Announcements for Sep 01, 2014
Your students live in a digital world. The eJournal of The Albuquerque Journal is an excellent interactive tool that helps you and your students meet technology and core curriculum learning objectives.
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Agday.org has assembled a number of resources.
This collection of stories was donated by The Strait Times newspaper of Singapore for use by teachers and students in the classroom. The stories chosen are classis legends, myths, fables and folklore from around the world rewritten as modern news or feature stories. Young readers and adults will enjoy reading the likes of William Shakespeare’s MacBeth and Hamlet and Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein in a modern news format. This 17 part series releases one story per week on Mondays.
Turn the fun of food into a great science experience to start off the school year using a new science content reading Is there a gene for liking broccoli? and an accompanying activity Taste this!
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.►Archive of Geography quizzes
Become a Wildlife Watch Treasure Hunter
National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.
The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!
This week's lesson:
President criticized over vacation►Download the lesson
Daily Science Webcasts
With thousands of bees to feed, a hive needs a good store of honey to get through the winter.
-- Sep 1, 2014
Kid Scoop is a multi-media education program that brings interactive educational pages, games, comprehension, vocabulary, family involvement activities and more!