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.
Edutopia blogger David Cutler offers eight tips for engaging with parents, from avoiding confrontation and communicating clearly, to earning their trust on back-to-school night and coaching their children's after-school activities.
FacebookTwitter Getting students active in the classroom is a tough task for any teacher. But there’s a silver bullet that is, quite literally, silver. It’s the Apple iPad and this expensive, silver, and engaging device is making its way into classrooms around the world. Since there’s such a push to bring apps into the classroom, …
Today is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who'd been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing five people.
The Miller Center's Presidential Oral History Program has systematically and comprehensively debriefed the principal figures in the administrations of Presidents Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Clinton, with on-going work on George W. Bush and plans to do the same for future presidents.
The Vernal Equinox is one of the four great seasonal changes every year. Day and night are equal, and the changing weather can lift the spirits of young -- and old -- alike. Don't miss this opportunity to have some fun and educate at the same time.
After its launch the iPad quickly became the darling of the K-12 education community. Schools and teachers quickly saw the opportunities that it afforded students and jumped to get them into their hands. Fast forward a few years and it seems that a lot of schools have relegated the iPad to a supporting role or ditched them entirely.
Today is Wednesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2015. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated for a second term of office.
We’ve discussed the benefits of the U.S. Library of Congress many times on Edudemic. Usually we focus on some particular parts of the vast amount of resources or instead offer a more overall picture of what it offers. This time around, we thought you might enjoy an actual guide (written for teachers and education in general) that’s easy and a solid resource to refer back to as needed.
Today is Sunday, March 1, the 60th day of 2015. There are 305 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: In 1790, President George Washington signed a measure authorizing the first U.S. Census.
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.
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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