Posts Tagged ‘ Free Resources ’

Homeschooling Journey

Homeschooling Journey is full of articles on frugal ways to give your child a great education. It also offers over 100 free worksheets for math and language arts. The url is:
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Real Math. Real Science. Real Careers.

Visit their movie of the week here. “The Futures Channel was founded in 1999 with the goal of using new media technologies to create a channel between the scientists, engineers, explorers and visionaries who are shaping the future, and today’s learners who will one day succeed them. To connect mathematics, science, technology and engineering...
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The Webliographer

The Webliographer is a tool designed by former Peabody Learning and Teaching Center developer Jay Pfaffman, now a professor of Computer Science at the University Of Tennessee Knoxville. The University School of Nashville’s “Lower School Webliographer” is possibly the most comprehensive webliographer in Pfaffman’s extensive system, containing anywhere from 900 to 1000 age-appropriate, teacher-screened...
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Design your own Lunar Research Station right here on Earth

Join the newest Quest Challenge entitled Lunar Research Station Design Challenge, brought to you by NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD). In order to prepare for exploration on the Moon and Mars, NASA utilizes sites on Earth (called “analog studies”) to simulate living and working on extra-terrestrial surfaces. Students, primarily in grades 5 –...
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Veterans Day Educational Resources Available Online

Veterans Day, November 11, is a great opportunity to teach younger generations about the sacrifices made by the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. To help parents and educators make the most of this opportunity, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a 34-page teacher resource guide...
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High-adventure novel on line

Online publisher ThreeCatsWrite announces a free – and innovative – teaching tool for homeschoolers. The cats of three children’s book authors are collaborating on a high-adventure novel to be serialized on the blog: The first installment will go online Monday, September 25 and continuations will run weekdays through November 17. (Archives will still...
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HEM-Recipes is a new discussion list – here’s the list description: The Homeschool Kitchen is a popular column in Home Education Magazine, written by Christine Gable. The introduction to The Homeschool Kitchen reads: Admidst the incomplete sentences, algebraic equations, hands-on history projects and baskets of laundry that miraculously seem to multiply in the course...
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Free Resources from the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Annenberg Classroom Annenberg Classroom is a new website for educators established to advance public understanding of and appreciation for democracy and to address serious issues facing the country and the world. It contains no-cost state-standardized curricula, lesson plans, multimedia programs, and other teaching materials along with a national discussion forum for teachers and...
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Cool Cosmos from NASA

“In answering the wide public interest in space sciences, NASA has, for more than a decade, made Education and Public Outreach (EPO) an important element in their missions. This “Cool Cosmos” portal is the main gateway of the “Cool Cosmos” EPO group at the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center and the SIRTF Science Center....
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EDSITEment is “the best of the humanities on the web from the National Endowment for the Arts”. This educational partnership brings online humanities resources from some of the world’s great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities directly to your classroom. Some of the subjects listed there are: Arts and Culture Literature and Language Arts...
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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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