Posts Tagged ‘ History ’



SparkNotes is a free online resource and series of study guides, also available via print, which students can turn to when they’re confused about a subject or searching for explanations. They help the reader understand books, write papers, and study for tests – clearly and concisely, and they never leave out important info. The...
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Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

The landmark Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1985 television series spans 14 hours, over three decades of history, and dozens of events across the country. This feature presents 25 of the major events, from Emmett Till’s murder in 1955 to the election of Harold Washington as Chicago’s first black mayor in...
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Hands-On Learning

Hands-On Learning

In these tough economic times, Kathy Ceceri’s wonderful collection of archived Hands-On Learning columns are just one more jewel that can be found within Home Education Magazine. In each column, Kathy offers easy to find resources and combines them with projects that are sure to inspire many hours of engaged and active learning with...
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Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties

From the website: Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, is an historically significant, seven volume compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes. The volumes cover U.S. Government treaties with Native Americans from 1778-1883 (Volume II) and U.S. laws and executive orders...
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WWII: An American Scrapbook

WWII: An American Scrapbook shares stories about WWII. Do you have a story or know someone that does? Then visit and share your story as well. WWII: An American Scrapbook
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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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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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  • Class Dismissed: A Film About Learning Outside the Classroom
    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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    Wisconsin Virtual Academy Must Adhere to Public School Requirements Over the years, there has been intentional word mixing by some officials in order to draw independent homeschoolers back into the public schools.  Across the board, confusion often reigns as to who or who is not a homeschooler.  It usually lies on the homeschool community’s back […]

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    Hands On Science Kits Tumblehome Learning, helps kids imagine themselves as young scientists or engineers and encourages them to experience science through adventure and self-guided discovery. Exciting mystery Adventure Fun experiments Hands On Science Kits All carefully designed to engage students. Learn more about how to engage and satisfy your kids scientific curiosity GO to […]

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