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They're Back ... Learning About Periodical Cicadas to Participate in 'Citizen Science' Projects

They're Back ... Learning About Periodical Cicadas to Participate in 'Citizen Science' Projects | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
In this lesson students learn about the Magicicada periodical cicadas, a brood of which will emerge in the northeastern U.S. this year after 17 years underground.
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Resources for Students, Parents and Teachers from the University of Illinois Extension
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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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How Does Poverty Influence Learning?

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People in poverty are as diverse as people in any other socioeconomic class. They present, like other groups, a wide array of values, beliefs, dispositions, experiences, backgrounds, and life chances.

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Today's Document from the National Archives

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Document for Today, January 27th:
Thomas Edison's Patent Application for the Light Bulb
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Today's Document from the National Archives

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Document for Today, January 21st:
USS Nautilus (SS-571), the Navy's first atomic powered submarine

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My Garbology

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MyGarbology offers a wide range of resources for young people, parents, and educators to learn about recycling in action: what we can do everyday, and the global impact of our actions and waste. Features an interactive game, lesson plans, family activities, and more.

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Further Research Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Negatively Impacts Minority Students

Further Research Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Negatively Impacts Minority Students | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Research from two Vanderbilt University researchers has expanded on the fact that a lack of teacher diversity could be significantly disadvantaging minority students.
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Groundhog Day Activities, Games

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Celebrate Groundhog Day with a bunch of activities, some Internet exploration, and a variety of groundhog games. Fun for all ages! Included:
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When Will We Reach the End of the Periodic Table?

When Will We Reach the End of the Periodic Table? | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Even with new elements in hand, scientists are struggling to predict the future of the iconic chemical roadmap
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Military's Preschool Program: What They're Doing and Why It Works

Military's Preschool Program: What They're Doing and Why It Works | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Two million children in the US belong to military families. With one or both parents serving in the military, these children face unique challenges.
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The African-American Mosaic

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This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections.
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Florida School Using Drones as Learning Tools in the Classroom

Florida School Using Drones as Learning Tools in the Classroom | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
A school in Florida is using drones as a lesson tool.
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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.

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Today in History: January 6, 2016

Today in History: January 6, 2016 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Learn what happened today in history around the world including major events on crime, entertainment, and more.
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Today in History: Monday, February 08, 2016

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On Feb. 8, 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England after being implicated in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.

 

 

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Today in History: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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Today in History: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Resources for STEAM

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Discover information, examples, and tools related to incorporating aspects of the arts, design, and the humanities into STEM-based school activities.

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Today in History: January 21, 2016

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Today is Thursday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2016. There are 345 days left in the year.

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STEM News Roundup: Global Interest in STEM Helping to Grow the Private Tutoring Industry

STEM News Roundup: Global Interest in STEM Helping to Grow the Private Tutoring Industry | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
This week in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math news, one private tutoring business claims STEM interest is helping to grow the industry.
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More School Districts Turning to Virtual Learning Days to Replace Snow Days

More School Districts Turning to Virtual Learning Days to Replace Snow Days | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Every winter, schools forced to close for snow days debate whether or not the days off would be best be used as virtual learning days.
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Today in History: January 20, 2016

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2016. There are 346 days left in the year.

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Take a Trip Through Edgar Allan Poe's America

Take a Trip Through Edgar Allan Poe's America | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
From his birth in Boston to his death in Baltimore, check out places that were important to America's favorite macabre author
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These Are the American Library Association's Picks for Best Children's Literature

These Are the American Library Association's Picks for Best Children's Literature | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Meet the 2016 Caldecott and Newbery Award winners, among others
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Today in History: January 13, 2016

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2016. There are 353 days left in the year.

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Today in History: January 11, 2016

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Learn what happened today in history around the world including major events on crime, entertainment, and more.
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What Students Remember Most About Teachers

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What Students Remember Most About Teachers
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Popular Students Most Effective in Reducing Bullying, Research Says

Popular Students Most Effective in Reducing Bullying, Research Says | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Schools all over the country often turn to teachers and staff when it comes to reducing bullying, but new research suggests that getting students to take a stand would be more beneficial.
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