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Educational Videos and Games for Kids about Science, Math, Social Studies and English. Free Reading Tutorials at GCFLearnFree. Reading Bear: free phonics & vocabulary...learn to read for free! Choose a Grade Range. BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts. 7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom. Today’s guest post was published on Getting Smart. 7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom By Erin Palmer The flipped classroom uses technology to allow students more time to apply knowledge and teachers more time for hands-on education.

7 Essential Tools for a Flipped Classroom

It’s a continually changing strategy that evolves with technology. Innovative educators are usually on the lookout for the latest technology breakthroughs that will help them better organize and conduct flipped classrooms. The following tools are listed from most basic to most sophisticated and can be used alone or in tandem to make flipped classrooms more engaging. Google Docs Google Docs have many advantages over traditional word processing programs, including real-time automatic updates visible to all users, a feature that enables robust discussion and sharing. YouTube. Lessons: Pre-K – Grade 2. Login - TeachersPayTeachers.com. FREE Mapping Resources! Posted by Sarah on May 28, 2014 in Free History & Geography Resources, Homeschooling Freebies, Themed Freebies Did you know you could incorporate mapping into your homeschool for FREE?

FREE Mapping Resources!

I have really enjoyed teaching Map Skills and using Maps to help us with our history studies. The National Map. Lawrence Hall of Science - 24/7 Science. How fast does the wind blow?

Lawrence Hall of Science - 24/7 Science

What makes things sticky? Where do insects live and plants grow? What is the best way to clean up the environment? How do humans measure up in the animal kingdom? So many questions—and so many ways to find answers! Bridge Builders How Fast Is the Wind Gooo! Filling Without Spilling Parachute Drop Crystals Bird Beaks Sticky Situations Oil Spill How Old is Your Penny? Worksheets for Kids – Free Printable Worksheets Online. FREE SOCIAL SKILLS DOWNLOADS. Here are dozens of free autism social skills teaching resources, most with free pdf downloads.

FREE SOCIAL SKILLS DOWNLOADS

The resources vary in difficulty and can be used for children between ~ age 6 and ~ age 18. The resources are organized by color-coded categories below: 1. Communication/Relationships [view video describing these HERE] 2. 3. ICDL - International Children's Digital Library.

Flashcard Machine - Create, Study and Share Online Flash Cards. Eclectic Education Series - Eclectic Education Series. Search Downloads. Free- Ray's Arithmetic- Online - K-8 Curriculum Board. Welcome to Open Library (Open Library) Math Worksheets for Grade 1. Free Parenting Classes - Mommybites. Finally, a chance to educate yourself from the comfort of your own home or office!

Free Parenting Classes - Mommybites

Each month learn about hot parenting topics – sleep, potty training, positive discipline, and more. Mommybites FREE on-line parenting classes are super easy to access – all you need is a computer or a phone! Watch or hear them alone or together with your husband, partner, girlfriends, nanny, grandparents, etc. No limit to how many people can join you. Sit back, take a load off, grab that cup of coffee, and LEARN! Please note: our online parenting classes do fill up. Upcoming Schedule More 2014 Online parenting classes will be up soon! Please join our mailing list to be kept in the know on all of our upcoming and newly added free online classes! Check out our calendar here. For questions about our online events, please email us: info@mommybites.com.

LANGUAGE ARTS Lesson Plans, Teaching Lessons, Worksheets, Activities. The Homemaker’s Mentor – FREE Homemaking Lessons. Posted by Carrie on Jan 6, 2014 in Homemaking & Parenting Freebies I was never taught the art of homemaking, cooking, cleaning, or organizing before I became a wife and mom.

The Homemaker’s Mentor – FREE Homemaking Lessons

I have learned A LOT along the way and love to cook, however, I am not the most organized individual and I don’t have many handy skills such as sewing, baking, etc. I subscribed and am excited to see what I get in my inbox! It’s FREE! There are things you can purchase too. Written by Carrie Carrie is the owner & operator of Homeschool Giveaways and Curriculum Share. Seriously... I have the BEST blogging friends EVER!

Seriously...

I received an overwhelmingly sweet email from one of my followers, Lili Garcia Sanchez, who wanted to share a super cute document on my blog. So, this post is totally dedicated to the hard work that Lili put into these cards... they include the state flower and bird! I hope that you thoroughly enjoy this precious treasure, and leave comments thanking Lili for sharing her wonderful work with the rest of us!!!

I have broken them into 3 separate docs so that they would be easier to upload! {free} 50 US State Printables. 11StumbleUpon {free} 50 US State Printables Since lot of you are looking for free state worksheet packs that I have not finished yet I wanted to share a blank Pack with you that you can customize to study any us state.

{free} 50 US State Printables

Note: In case this is the first post of state packs you've seen, these are part of our Homeschool Social Studies Unit From Sea to Shining Sea Unit where you can find individual state worksheets for kids Preschool - 5th grade. My kids and I are having so much fun reading & creating that these have just not been top on the list. Science Experiments, Videos, and Science Fair Ideas at Sciencebob.com. Science: Materials and their Properties. Make a Bouncing Polymer Ball - Experiment with Polymers. Introduction Balls have been toys practically forever, but the bouncing ball is a more recent innovation.

Make a Bouncing Polymer Ball - Experiment with Polymers

Bouncing balls were originally made of natural rubber, though now bouncing balls can be made of plastics and other polymers or even treated leather. You can use chemistry to make your own bouncing ball. Once you understand the basic technique, you can alter the recipe for the ball to see how the chemical composition affects the bounciness of the ball, as well as other characteristics. The bouncing ball in this activity is made from a polymer. Bouncing Polymer Ball Materials Here's a list of materials you need to gather to make bouncing polymer balls: Let's make bouncing polymers balls... Polymer Projects Make Gelatin PlasticMake Plastic from MilkSlime RecipesMake Plastic Sulfur. Free Reading Program.

Science Experiments, Videos, and Science Fair Ideas at Sciencebob.com. Lesson Helpers. For nearly one year, stories from Afghanistan have topped the news.

Lesson Helpers

But how much do your students really know about this war-torn nation? About Accelerated Achievement LLC publisher of A2 Homeschooling Curriculum and Contact Info — A2 Curriculum. Accelerated Achievement, publishers of A2 Curriculum is located in Federal Way, WA. just south of Seattle, Washington. (Contact information below.) We are a small home business working to provide homeschooling families with exceptionally high quality education materials at a price that puts a quality education withing the reach of every family that wants to educate their children at home.

Paul R. Stone is a research engineer with a fortune 50 company and comes from a long line of educators. Susan Stone is an accomplished clothing designer and seamstress. Accelerated Achievement LLC was founded in October of 2001 and has been growing steadily ever since. Science Experiments. Welcome · Digital Public Library of America. Science for Kids - Fun Experiments, Cool Facts, Online Games, Activities, Projects, Ideas, Technology. Curriculum and Classes in a Click! Free Homeschooling. Free Homeschooling? If you are on a limited budget free homeschooling can be done, if you don't count basic supplies like paper and pencils. With a library card and internet access, you can homeschool very inexpensively. You really don't need a complete curriculum that guides you and your children through every subject.

Don't worry about “keeping up” with the public schools or be concerned about your own skills in teaching their children. You know your children better than anyone else, and believe me, after seeing public schools from the inside for ten years, it is not hard to surpass them in the quality of education your child will get at home. Understand that the reason public schools use the materials and methods they do is because there is one teacher and 25 or more students. Also understand that there is a lot of time wasted.