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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.