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March is Music in Our Schools Month

“Music In Our Schools Month – March 2013 – is a perfect time to get involved and do your part to ensure that America’s students have access to a comprehensive, sequential music education taught by exemplary music educators!”, as stated … Continue reading

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September 17 is Constitution Day.

Can you identify the contributions these men made to the Constitution?         Robert Morris                       Oliver Ellsworth Resources for teachers: US Constitution Day Activities and Lesson Plans | Constitution Facts … Continue reading

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Local USA Guide

Assigning research for states, cities and counties is made easier by accessing information from Quest USA.  Use the search engine and enter the city, state, or county or just enter the zip code.  Information presented includes a map, statistics on … Continue reading

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Summer suggestions

Summer – a time for relaxation, picnics, and outings.  It is also a time when educators take stock of what they have accomplished and how they can develop future lessons. Here are a few web sites that offer useful classroom … Continue reading

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Black History Month

Web offers images, sounds and words celebrating Black History Month February is Black History Month, a good time to discuss the contributions made by African-Americans. Online biographical information on contemporary or historical African-Americans will prove varied and interesting. Search engines, such … Continue reading

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Titanic

April 14, 2012 is the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking.  This event may be used as a discussion starter for Social Studies/History classes.  There is much available on the RMS.Titanic Inc. site for background information.  Titanic Facts also has easy … Continue reading

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Head to Orlando, FL for the FETC

FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference) will be held January 23-26, 2012 in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. This year, besides the concurrent sessions, there will be a 100+ two, three, and six hour workshop sessions.  The buzz … Continue reading

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FCAT Reading Practice

Opportunities for students to practice reading and comprehension skills, especially prior to the FCAT testing in the spring, are easy to provide.  You will find an FCIT resource to use in social studies classrooms.  FCAT Express provides reading practice for … Continue reading

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SAS Curriculum Pathways

SAS Curriculum Pathways has released a new version of its free Curriculum Pathways resource. This new version includes content for middle grades students.  Content is tied to the Common Core Standards for all states’ grades 6-12. One of the interactive formats, “read, … Continue reading

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Essential Questions for Sept. 11 Discussions

This resource shares five essential questions to use in discussing the 10th Anniversary of September 11.

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