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PBS Teachers | EcoInvestigators

PBS Teachers | EcoInvestigators | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

EcoInvestigators is designed to get students in grades 3-5 engaged, excited, and prepared to take on and solve environmental problems in their community and beyond.

 

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BJ Pinchbeck Relaunches Homework Helper Site

BJ Pinchbeck Relaunches Homework Helper Site | 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: August 26, 2014

Today in History: August 26, 2014 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Today is Tuesday, August 26, the 238th day of 2014. There are 127 days left in the year.
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Teaching Secrets: Communicating With Parents

Teaching Secrets: Communicating With Parents | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

You will face many challenging tasks as a new teacher. Dealing with parents is probably among the most intimidating, especially if you are young and in your first career. While communicating with parents can be tricky, a little preparation will help you to treat parents as partners and to be calmer when problems arise.

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Be Afraid? Teacher Gets Right Down to Business in Syllabus

Be Afraid? Teacher Gets Right Down to Business in Syllabus | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

"In the past, other teachers may have tried to frighten you by saying this and they may have been bluffing. I, on the other hand, am for real. If you don't plan on doing the work at a very high level, day in and day out, then you are in for a very rude awakening. Are you hearing me'? 

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A Look at the Environment in Your Own Backyard

A Look at the Environment in Your Own Backyard | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Learn about the environment in your backyard.

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Science Fair Project Resource Guide

Science Fair Project Resource Guide | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

If you’ve never done a science fair project before, DON’T PANIC! The IPL’s Science Fair Project Resource Guide will help you through the whole project by guiding you to a variety of excellent web resources.

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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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Educators: American Museum of Natural History

Educators: American Museum of Natural History | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

What can young people learn from the American Museum of Natural History in New York? Quite a lot, and this helpful website parses out some of the options for immediate classroom consumption.

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Historic Baseball Resources

Historic Baseball Resources | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Historic baseball images, video and audio including Jackie Robinson, Baseball cards, lesson plans, and other features on America's pastime.
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The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden

The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Learn about the many responsibilities of the U.S. president, decode the symbols on the presidential seal, and write your own letter to the president.

 
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Whatcom Community College: Online Math Center

Whatcom Community College: Online Math Center | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The online math center at Whatcom Community College is intended for a range of audiences, particularly students looking for additional assistance on a variety of math subjects from geometry to calculus.

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CELLS alive!

CELLS alive! | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The Cells Alive Web site contains several activities to help students understand the basics of cellular biology.

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Awesome Activities for Earth Day

Awesome Activities for Earth Day | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Activities that teach about recycling, plant growth and more.
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First-graders share tips with new kindergartners

First-graders share tips with new kindergartners | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
With the school year starting, the Tribune interviewed dozens of south suburban first-graders to ask what advice they would give the incoming kindergarten class. The children's answers ranged from enlightening to sweet — and apply after graduation too.
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Stop starting school days so early, doctors say

Stop starting school days so early, doctors say | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Pediatricians urge schools to adjust their schedules to sync with teens' natural sleep patterns
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Imagine If Every School Played *This* Video Before Class

Imagine If Every School Played *This* Video Before Class | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Wisdom comes with age, huh? Don't try telling that to Kid President. The kid's on fire in this insightful and funny pep talk that we can all most definitely take something from.

 

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Peek Into Brain Shows How Kids Learn Math Skills

Peek Into Brain Shows How Kids Learn Math Skills | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math. 

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Biographies of The First Ladies

Biographies of The First Ladies | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The biographies of the First Ladies on WhiteHouse.gov are from “The First Ladies of the United States of America,” by Allida Black. Copyright 2009 by the White House Historical Association.

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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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Today in History for July 28th

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Watch the video Today in History for July 28th on Yahoo News . Highlights of this day in history: Outbreak of World War One; Troops disperse 'Bonus Army' marchers; A U.S. Army bomber crashes into the Empire State Building; Former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and author Beatrix Potter born. (July 28)
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The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem

The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

This permanent exhibition is the Smithsonian’s greatest effort to meet the dual challenge of preserving this treasured flag and communicating to visitors its history and significance. 

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BBC - Primary History - Famous People - Christopher Columbus

BBC - Primary History - Famous People - Christopher Columbus | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Primary school classroom resources about Christopher Columbus including biographical details, videos, games, activities and lesson plans (KS1/ KS2).
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Mid-America Transportation Center: Teacher Resource Center/STEM Lesson Plans

Mid-America Transportation Center:  Teacher Resource Center/STEM Lesson Plans | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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Cinco de Mayo Activities

Cinco de Mayo Activities | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Try these activities for celebrating Cinco de Mayo and learning about Mexico.
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Sixty-Five Ways to Recognize Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week and All Year Long

Sixty-Five Ways to Recognize Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week and All Year Long | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Want to show teachers how much you appreciate their efforts? Find lots of ideas here for May 5-9.
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Homework Helpers: Plants-School A to Z

Homework Helpers: Plants-School A to Z | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Plants are living organisms and include trees, herbs, bushes, grasses, vines, ferns, mosses, and green algae.

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