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.
ChemMatters, which is published by the American Chemical Society, is specifically designed for chemistry teachers and students, but anyone with an interest in chemistry will find plenty of fascinating material on the website.
MediaSmarts is a Canadian not-for-profit that focuses its efforts on digital and media literacy, hoping to help "children and youth have the critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.
Today is Sunday, August 23, the 235th day of 2015. There are 130 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 23, 1775, Britain's King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in a state of "open and avowed rebellion."
The Plant List is a working list of all known plant species. It aims to be comprehensive for species of Vascular plant (flowering plants, conifers, ferns and their allies) and of Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts).
Ron Wolford's insight:
Collaboration between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden
When I first started teaching and was overwhelmed by the demands and complexity of the job, my survival strategy was simply to take all the advice that came my way and implement it. So when my wise mentor suggested that after the first day of school I call all of my second grader's parents, I did so.
Most math teachers will agree that the way to learn Algebra is step-by-step. Yet many textbook answer keys offer answers without telling students how to actually solve the problem. Enter MathPapa, the online web app that helps students learn to think through algebraic equations.
In what appeared to be a routine meeting before the beginning of the school year at Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, a group of about 30 teachers interrupted their superintendent to join together in one of the best back-to-school parodies, ever.
Today is Thursday, August 27, the 239th day of 2015. There are 126 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: In 1908, Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president of the United States, was born near Stonewall, Texas.
Today is Monday, August 24, the 236th day of 2015. There are 129 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 24, A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash; an estimated 20,000 people died. ...
The old adage that having one great teacher can make a big difference in a student’s life is true, research shows – especially for a student struggling with poverty. Not surprisingly, having more than one great teacher can make an even bigger difference
Whether it’s simple addition or advanced biology, kids don’t always want to do their homework. Learn tips on how to eliminate those homework headaches by watching the Back to School Basic video series at ParentToolkit.com!
Today is Friday, August 21, the 233th day of 2015. There are 132 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 21, 1945, President Harry S. Truman ended the Lend-Lease program that had shipped some $50 billion in aid supplies to America's allies during World War II.
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