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Classroom Management: Resources for Parents, Teachers and School-Based Professionals

Successful classroom management makes the most of student learning by organizing students, time, the classroom and materials. Learn about different classroom management philosophies and find resources on establishing and maintaining acceptable behavior in your classroom.

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101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

By FINDINGDULCINEA STAFF

Many teachers have yet to fully embrace the potential for the Internet to transform the social studies curriculum. Whether your class is named History, ...

How Innovative Teachers Are Using Skype In Their Classrooms

By FINDINGDULCINEA STAFF

Skype gives students and teachers the ability to connect with the outside world without leaving the classroom, allowing them to meet face-to-face with the ...

On This Day: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Die

By ERIN HARRIS

On July 4, 1826, exactly 50 years after the Declaration of Independence first asserted American sovereignty, former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both passed ...

9 Historical Events That Occurred on Christmas Day

By DENIS CUMMINGS

Many significant events have taken place on Dec. 25, including the rise of famous leaders, the fall of others, and the end of war for a single day.

On This Day: US Forces Invade Panama

By FINDINGDULCINEA STAFF

On Dec. 20, 1989, the U.S. launched an invasion of Panama to remove Gen. Manuel Noriega from power.

Q&A: The History of the Christmas Celebration

By DENIS CUMMINGS

Find out why we celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25, when the holiday became popular in America, and from where the traditions of Santa Claus and the Christmas tree are derived.


Understanding Winter Solstice

By FINDINGDULCINEA STAFF

Winter Solstice this year will fall on December 21, but what exactly is a solstice? Learn more about how this astronomical event has been celebrated through the ages, and how ...

The Origins of Christmas

By DENIS CUMMINGS

Since the mid-fourth century, Western Christians have celebrated Christmas on Dec. 25 to honor the birth date of Jesus Christ. The date is not supported by Biblical evidence, ...

Advice for Using iPads in School

By KATE DAVEY

In recent years, the iPad has become an integral tool in the classroom. From interactive books to helping students with autism communicate better, iPads allow teachers to ...

Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?

By COLLEEN BRONDOU

This weekend, most Americans will lose an hour of sleep last night as daylight saving time takes effect. Why do we fall back one hour in the autumn, and spring ahead one hour ...


On This Day

Italian-Born Anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti Executed

By JAMES SULLIVAN

On Aug. 23, 1927, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed in Boston for two murders committed during a 1920 robbery. Observers and critics called ...

Happy Birthday

Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan

By FINDINGDULCINEA STAFF

Queen Noor of Jordan has strayed from the comfort of her wealthy upbringing, focusing on difficult humanitarian issues, marrying a Muslim king and speaking ...




On This Day:

Explore what happened in history on the past days of the week.


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