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Valentine's Day by the Numbers

Valentine's Day by the Numbers | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Are you among the 62% of adults who say they celebrate Valentine's Day? Explore the Valentine's Day facts infographic to discover the numbers behind the most romantic day.

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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: February 28, 2015

Today in History: February 28, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, 1940, the first televised college basketball games were broadcast by New York City station W2XBS as Pittsburgh defeated Fordham, 57-37.

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National Science Foundation: Helping students thrive in a digital world

National Science Foundation:  Helping students thrive in a digital world | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Dual-enrollment computer science classes in Texas provide an on-ramp to STEM careers

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The 10 Best Science Images, Videos, And Visualizations From The 2015 Vizzies

The 10 Best Science Images, Videos, And Visualizations From The 2015 Vizzies | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Information has never looked so beautiful
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Today in History: February 26, 2015

Today in History: February 26, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Thursday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2015. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from exile on the Island of Elba and headed back to France in a bid to regain power. 

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Neurologist Shares 'The Science of Homework,' Offers Tips to Teachers

Neurologist Shares 'The Science of Homework,' Offers Tips to Teachers | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
When it comes to homework, there may be some things that teachers need to know about their students' brains.
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Black History Month: Black History

Black History Month: Black History | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Black History Month, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Google Announces Global Science Fair with Grand Prize of $50K

Google Announces Global Science Fair with Grand Prize of $50K | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Google has announced its fifth annual Google Science Fair, where students all over the world ages 13-18 are encouraged to submit their projects online to compete for a number of prizes, including $100,000 in scholarships.
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During Black History Month, helping students understand their role in history

During Black History Month, helping students understand their role in history | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Black history isn’t just history for many communities. For older generations, these conversations didn’t happen in segments for round-the-clock news coverage, but in our homes, on the street corner, at our social events, in our churches and in our schools.

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Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.

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Today in History: February 21, 2015

Today in History: February 21, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Saturday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2015. There are 313 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 21, 1965, black Muslim leader and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside Harlem's Audubon Ballroom in New York.

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Five Websites for National Engineers Week

Five Websites for National Engineers Week | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Education World offers teachers five websites they can use to use in their classroom during National Engineers Week-February 22-28

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Smithsonian Just for Kids: National Zoo Animal Jigsaw Puzzles

Smithsonian Just for Kids: National Zoo Animal Jigsaw Puzzles | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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YouTube Kids Is Google’s First App Designed for Children

YouTube Kids Is Google’s First App Designed for Children | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
New app gives parents more control over their children's YouTube browsing.
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Algebra Calculator

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Step-by-step calculator for algebra problems.

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Teachers: Weekly Deals & Freebies Roundup: Playground Redo, Read Across America Calendar, $10K Grant

Teachers: Weekly Deals & Freebies Roundup: Playground Redo, Read Across America Calendar, $10K Grant | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
A playground makeover, a $10,000 grant, and some phenomenal books are this week’s giveaways featured in our Deals and Freebies Roundup.
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Today in History: February 27, 2015

Today in History: February 27, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: In 1801, the District of Columbia was placed under the jurisdiction of Congress.

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Parents debate elementary school homework

Parents debate elementary school homework | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

As far as kindergartners go, 5-year-old Addrien is your typical elementary school student. He likes coloring. He likes math. And he even likes his homework.

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Today in History: February 24, 2015

Today in History: February 24, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2015. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: In 1938, the first nylon bristle toothbrush, manufactured by DuPont under the name "Dr. West's Miracle Toothbrush," went on sale.

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Little Known Facts About George Washington

Little Known Facts About George Washington | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Almost everyone knows that he served as the first president of the new United States, thus ensuring that this new form of government actually worked. He was all those things. . .and so much more! 

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Today in History: February 23, 2015

Today in History: February 23, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Monday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2015. There are 311 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 23rd, 1945, during World War II, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi, where they raised the American flag. 

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Smart Talk: A Conversation about How to Lay the Groundwork for your Child's Vocabulary Growth

Smart Talk: A Conversation about How to Lay the Groundwork for your Child's Vocabulary Growth | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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Teachers: Weekly Deals and Freebies Roundup: Minecraft Savings and Egyptian Pyramid Foldable

Teachers: Weekly Deals and Freebies Roundup: Minecraft Savings and Egyptian Pyramid Foldable | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

More fantastic freebies, giveaways, and deals are here in this week’s Deals and Freebies Roundup. 

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Today in History: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Today in History: Wednesday, February  18, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

On Feb. 18, 1861, Jefferson Davis was sworn in as president of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Ala.

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On Time: How America has Learned to Live by the Clock

On Time: How America has Learned to Live by the Clock | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
On Time explores the changing ways we have measured, used, and thought about time over the past three hundred years.
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