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Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Home Page FREE Features These features originally appeared on the FREE.ED.gov features blog. The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January

Discovery Education Science Fair Central Elmer's Teachers Club The Scientific Method: Experimentation Testing the Greenhouse Effect Judging Purpose and Hypothesis Research Selecting a Topic Stossel in the Classroom - [Essay Contest] • Students must be aged 13-18 to participate. • Essays should be 500-1000 words in length. • All essays must be submitted by a teacher (homeschool teachers qualify) on behalf of the student(s). Museums and the Web 2006: Papers: Bressler, Mobile Phones: A New Way To Engage Teenagers In Informal Science Learning Denise Bressler, Liberty Science Center, USA Abstract What are our youth using their mobile phones to do? Ontario Curriculum > Classroom Management > Teacher & Teaching Resources These tools were made to save teachers time and money! Stop paying for all those reproducible forms and worksheets that are out there. Let’s share what we already have made and stop reinventing the wheel. You can help us by submitting your own forms, letters, and reproducible materials and by visiting the sponsors on the bottom right of each page. Interactive PDF Forms and Templates Included in this section are a wide selection of interactive PDF forms.

Free App: Develop Core Skills via Intuitive Play - LumiKids Park Many people have heard of or even are using Lumosity. Now Lumosity has a new app designed especially for toddler and preschool kids: LumiKids. Looks like it is going to be a series of apps, and the first app LumiKids Park is Free.

YoungMinds Handwriting Lessons My handwriting section has several small handwriting sets, one large handwriting set, and one extraordinarily large set. The handwriting lessons are free to print. This section also contains notebook filler and handwriting paper in several sizes and types. I also have handwriting animations in both manuscript and cursive. Usage Summary If you are teaching one child or a group of children (or adults) you may print the files to use in your class for your students.

Global Science Fair 2011 Start now Sign up now for the competition. Register I want tohelp my cousin get well. I’m good atBuilding things,I want toHelp my Grandmother. What do you love? Links to other Online Technology Tips - 180 Technology Tips #180 Technology Tip Number 180 Life Long Learning is for Everyone You may have heard the phrase before. It's the challenge new technology gives to all of us. Help Your Child Make Friends at Any Age Campaign ParentingAll Ages212 Comments Friendships are so important for children; friends not only offer a playmate, but they can become someone to help them solve problems, a trusted ally who will listen to their fears, and try out new ideas with them. Our sponsor, Gymboree wants to know about the importance of friendship! Gymboree has a new line of clothing, Dinotrux that my kids are loving (you’ll see them wearing them in the photos below), and they have now found the show and I couldn’t be happier to let them watch it during their screen time (read how I learned to set out screen time rules). Dinotrux is DreamWorks Animation’s first all-new original series that combines dinosaurs and trucks!

World History Curriculum - Bringing Up Learners Welcome to Bringing Up Learners’ free curriculum project. In an effort to make rich learning experiences easily accessible to as many as possible, we offers lesson plans, curriculum guides, and resource suggestions to everyone at no charge. Click the links below (or the ones in the navigation bar at the top of the screen) to learn more and get started. Introduction to World History Part 1 – Myths, Maps, and Marvels Education World® : National Standards: Social Sciences NCSS Standards "The framework of the standards consists of ten themes incorporating fields of study that roughly correspond with one or more relevant disciplines. The first theme, "Culture," for instance, includes elements of anthropology, geography, history, and sociology. These ten themes span the educational levels from early to middle grades to high school. The standards are expressed in statements that begin "Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of" - for instance, Culture.

Finding Report Cards on your School - 180 Technology Tips #119 Accountability is the word that's usually used to explain why online report cards on schools and school districts are being developed nationwide. Of course federal No Child Left Behind mandates have something to do with it too. Today's technology tip will show you some examples of the kinds of online report cards that are being developed nationwide: Texas Education Agency School Report Cards: This site lets you search for your individual school or district. Here’s Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads and Why You Shouldn’t Either The post was originally published on NextShark.com If you fall within the Gen-Y era like us, chances are you’ve given a bunch of thought as to how you would raise your own children in this day and age (assuming you don’t have children already). Especially with technology, so much has changed since our childhoods in the 90s. Here’s one question: Would you introduce the technological wonder/heroin that is the iPod and iPad to your kids? Steve Jobs wouldn’t, and for good reason too. In a Sunday article, New York Times reporter Nick Bilton said he once assumingly asked Jobs, “So your kids must love the iPad?”

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