is the star in the center of our solar system, and is a spinning ball of hot plasma, fueled by nuclear fusion reactions in its core. 

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Helping kids learn is his kind of homework

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“A Q&A with Brian Nudelman, who teaches Parkland College and runs an after-school program at Champaign's Garden Hills Elementary.”
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Today in History: December 3, 2014

Today in History: December 3, 2014 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2014. There are 28 days left in the year. 

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