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February 3 - Today in Science History - Scientists born on February 3rd, died, and events

February 3 - Today in Science History - Scientists born on February 3rd, died, and events | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

In 1966, three days after its takeoff, the unmanned Soviet Luna 9 spacecraft landed safely on the moon in the Ocean of Storms. It was the first ever soft landing on another celestial body, and opened the way for manned trips to the moon, by removing doubts lest the surface was an unsafe dusty quicksand.

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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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Today in History: May 30, 2015

Today in History: May 30, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Today is Saturday, May 30, the 150th day of 2015. There are 215 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 30, 1935, Babe Ruth played in his last major league baseball game for the Boston Braves, leaving after the first inning of the first of a double-header...
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Best STEM High Schools | Science, Technology, and Math Schools | US News

Best STEM High Schools | Science, Technology, and Math Schools | US News | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
STEM Schools Best High Schools
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101 Report Card Comments to Use Now

101 Report Card Comments to Use Now | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Four times a year I’m given the monumental task of creating report cards that leave an accurate record of my students’ performance in the classroom without making anybody cry. As a teacher, it is our duty to be truthful, but we also need to be tactful.

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Memorial Day Lesson Plans and Activities

Memorial Day Lesson Plans and Activities | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Celebrates this special holiday (May 30) with activities, music and Web-based ideas for the classroom.
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Today in History: May 21, 2015

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

Today is Thursday, May 21, the 141st day of 2015. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis monoplane near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33 1/2 hours.

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Don't Catch Senioritis! It Could Cost You Your College Acceptance

Don't Catch Senioritis! It Could Cost You Your College Acceptance | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The college application process is over, graduation is approaching and spring is in full bloom, making conditions ripe for a highly contagious phenomenon among high schoolers: "senioritis."

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Social Media Tools to Bring Educators Together

Social Media Tools to Bring Educators Together | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Social media can be a great tool for educators to utilize the education community and share/receive ideas for the classroom. Most educators recommend using social media to create a professional network.
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Journal of the American Revolution

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This engaging free journal brings late 18th century America to life, with articles, columns, and shorts all dedicated to the foment and inspiration that birthed American democracy and culture.

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Today in History: May 17, 2015

Today in History: May 17, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
In 1792, the New York Stock Exchange had its origins as a group of brokers met under a tree on Wall Street.
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Fresh Starts for Hard-to-Like Students

Fresh Starts for Hard-to-Like Students | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Even though your toughest students are just kids at the mercy of emotions they don't understand or can't control, it can be hard for a teacher to stay calm and not take these ongoing behavioral problems personally. My advice: it's time to hit the reset button!

 

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Today in History: May 4, 2015

Today in History: May 4, 2015 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today's Highlight in History: In 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago, a labor demonstration for an 8-hour work day turned into a deadly riot when a bomb exploded.

 

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40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

40 maps that explain the Roman Empire | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome's first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace and prosperity. Here are 40 maps that explain the Roman Empire — its rise and fall, its culture and economy, and how it laid the foundations of the modern world.

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New Google Kit Set to Provide Classrooms with Virtual Field Trips

New Google Kit Set to Provide Classrooms with Virtual Field Trips | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Google's new 'Expeditions' kit allows for teachers to take their kids on trips all over the world while not stretching the already tight budget.
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The Next Generation of STEM: Students at the Cutting Edge of Innovation

The Next Generation of STEM: Students at the Cutting Edge of Innovation | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
As the U.S. strives to increase interest in STEM, a handful of students are already leaders in their fields.
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Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Earthquakes. Volcanoes. Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Awesome in their destructive power, these natural events remind us that we are small and vulnerable—and that living on this dynamic planet will always entail risk.
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Celebrate Growth With a Kinder Garden

Celebrate Growth With a Kinder Garden | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

My students have grown and blossomed so much this year. I wanted to celebrate this in a fun way for the end of the year.

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STEM News Roundup: Integrating STEM in the Classroom for All Ages

STEM News Roundup: Integrating STEM in the Classroom for All Ages | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
The school year is coming to a close and many districts are reflecting on what innovative STEM projects have found success with their students in their classrooms. See what classrooms around the country are doing to get kids involved in STEM and how you can adapt the projects for your classroom and grade level.
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Merriam-Webster's Word Central

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Welcome to the new Merriam-Webster's Word Central now reprogrammed for superior word power and language fun.
Introducing…Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the latest amazing word game and challenges spellers of all ages.

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STEM News Roundup: Ideas for Generating Interest in STEM

STEM News Roundup: Ideas for Generating Interest in STEM | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

This week in STEM, African American STEM professionals share their struggles, a city offers free STEM summer learning, an entire community gets involved and a STEM Beyonce parody is made—all in the name of generating interest in STEM studies.

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Researcher: Re-Think Bullying

Researcher: Re-Think Bullying | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Susan Swearer, an educational psychologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, says four decades of research conclude that policies to handle the problem of bullying in schools is largely ineffective, and says that because of the dire life-long consequences bullying can have on students, better research should be done to fix the problem.

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For Teachers | Whitney Museum of American Art

For Teachers | Whitney Museum of American Art | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The Whitney website boasts an excellent page dedicated to teachers. Here, educators will discover Activities focused on works of art and special exhibitions, Teacher Guides to be used before and after a Museum visit (for Grades K-5 and Grades 6-12), and Teaching Tips more generally.

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Welcome to the official website of the British Monarchy

Welcome to the official website of the British Monarchy | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

For educators teaching the past and present of the British monarchy - and for readers fascinated by the House of Windsor and its forebears - this site will provide hours of edifying reading and reams of resources.

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Giveaways and Freebies Roundup: Teacher Appreciation Week

Giveaways and Freebies Roundup: Teacher Appreciation Week | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
There is so much going on in May. This week, we’ve got giveaways, deals, and freebies that celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. There’s also the usual dose of useful classroom freebies.
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Today's Document from the National Archives-May 3

Today's Document from the National Archives-May 3 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today's Document: Resident of Roxbury, Vermont, draws off the finished syrup from a homemade evaporator..." 05/1974

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