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    Arizona Immigration Law: A Closer Look at the Debate

    Arizona Immigration Law: A Closer Look at the Debate
    Article for student reading below standards and lesson STANDARD National Standards for History (The National Center for History in the Schools) Era 10: Contemporary United States (1968 to present). Standard 2: Economic, social, and cultural developments in contemporary United States. Standard 2B: The student understands the new immigration and demographic shifts. Analyze the new immigration policies after 1965 and the push-pull ...
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    Helping Nature and Nepal

    Helping Nature and Nepal
    Article for student reading found below standards and teachers guide. STANDARD National Geography Standards (The National Geographic Society) Element 5: Environment and Society. Standard 14: How human actions modify the physical environment. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this article, students will learn about: • The Eco Everest Expedition. • The trash problem on Mount Everest. • Expedition leader Apa Sherpa. • Nepal’s efforts ...
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    America The Story of Us Lesson Plans from HISTORY — Now on Teaching!

    America The Story of Us Lesson Plans from HISTORY — Now on Teaching!
    Teaching is proud to work with HISTORY to bring you the story of America. From the earliest days of European settlement in the New World, Americans from all backgrounds have recorded their stories and attempted to make sense of their place in history. America The Story of Us — airing on April 25, 2010 on HISTORY — is a landmark television ...
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    iPad is the Future of Edtech, Not the Present

    iPad is the Future of Edtech, Not the Present
    Everybody's talking about the iPad, and for good reason: like the iPod and iPhone before it, Apple has created a device that represents a paradigm shift. Tablet computing is the future, but we have a long way to go before this technology will be ready for schools--and vice versa. First, and most importantly, anyone who's followed Apple's product history knows that ...
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    Real Life Math Using the U.S. Census

    Real Life Math Using the U.S. Census
    Turning the U.S. Census into a relevant, real life math activity is about as easy as filling out the actual questionnaires--and that is more or less what you're going to have your students do. Then, there's a lot that can be done with the data you collect. First, download the 2010 Census Questionnaire from the U.S. Census Bureau website. While you ...
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    My Hippo Has the Hiccups- Free eBook in April

    My Hippo Has the Hiccups- Free eBook in April
    What it is: In honor of national poetry month (April), Kenn Nesbitt is offering his book My Hippo Has the Hiccups as a free ebook. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I just opened a “happy spring” present! If you aren’t familiar with Kenn Nesbitt, he writes poetry that hooks kids and makes them instant fans of poetry. ...
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    The "Climategate" Debate

    The "Climategate" Debate
    STANDARD National Science Education Standards (Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education) Standard 1: Unifying Concepts and Processes in Science. All students should develop understanding and abilities aligned with evidence, models, and explanation. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this article, students will learn about: • The changing views of Americans regarding climate change. • Flaws in the IPCC Report that cast doubt on ...
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    March Madness Probability Activity

    March Madness Probability Activity
    I've been glad to see an upswing in the number of different March Madness math lessons being shared online recently (see below for links). Each one seems to be focusing on different parts of the tournament or looking at it through a different lens. Designing an interesting probability activity based around the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament has been a goal for ...
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    National Geographic Young Explorer

    National Geographic Young Explorer
    What it is: National Geographic has fantastic resources for the classroom. Their Young Explorer online content is not to be missed in the primary classroom. This is an online magazine specifically for kindergarten and first grade student (I think second grade students would also benefit). The site lets students listen and read the latest stories from National Geographic Young Explorer. The ...
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    Crocodoc

    Crocodoc
    What it is: Crocodoc is a new online tool that is quickly becoming a go-to application in my technology toolbox. Crocodoc lets you easily share and review documents online including pdfs, Word documents, and PowerPoint slides. It is as easy as 1-2-3 1. Upload the document from your computer or a URL (no registration required!). 2. Mark up the document using ...
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    Weboword

    Weboword
    What it is: It can be really difficult for visual learners to get a good handle on vocabulary. Without good visual aids, the definitions behind words can feel abstract and hard to grasp. Weboword is a fantastic visual vocabulary site that offers students illustrations that help students understand vocabulary. I believe that everyone remembers concepts better when they are surrounded by ...
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    Grammaropolis

    Grammaropolis
    What it is:Grammaropolis is a fun find that helps students learn the parts of speech. In Grammaropolis, all of the characters are a different part of speech. Students will “meet” Adverb, Linking Verb, Pronoun, Adjective, Preposition, Slang, Noun, Conjunction, Interjection, and Action Verb. Each character is personified with personalities inspired by their grammaticall roles in a sentence. The characters interact with ...
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    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz
    In honor of Women's History Month, Teaching wanted to test your U.S. Women's History IQ knowledge. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your U.S. Women's History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) In 1848, The U.S. Women’s Rights ...
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    Tips for an A+ Science Fair

    Tips for an A+ Science Fair
    Schools across the country are gearing up for their annual Science Fairs- giving young scientists a chance to shine and compete with other students in the Science and Technology fields. Science Fair Sanity is a great resource for students and teachers and offers hints, tips, tricks, and examples that will assist you in developing an award-winning science fair display board. Use ...
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    Election in Iraq

    Election in Iraq
    Article for student reading below STANDARD: National Standards for World History (National Center for History in the Schools) Standard 7A: The student understands the cultures and historical developments of selected societies in such places as Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this article, students will learn about: • The election in Iraq. • Two political parties and their ...
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    Early New York Vocabulary

    Early New York Vocabulary New York was one of the original colonies. Download free worksheets (12 pages)
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    Grade 3-5 Worksheets

    Grade 3-5 Worksheets Favorite Colors Bar Graph Student create and interpret bar graphs based on colors. Download free worksheets (3 pages) Favorite Animal at the Zoo Students create and interpret pie graphs based on animals. Download free worksheets (2 pages) Skeletal System Concept Map Associate phrases with the skeletal system. Download free worksheet
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    Grade K-2 Worksheets

    Grade K-2 Worksheets Sight Words Matching Contains 4 worksheets that require students to draw a lin from the sight word to a picture. Download free worksheet (4 pages) 1st Grade Dolch Words Dolch words for word wall. Download free worksheets (6 pages) Amusement Park Basic Word Problems Basic addition and subtraction word problems based on observations. Download free worksheet
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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    Use the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) When ...
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    St. Patrick's Day Activities

    St. Patrick's Day Activities
    Bring On The Luck of the Irish! Decorating the classroom is often one of the more enjoyable parts of being a teacher. One of the keys to creating a classroom that is engaging and interactive for your students is to incorporate seasonal themes into your room. The month of March brings us the arrival of Spring- and St. Patrick’s Day! St. ...
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