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Explore and Learn: George Washington Crossing the Delaware

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:00
The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses the famous Emanuel Leutze painting of George Washington Crossing the Delaware.

Summer Professional Development Series: Classroom Projects

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:00
Projects include an example project, a project overview for teachers, and step-by-step instructions for students to create the project.

App Teaches Essential Literacy Skills

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:00
Well-crafted app lets emerging readers and writers develop reading skills through word building

OpenStax CNX: Dynamics and Accents in Music

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:00
Here’s a great primer on the definition and use of dynamics in music, as well as the way accents affect dynamics.

Engaging App Combines Geography, Geology, and Animal Science

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:00
Kids travel back in time for a dino-size learning adventure

Easy-to-learn App Empowers Beginning Animators

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 18:00
Kids learn how animations work and how to create their own.

My Science Site: Cell Centers

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:00
Here are six activity centers focusing on learning about cells that could be adapted for several grade levels.

USGS: Scavenger Hunt

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:00
This entertaining scavenger hunt from the US Geological Survey asks questions about several different topics.

Teaching Literature: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:00
Find lesson plans for Dracula, Beowulf, and Fahrenheit 451.

Learn Online: Count Us In

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 17:00
The games cover ideas such as volume, time, sorting, and patterning, as well as counting, addition, and subtraction.

Summer Professional Development Series: Interactive Whiteboards

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:00
Interactive whiteboards have been appearing in classrooms for around a decade, but there are still a lot of educators who aren't sure how to make the most of them.

The American Civil War: An Environmental View

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:00
This Civil War site looks at the environmental impact the war had on geographic features of the North and the South.

ebook Combines Art With Science in Playful Ways

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 19:00
Color Uncovered is a great way to enhance an art curriculum or to bring a more playful and artistic side to science.

Exploring Earth: Examine Earth from a New Perspective

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:00
See how the seasons change land cover over a year’s time.

Fed Card Currency Trivia

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 18:00
Test your knowledge about our paper currency as well as some historical trivia too with this game from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Sim Game Teaches Money Management Lessons

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 19:00
Dinorama is a safe and fun way for students to learn real-world financial concepts.

Math Out Loud: Math and the Oral Tradition

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 18:00
In this article she offers examples of many songs, poems, and folk tales that use numbers, and gives lots of ideas on how to use the songs in math instruction.