Saturday, June 24, 2017

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  • Teaching About the 1963 March on Washington
    August 28, 2013 is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. Examine the March with these lessons, background resources, audios, and videos.
  • Spelling and Vocabulary
    Get ready for the National Spelling Bee (or your own local Spelling Bee) with these resources for learning and practicing language arts skills for grades K-12.
  • Teaching Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage
    Celebrate Asian Pacific Islander heritage and their contributions to American history and culture with these multidisciplinary curriculum resources for all grade levels.
  • Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
    This April, celebrate mathematics and statistics, both of which “play a significant role in addressing many real-world problems: Internet security, sustainability, disease, climate change, the data deluge, and much more.”
  • Test Prep & Review Strategies
    These resources provide solutions to common test prep and test-taking problems. Help students relax and gain confidence, study more effectively, perform better on tests, and most importantly...increase learning.
  • Bringing Poetry to the Classroom
    Make poetry a more important part of your curriculum with our recommended lessons, activities, and video/audio readings.
  • Brain Awareness Week
    March 10-16, 2014. Educators for grades 6 and above will find lessons, activities, videos and other resources for help students learn about the human brain, its development, learning and memory, and more.
  • Inauguration Day Resources
    Students in all grade levels learn about the Presidential Inauguration and how it has changed over time with our recommended activities, background resources, primary source documents, videos, printables, and more.
  • Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom
    Celebrate the Thanksgiving season in the classroom and at home with lessons, quizzes, activities, games, trivia, books, and movies for all grade levels.
  • Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    Help students in all grade levels put in perspective the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.
  • World War I Resources, Grades 6-8
    These lessons, activities, and multimedia resources will help support and enrich a study for grades 6-8 of this massive, global war.
  • World War I Resources
    These lessons, activities, and multimedia resources will help support and enrich a study of this massive, global war.
  • Transcontinental Telegraph and Railroad, Grades 6-8
    Interdisciplinary lessons, activities & resources help students in grades 6-8 discover the engineering triumphs that propelled westward expansion in the 19th Century.
  • Transcontinental Telegraph and Railroad, Grades K-5
    Interdisciplinary lessons, activities & resources help students in grades K-5 discover the engineering triumphs that propelled westward expansion in the 19th Century.
  • Transcontinental Telegraph and Railroad
    Interdisciplinary lessons, activities & resources help students in all grades discover the engineering triumphs that propelled westward expansion in the 19th Century.