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Education: Lesson plans, tutorials & education resources

Education: Lesson plans, tutorials & education resources

Scavenger Hunts: Searching for Treasure on the Internet! Internet scavenger hunts are a way for students to practice problem solving, improve their reading and comprehension skills, and learn how to search the Internet. Included: A sampling of online scavenger hunts for students of all ages! Scavenger hunts, or treasure hunts, have quickly become one of the most popular tools for teaching students how to access and use the resources and information available on the Internet. There are many reasons for the hunts' rapidly growing popularity. Among them:

Teaching Resources VocabularySpellingCity’s Teaching Resources pages provide free lesson plan ideas and supplemental materials for teachers in all subject areas and grade levels. K-12 teachers can access background information on grade level topics to assist in creating extensive lesson plans for English Language Arts concepts like grammar or figurative language. The Educational Topics section offers teachers information on research-based best practices, such as how to effectively implement literacy centers.

Classroom Technology Wish List: 101 Ways to Bring Technology into the Classroom byclassroomtechnologyonAugust 2, 2008 Tags:blog, classroom, classroom blog, Classroom Technology, copyright, dance dance revolution, dynamic geometry software, laptop, privacy, security, SMART, SMART Board, technology, wii, wiki, WordPress Note: This is a living document. This list was last updated on Jul 4, 2012. How do you use technology in your classroom? Leave a comment below.

Social Studies Skip navigation Skip to main content SAFE | State Agencies | Online Services Follow Children’s Online Privacy: A Resource Guide for Parents Copyright © 1998 - 2014Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Notes: No endorsements are implied for commercial products named in this guide. 1. Introduction This guide discusses marketing to youth and other online privacy issues affecting children. If you are interested in safety topics, read the companion guide, Fact Sheet 21a, Children’s Online Safety, Teachers - Overview - The Civil War Through a Child's Eye - Lesson Plan Back to Lesson Plans Lesson Overview The Civil War through a Child's Eye lesson focuses on the use of historical fiction and primary sources to expand students' perceptions of the Civil War era. Literature and photographic images reflect, communicate, and influence human perspectives of historical events. Specifically, the unit helps students to view the Civil War era through a child’s eye, rather than from an adult perspective. Following an introduction to the Civil War using photographic, daguerreotype, and non-fiction sources, students read Paul Fleischman’s Bull Run in Readers Theater format.

Parent Guide to Internet Safety Dear Parent: Our children are our nation’s most valuable asset. They represent the bright future of our country and hold our hopes for a better nation. Our children are also the most vulnerable members of society. Protecting our children against the fear of crime and from becoming victims of crime must be a national priority. Unfortunately the same advances in computer and telecommunication technology that allow our children to reach out to new sources of knowledge and cultural experiences are also leaving them vulnerable to exploitation and harm by computer-sex offenders. Teacher Resources The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations. Discover and discuss ways to bring the power of Library of Congress primary sources into the classroom. Go to the blog

Florida Virtual School What is FLVS? We're glad you asked! Florida Virtual School is a public school but, as you can probably tell, we're not just any public school.