Posts Tagged ‘ Curriculum Materials ’

Religion and Ethics Weekly- “The Life of Meaning”

Religion and Ethics Weekly, A Production of Thirteen/WNET New York recently sent along their monthly newsletter to our office which featured their new book, “The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt and Repairing the World.” The press release reads in part: Extraordinary people will say extraordinary things, especially when it is Bob Abernethy...
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Free games from Shephard Software

These online Games for Kids by Shephard Software offer a variety of interesting games that help explore the USA, world, animals, vocabulary, health, science, math and history. They also offer registered versions of their software programs free to teachers and schools and homeschools. You can see their list of those here.
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From The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.

The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. For Immediate Release Contact: Stephanie Drummonds 513-403-3301 media@sca.org Uncovering the Mysteries of Medieval Times Are you a 4th-6th grade history teacher or home school instructor looking for a way to instill your love of the past into your students? Do you want to show them that there is...
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Sea Vent Viewer

The National Science Foundation site reads: 1.5 miles beneath the oceans surface on the seafloor, exists a strange and fascinating world that thrives in the absence of sunlight. Hydrothermal vents support a rich ecosystem that includes fish, shrimp, tubeworms, mussels, crabs, and clams. Hydrothermal Vents can be found on the ocean floor in areas...
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CLEP Testing

What is CLEP Testing? CLEP is the College-Level Examination Program. Collegeboard.com explains it well. They write: About CLEP Shorten your path to a college degree — with CLEP! The College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college...
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The OWL

The OWL at Purdue is an online writing lab that is free to the public. Here are some of the areas they address: The Writing Process Professional, Technical, and Scientific Writing Job Search Writing General Academic Writing Research and Citation Grammar and Mechanics English as a Second Language (ESL) Literary Analysis and Criticism Writing...
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Free Online High School Courses and Curriculum from Hoagies

Hoagies’ (Free) Online High School Courses & Curriculum Materials Page has recently added some new awesome courses. Visit them here to view their updates!
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Little House on the Prairie Changes

Thanks to Valerie for sharing the changes that are in the works for the Little House on the Prairie Series. It’s not always easy to find a good book, let alone a great series of books that your entire family loves. Our family loved reading the Little House on the Prairie Books by Laura...
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Physics Resources from Fermilab

Fermilab (originally the National Accelerator Laboratory), was commissioned by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, under a bill signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 21, 1967. Fermilab is located west of Chicago, IL on. The main tool in the lab is a proton accelaerator or Tevatron which is the worlds largest acccelerator. You...
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Earth Living Skills School

Kroka Expeditions, a non-profit Earth Living Skills School based out of Newfane VT is announcing an exciting opportunity for High School students seeking alternative ways to be educated. The Vermont-Ecuador Semester: Late August-December 2007 The Vermont Semester: January – June 2008 Imagine, a whole semester of experiential learning in nature. Rivers and mountains, forests,...
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