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Fun STEM for Kids - Science Math Engineering Tech. ALL-IN-ONE HOMESCHOOL RESOURCE CENTER. Best books and links for home schooling children with special needs: Special Education for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders FAS Community Resource Center Information about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders New Book by adoptive mother of girl with Fetal Alcohol Effects: Damaged Angels.


Parents: Your Resource for Parenting Tips & Parenting Advice. Build with Chrome. 10 expériences scientifiques faciles. “Punk,” “bitch,” “dumbass,” “slut”: bullying almost killed me, but leaving school saved my life. During last period in high school, I’d write the names that people called me in the lower corner of a tattered journal.

“Punk,” “bitch,” “dumbass,” “slut”: bullying almost killed me, but leaving school saved my life

Tallying them up in a comparison to previous weeks, feeling an agony I couldn’t express. Punk. Five Lesson Plans Your Students Will Love. HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools has a variety of lesson plans ready for educators to use in the classroom.

Five Lesson Plans Your Students Will Love

These plans are aligned with academic standards and designed to help students to embrace family diversity, create gender- and LGBT-inclusive classrooms, and prevent bias-based bullying and name-calling. As students around the country start a new school year, here are some lesson plans from Welcoming Schools that everyone will love. What Less Standardized Testing Could Mean For Your Kids. On Saturday, October 24, President Barack Obama went on Facebook to announce his administration’s intention to roll back the number of hours spent on standardized testing by American schoolchildren.

What Less Standardized Testing Could Mean For Your Kids

This move comes at the end of what has been called the “No Child Left Behind era,” which began in 2001 with the re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, itself originally signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965. With the re-authorization early in President George W. Bush’s first term, the Act’s signature change was to compel states to develop and administer assessments in basic skills beginning in the earliest grades. The effects of NCLB on American education have been immense, but with the new call from President Obama to limit testing to no more than two percent of classroom time in a given year, here are three positive outcomes that, as a father and former educator, I hope to see realized in American schools in the coming years.

Crazed NY Principal Forbids Teachers To Sit, Removes Furniture From Classrooms. In an apparent bout of madness, a New York Principal ordered all school furniture to be thrown out onto the street — including chairs, desks, and filing cabinets.

Crazed NY Principal Forbids Teachers To Sit, Removes Furniture From Classrooms

Whilst class was in session, Donna Connelly — principal of Spuyten Duvil School — ordered teachers to take their cabinets and desks into the hallway. Children were told to remove all content from their desks before janitors were then made to throw them outside and pile them up across the street. When asked why all this was being done, Connelly responded: “It’s the 21st century- you don’t need desks.” As if the century we’re in indicates whether we need a place to work at or not… Maine’s Governor Has Appointed a Creationist to Head Up the State’s Department of Education.


Books/Libraries. Coding. Diversity. Health & Safety. Homeschooling. Language. Math. Mixed Topic. Music. Photography. Preschool. Reading. Science. Sex Education. Social Studies. Special Needs. U.S. History. World History. A-Z Animals - Animal Facts, Pictures and Resources. 1-to-1 Apps. To get your new school year started off right, we present: the best of the best!

1-to-1 Apps

The six lists linked below feature must-have apps for 1-to-1 classrooms using Android tablets or iPads. We've organized our picks by platform and grade level to make it easier for you to find the great recommendations you're looking for. No matter which list you explore, the apps featured here come with tons of content that will keep students engaged and productive.

YouTube Kids. Like most parents, I love helping my kids learn more about something they're interested in.

YouTube Kids

For example, right now, I spend a lot of time on YouTube with my 3-year-old son, who loves watching videos of car washes, Super Simple Songs, and about the universe. We’re not the only ones: Families worldwide are watching millions of videos on YouTube.


Common Core. Funding Cuts. Summer School.