Posts Tagged ‘ Curriculum Materials ’

Pitch-A-Story

There is a new board game called Pitch-A-Story. This dynamic literacy development tool engages students to become better readers, writers, listeners and presenters. Up to 18 players can participate in teams, making it a perfect tool in team-based teaching environments. Plus, it s a terrific after school activity. In addition, the game comes with...
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Constitution Translated for Kids, by Cathy Travis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Translate the Constitution for Kids this 4th of July; More Americans Can Name All Five “Simpson’s” Than All Five First Amendment Rights WASHINGTON, D.C. – School may soon be ending, but the learning shouldn’t stop when classroom doors close. This 4th of July, it’s time to break out the history books...
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The Art of Doodling

Enchanted Mind – The Art of Doodling Doodling as a Creative Process    “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ~Henry Ward Beecher It is well established that much of our creative expression is birthed in the unconscious mind. To use creative expression and...
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Holiday Books from Dover

Dover Publications Books for the Holidays Since 1941, Dover Publications has offered great books at amazing prices—including over 600 titles that sell for less than $2.00! With over 8,000 value-priced titles there’s a Dover book for just about every interest imaginable, and Dover Publications stands behind every product they sell with an unconditional money-back...
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A Story Piece by Piece

A Story Piece by Piece is a marvelous way to make reading a truly hands-on activity by combining reading with putting together an age-appropriate jigsaw puzzle! With stories written for young readers at their own ages and reading levels, these puzzles use humor and fun facts to hold the reader’s interest, while building vocabulary...
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Homeschool Buyers Co-op Opens Its Doors!

Homeschool Buyers Co-op The Homeschool Buyers Co-op has officially opened it doors. President Brett Walter made the announcement August 20th at the 15th Annual Home Education Conference in Sacramento, California. With assistance from homeschoolers around the country the Co-op expects to grow its membership to 100,000 by the end of the year. “The basic...
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Insect Lore Online Store

Insect Lore Online Store – Where Nature Comes Alive! When it comes to teaching and sharing the fascinating lifecycles of butterflies and other insects, thousands families and educators worldwide have come to know and trust Insect Lore and their bug-related kits. Their products have won numerous prestigious awards. In 2004, the Wall Street Journal...
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Tricycle Press: Why Explore?

Tricycle Press: Why Explore? Throughout history, natural curiosity has led human beings to explore the vast oceans, chart the night sky, and venture into unknown territories of science. But why? With elegant poetry, Susan Lendroth examines this ever-present drive to discover, from prehistoric cave dwellers to the Age of Galileo to modern-day space exploration....
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RithKid – Gradual Math Practice Online

RithKid – Gradual Math Practice Jake Stone is the father of two children ages 4 and 8. He’s also a graduate student in education and technology – and a computer programmer by trade. Jake writes, “To keep my technical skills up to date, I made a little math practice site for my kids based...
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Discoveries… America Videos/DVD

Bennett-Watt HD Productions, Inc. New family oriented DVD video documentary series, “Discoveries…America”, explores people, lifestyles, history and locations in each state in USA. This documentary video series focuses on the uniqueness of each individual state. This series of 60 minute DVDs – one on each state, is produced by and available from Bennett-Watt Entertainment...
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    An HEM Interview between filmmaker Jeremy Stuart and HEM’s editor, Barb Lundgren, published in HEM’s September-October 2014 issue From home study and kitchen table math, to perpetual recess and park days, Class Dismissed follows the story of an ordinary American family in their quest to educate their children outside the school system. As they struggle […]

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