Database of Award Winning Children’s Literature

Database of Award Winning Children’s Literature From the site: PURPOSE The purpose of this database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children’s literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards. I expect the user to be a librarian or a teacher intervening for a...
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The World’s Very Best Opera for Kids

The World’s Very Best Opera for Kids When the kids go back to school this year, a great CD for them to pick up is our critically acclaimed The World’s Very Best Opera for Kids! CD. To add to its growing number of accolades, this CD (bundled with the Teacher’s Guide) recently picked up...
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How Fireworks are made.

From National Geographic for Kids: How Fireworks are made The website reads: “Blue and gold flitter shells and Gold Comet Roman Candles are just two kinds of fireworks bursting on the previous screen. The display was put on by Performance Pyrotechnic Associates, Inc. (PPA) of Dittmer, Missouri. PPA is in the business of making...
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“FableVision is a media company dedicated to helping all learners discover their true potential. They create quality educational software and story-based, engaging media for children and adults. In addition to publishing  their own educational software, books and films, they collaborate with creative partners and producers to develop quality animation and interactive solutions for...
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Uncle Dan’s Algebra

#1 ALGEBRA—- “Algebra Videos and Free Workbook”, We are homeschool parents of 8 kids – 6 down, 2 to go. My wife and I have been teaching both inside and outside of schools for over 20 years. I have prepared a series of videos that teaches ALGEBRA and is specifically designed for homeschooling. I...
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West Texas A &M University’s Free College Algebra Tutorial

From the site: “If you need help in college algebra, you have come to the right place. Note that you do not have to be a student at WTAMU to use any of these online tutorials. They were created as a service to anyone who needs help in these areas of math.” Visit them...
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Living Math

Living Math The site’s description: “I want to build a bridge. I’d like to close the gap between math and history, science, literature and humanity created by the isolated way we traditionally approach math education. In teaching my own children, tutoring and furthering my own self education, I’ve found that math history and literature...
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Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It...
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Visible Earth

Visible Earth: A catalogue of NASA images and animations of our home planet.
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2006 Skipping Stones Honor Awards

Skipping Stones is an International, Multicultural Magazine and the recently sent the following announcement of their 13th annual book awards: The 2006 Skipping Stones Honor Awards committee announces the winners of our 13th Annual Book Awards. Twenty-five honored books, in the following four categories, encourage understanding of world’s diverse cultures, nature and ecological richness....
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