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.
Today is Wednesday, March 25, the 84th day of 2015. There are 281 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 25, 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led 25,000 people to the Alabama state capitol in Montgomery after a five-day march from Selma to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.
Today is Tuesday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2015. There are 282 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 24, 1765, Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers.
Aside from comprehending the curriculum content, teachers should have a basic understanding of how people acquire and absorb knowledge. The following list highlights 20 principles of learning every teacher should know.
Today is Friday, March 20, the 79th day of 2015. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 6:45 p.m. EDT. Today's Highlight in History: In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte returned to Paris after escaping his exile on Elba, beginning his "Hundred Days" rule.
Do you have more students this year? Education budget cuts across the country are one cause of class-size increase in public schools. If you've found yourself with larger class sizes, or you're a new teacher still grasping the often overwhelming experience of one of you and many of them, here's some helpful tips:
Each March, Education World -- and the rest of the world -- recognizes Women's History Month. Following are lessons, activities, and resources to involve your students in the study of women's contributions to the world.
When Edward Zigler — widely known as the “Father of Head Start” and founder of the Yale Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy — celebrates Head Start’s 50th anniversary in Washington, D...
March 20 is the First Day of Spring, and Education World has you covered when it comes to finding the right lesson plans and activities to welcome the Spring Equinox. Here are some lesson plans and activities teachers can use in the classroom:
During the White House Science Fair on Monday, March 23, President Barack Obama announced more than $240 million worth of pledges to focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. The $240 million will come from private businesses, schools and foundations.
Today is Sunday, March 22, the 81st day of 2015. There are 284 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 22, 1765, the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act to raise money from the American colonies, which fiercely resisted the tax.
In his popular TED talk, Ken Robinson made the powerful point that most of the students doing work in your classrooms today will be entering a job force that none of you can visualize. That talk is from almost ten years ago, so we already know he was right and can only assume he’ll continue to be so in the years to come.
Learning a specific skill set doesn’t have the value in today’s world that it once did. Learning how to be more creative (and thus adaptable) – now that’s what prepares students for life beyond the classroom.
Are you Pinteresting? Well, lots of educators are. The PEW Research Center has found that 28 percent of online users are using Pinterest (compared to only 23 percent using Twitter). Women dominate Pinterest with 42 percent of women online using the site. With over 80 percent of teachers being women, it makes sense that teachers are all over Pinterest sharing ideas for lesson plans, centers, and resources.
NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.