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Teach Your Students about Kwanzaa

posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Teach Your Students about Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa, first celebrated in 1966, is a celebration of African American culture and heritage. Every year it starts on December 26 and lasts until January 1. Each of the seven days is dedicated to a different principle that can help shape a community. The principles of faith, unity and creativity are just a few described in Read More

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments

Teach Your Students about Christmas

posted on December 2, 2014 at 7:48 AM

Teach Your Students about Christmas

Before you know it, Christmas will be here! As this PBS LearningMedia video describes, Christmas originated as a commemoration of Jesus’s birth, and since then, it has evolved to encapsulate many other cultural holiday traditions and celebrations, like decorating trees, festive parties and meals with family, listening to Christmas music on the radio, visits with Santa and giving...

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Around the Globe: France

posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Around the Globe: France

It’s Geography Awareness Week, mes chers élèves! Take your class on a virtual trip to France with this set of PBS LearningMedia digital resources – essays, lesson plans, images, videos – examining French history, society, culture and the lives of young people in France today.

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Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life

posted on November 13, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life

As we honor our nation’s veterans this week, bring stories from the battlefront into American history, world history and health classrooms with this selection of videos, images and media-rich lesson plans.

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Posted on November 13, 2014 at 10:44 AM Comments

Student Reporting Labs: Military Families

posted on November 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Student Reporting Labs: Military Families

There are more than 21.2 million veterans living in America today. Collectively, they served our country during the last six wars: World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan.

There are also 611 U.S. military sites in 153 countries across the world. Some of these sites are bases where students and their families live, like the students featured in Read More

Posted on November 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

Chemistry and Forensic Science Timeline

posted on October 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Chemistry and Forensic Science Timeline

In the early 1900s, the average American's medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. Deadly chemicals such as radioactive radium, thallium, potassium cyanide, and morphine lurked in health tonics, depilatory creams, teething medicine, and cleaning supplies. As industrial innovation increased, the tools of the murderer's trade multiplied. However, the scientific knowledge to detect crime and the political will to prevent it lagged...

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Supernatural Elements in Shakespeare

posted on October 27, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Supernatural Elements in Shakespeare

‘Tis the season for witches, ghosts and magic! In Shakespeare’s time, many people believed in the existence of supernatural elements and witchcraft. The dominant fear of kings and queens in the 16th and 17th centuries was that the devil or antichrist, through the agency of the Pope, would topple the English monarchy.

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