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resources.schoolwide ALL OF SCHOOLWIDE'S READING, WRITING, AND GRAMMAR Units of Study Include Digital Resources. The Schoolwide Resources Site has a wealth of digital resources to support reading, writing, and grammar instruction in your classroom. Your Fundamentals binder will contain an access code that you can use to sign up. Click the “Register with Access Code” button above to sign up. 2010 April - Instructify BY JASON DON FORSYTHE If you’re like me, you remember with fondness long nights with your friends, your trusty plastic icosahedron, pencils and paper, and junk food. I’m talking about Dungeons and Dragons of course, the game many of us geeks played when we were younger and had a lot more time on our hands. […] BY JASON DON FORSYTHE Chemistry is one of those subjects that really can flourish with the addition of multimedia elements, but often requires you to blow the whole budget on supplies and equipment.

Free graded readers for extensive reading Are you looking for free graded readers? Are you a learner of English? Do you want to read every day in English? Do you want to read simple books to improve your English? Do you have a Kindle reader but no books to read on it? Problem of Teen Gangs: Essay Sample Adolescence is one of the most difficult and turbulent periods of life for both parents and their children. During their transit from childhood to adult life, teenagers seek to self-identify and seek their place in the world; they learn to interact with their society, adopt social norms, and define their life priorities. Unfortunately, this process is not always smooth. Some teenagers experiment with substances, and some get involved in illegal activities. One of the biggest problems a teenager can get themselves into during adolescence is becoming a part of a teenage gang.

Who Is Ayn Rand? - The Objective Standard Ifat Glassman, Ayn Rand, 2012 Ayn Rand (1905–1982) was an American novelist and philosopher, and the creator of Objectivism, which she called “a philosophy for living on earth.” Rand’s most widely read novels are The Fountainhead, a story about an independent and uncompromising architect; and Atlas Shrugged, a story about the role of the mind in human life and about what happens to the world when the thinkers and producers mysteriously disappear. Her most popular nonfiction books are The Virtue of Selfishness, a series of essays about the foundations and principles of the morality of self-interest; and Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, a series of essays about what capitalism is and why it is the only moral social system. Rand was born in Russia, where she attended grade school and university; studied history, philosophy, and screenwriting; and witnessed the Bolshevik Revolution and the birth of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Elementary Learning Games and Activities for Math, Reading, and Science Elementary School HomeGames & ActivitiesElementary School Games & Activities 2nd Grade History Game: Roman History Trivia Activity Center Test your knowledge on Roman history in this trivia game.

10 key facts about the 16th Street Baptist church bombings (From l-r) Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Addie Mae Collins and Cynthia Wesley Just three weeks after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his groundbreaking "I Have a Dream" speech, an Alabama church was bombed before a Sunday service — killing four girls and injuring several others. The horrific scene at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham was one of several tragedies at the peak of the Civil Rights movement that helped transform the nation. On the 52nd anniversary of the bombing, here are several facts everyone should know of the senseless crime:

48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-2012 school year and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off on their summer adventures. Here is a list of great sites for kids and teachers to keep you happily productive and learning this summer. These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness. Happy summer! 1. Magic Tree House 50 Years Later: The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing As tabloids obsess over the state of Khloe Kardashian’s marriage to Lamar Odom, the reality star’s new book offers secrets about the intense rise and fall of their relationship. “Thank you to Lamar for giving me some of the best years of my life and for everything you taught me about being strong,” Khloé Kardashian writes about Lamar Odom in the acknowledgments of her new book, Strong Looks Better Naked. “Before I met you I felt invisible, and after I felt seen.” Kardashian wrote the book, which was released Tuesday, before Odom, her husband whom she filed divorce papers against and later withdrew, made national headlines after being found near death after an overdose of cocaine and herbal Viagra at a Nevada brothel last month. That meant that, during a harrowing few days of bleak prognosis for Odom, Kardashian was in charge of all medical decisions.

Using A Calculator Lesson Starters and Online Activities Comment recorded on the 3 October 'Starter of the Day' page by Mrs Johnstone, 7Je: "I think this is a brilliant website as all the students enjoy doing the puzzles and it is a brilliant way to start a lesson." Comment recorded on the 12 July 'Starter of the Day' page by Miss J Key, Farlingaye High School, Suffolk: "Thanks very much for this one. We developed it into a whole lesson and I borrowed some hats from the drama department to add to the fun!"

the hitchhiker Audio Player This is “The Hitchhiker” from a 1942 broadcast of the radio show Suspense. You may have seen a version of this story on The Twilight Zone. But we like this version better. And it stars Orson Welles! bcpsodl / Toolbox Index OLD To understand how web-based tools are identified for student use, view the approval flowchart. Each tool links to its informational page with its URL, an overview, tutorials, and lesson application ideas. In addition, tools are tagged with keywords based on the services that they provide. You may choose to view similarly tagged tools by clicking on any one of the tags. History of Halloween - A Timeline 1,000-100 B.C.: The Celts celebrate their New Year on November 1st and believe that on the night before the New Year, October 31st, the portal between the world of the living and that of the dead is opened, allowing the dead to return to earth. They call this night "Samhain." November 1st also has a macabre significance as it is the start of winter and the "season of death" during which many people would die from the scarcity of food.

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