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Celebrate Diversity and Cultures with Dream In Color.

Celebrate Diversity and Cultures with Dream In Color. | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Dream in Color celebrates the rich history and heritage of the diverse communities that make up our world.

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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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The Great Corn Adventure

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Zea Mays explains the importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different uses.

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Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help

Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.
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Best Practices for Making Homework Manageable

Best Practices for Making Homework Manageable | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

At some time almost all students turn to a parent for help with homework. If your child has often struggled with school, the task of homework brings stress into the entire family.

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Finding Balance: 7 Expert Tips for Working Parents

Finding Balance: 7 Expert Tips for Working Parents | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
When every day seems like a struggle, when it feels like you can barely breathe, when you're literally running from one place to another, it's time to slow down and give yourself a break.
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Education World: Every-Day Edits

Education World: Every-Day Edits | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Use Every-Day Edits to build language skills, test scores, and cultural literacy with students in grades 4 and above. Be sure to see our tips for using Every-Day Edits in your classroom.
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How kids really feel about going back to school

How kids really feel about going back to school | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

What kids really think about going back to school. 

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Schools move toward ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policies to boost student tech use

Schools move toward ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policies to boost student tech use | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
School systems receptive to “Bring Your Own Device” and increasing technology use in the classroom.
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The Best Language for Math

The Best Language for Math | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Studies have linked confusing English number names to weaker arithmetic skills in children. Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish express math concepts more clearly.
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September 17: Constitution Day Lessons and Resources

September 17: Constitution Day Lessons and Resources | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Planning to celebrate Constitution Day (Sept. 17)? Education World has gathered the perfect lessons and resources.
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National Science Digital Library Bilingual Collection

National Science Digital Library Bilingual Collection | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

The NSDL Bilingual Collection makes K-12 math and science resources available to teachers of students who are not proficient in English.

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Great Grandparents Day Activities

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Need classroom activities for Grandparents Day, or fun projects that students can take home to do with special relatives?
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Scholastic: Homework Help

Scholastic: Homework Help | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Here's a handful of articles to make homework less of a hassle.

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Schools Online from University of Illinois Extension

Schools Online from University of Illinois Extension | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Wonderful interactive curricula for students about a variety of science and social studies topics.

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Texting with teachers: How to set social media boundaries for kids

Texting with teachers: How to set social media boundaries for kids | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Social media boundaries: Should teachers and students be 'friends'?

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Today in History: September 19, 2014

Today in History: September 19, 2014 | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Today is Friday, September 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.

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Do Teachers Assign Too Much Homework?

Do Teachers Assign Too Much Homework? | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

When you get home after school, how much homework will you do? Will it keep you up late at night? Will it cause stress in your family? Or do you have homework under control. Do Teachers Assign Too Much Homework?

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Shakespeare Facts: 50 Interesting Facts About William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Facts: 50 Interesting Facts About William Shakespeare | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

Shakespeare facts: Interested in facts about William Shakespeare? Here's a range of 50 little known interesting facts about Shakespeare that's a work in progress... 

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Everything you need to know: September equinox

Everything you need to know: September equinox | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
The 2014 September equinox occurs on September 22, at 9:29 p.m. in the central United States (Universal Time: September 23). This equinox brings autumn to the Northern Hemisphere.
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Video: Saving on College Textbooks

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There are cheaper ways to get your textbooks for college, they just involve being a better shopper. Sites like Chegg, Bookrenter and Packback allow you to digitally buy or rent books as you need them.
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Next Generation Science Standards Websites

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Would you like to know more about the next generation science standards or NGSS? Do you find yourself wonder what these new standards are all about? Below, I list three websites, with a major pro or con, which will assist you in navigating your way through the NGSS! 

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Smithsonian X 3D

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Would you like to explore a wooly mammoth skeleton in great detail? How about some ceremonial masks created by Pacific Northwest Native Americans? The Smithsonian X 3D project makes all of this possible for visitors from all over the world.

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The Harrowing Journeys Some Kids Take When Going to School

The Harrowing Journeys Some Kids Take When Going to School | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Dangerous Journeys to School
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Learn the Issues | US EPA

Learn the Issues | US EPA | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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Although we can do a lot to clean up pollution after it's in the environment, preventing pollution in the first place is even better. Learn what you can do to protect the environment in your home, workplace, and community.

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Back-to-school tips for an easier bedtime

Back-to-school tips for an easier bedtime | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Dr. Sanjeev Kothare, director of the Pediatric Sleep Program at NYU Langone Medical Center, shares advice to help parents get their kids into a normal sleep schedule after summer break
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Five key skills for academic success

Five key skills for academic success | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
It's never too early or too late to help your child develop the skills for academic success. Learn how to build these skills and stay on track all year long.
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