Posts Tagged ‘ Curriculum ’


Hyper HistoryThis Hyper History website lets you choose a time period, a specific person or a specific event to learn more about. Their website reads: HHO is a landmark in web development, because people from around the world are encouraged to participate. Participation can take many forms, from supplying information that could be included...
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Human Anatomy Online

Human Anatomy Online is an interesting site that allows you to explore human anatomy. Here is the description at the site: Begin your detailed tour by choosing a system from several available options, including Skeletal, Digestive, Muscular, Lymphatic, Nervous, Cardiovascular, Reproductive and more. Each system is broken down into further units. For example, under...
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Literacy Connections

Literacy Connections provides a wealth of information on reading, teaching and tutoring techniques, ESL literacy, and adult literacy. We recommend resources that are useful for teachers, volunteers, and directors of literacy programs. Topics include the language experience approach, phonics, word study, and the best in children’s literature. Literacy Connections
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Women’s History Month

March is Womens’ History Month.  Here are some resources to explore: American Women’s History: A Research Guide Department of Defense Celebrates Women’s History Guide to Women in Canadian History International Museum of Women Iron Jawed Angels. National Women’s Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY Native American Women Scholastic’s Women in History Page Suffragists Oral...
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Earth Day is April 22nd

HEM Guide To Resource’s guest editors, Tracy Merritt, sent some great Earth Day tips and resources along to share here at the blog. (Tracy is very busy these days helping her daughters care for the and ducklings that have come to live with them. Here are some of the great resources and tips she...
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Kathy Ceceri’s Home Chemistry Blog

National Chemistry Week is October 21-27, 2007 From the website of the American Chemical Society: National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a community-based program of the Office of Community Activities. This annual event unites ACS local section, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to our quality of life. Start with these...
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Pictures of the Day

Daryl Cobranchi got me hooked on the Astronomy Picture of the Day which led me to look for similar resources. Here are some I enjoy looking at each day: Wikipedia Picture of the Day Scenic USA Picture of the Day The Picture of the Day Botany Photo of the Day Another hat tip...
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Earth Observatory from NASA

From the NASA Earth Observatory Land Atmosphere Oceans Life
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Nomad Press’s Explore Spring!

Explore Spring! by Maxine Anderson Focusing on the year’s first season, Explore Spring! invites readers 6-9 to become scientists in the field, conducting experiments, making observations, and creating projects that help them understand why we have spring and what happens during Earth’s most dynamic season. Projects range from tracking spring peepers to raising tadpoles,...
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The Fairy Chronicles

Author J.H. Sweet introduces us to the girls of the Fairy Chronicles who are otherwise normal, but are blessed by Mother Nature with special gifts. Each book introduces a new, unique fairy with familar friends returning for adventures to protect the world from all sorts of magical monsters. The books are modern day fairy...
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