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    February, 2009

  • Collaborative Team Teaching - February 02, 2009 02:15 PM
    Now prevalent in almost 80 percent of schools across the United States, Collaborative Team Teaching (CTT) is the practice of adding one or more teachers to a classroom so that each student can be addressed according to their specific needs. Learn more about CTT and how you can implement team teaching in your classroom with the Collaborative Team Teaching Web Guide.
  • January, 2009

  • Grade 3 Language and Literacy Resources - January 29, 2009 03:49 PM
    At the third-grade level resource sites begin to take on a more mature look, kicking in healthy directories of reading sites and comprehension activities. Begin to seek the British sites that provide outstanding language arts, spelling and vocabulary pages.
  • Grade 2 Language and Literacy Resources - January 28, 2009 12:45 PM
    There’s not much difference between solid resources for this grade and first grade, which is good news. This means there are scores of sites, including recognized education leaders ABC Teach and Enchanted Learning, both of which require fees for their best materials. However, no sites offer more quality goods.
  • Grade 1 Language and Literacy Resources - January 28, 2009 11:34 AM
    In terms of finding printable literacy education materials, there are hundreds of sites that offer thousands of pages. But the most ambitious and thorough is the U.S. Department of Education’s, “A Compact for Reading Guide.” This K-3 site attempts to combine the efforts of parents, teachers and students through 100-page kits (separated by grade) that touch all levels of literacy and mandate parental involvement.
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten Language and Literacy Resources - January 28, 2009 11:07 AM
    Parents all over the world are beginning to educate their children long before kindergarten and even preschool. This craze has not avoided the Internet, where new sites sprout up daily to give even those in diapers an early introduction to formal education. Perhaps the most renowned of the sites is Starfall, which expertly weaves phonics, reading comprehension, music and grammar into fabulous literary quilts. However, Starfall is just the beginning.
  • October, 2008

  • ADD/ADHD Resources for Teachers - October 27, 2008 10:11 AM
    In almost every classroom, a teacher can expect to have at least one student with ADHD. Even though the impulsive and hyperactive behavior of ADHD students can be distracting, there are strategies that can help all students direct their energy to obtain full potential. In this Web guide, find the best resources for teaching students in a classroom setting, small group or one-on-one, so you and all of your students can share a productive learning environment.

    Inattention, hyperactivity, fidgeting and impulsivity are all symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), also referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). For a comprehensive introduction to ADD/ADHD, including information on ADHD treatment and support, consult findingDulcinea’s ADHD Web Guide.

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  • Students’ Guide to Web Search - October 26, 2008 12:41 PM
    Sure, the Internet is filled with cool sites like MySpace and YouTube, and lots of sites overflowing with information and help for homework assignments. But how do you know if a Web site is a good one? How do you know if the information it contains is truly reliable? The Students' Guide to Web Search helps you learn how to tell a good site from a garbage site, and shows you how to start searching smart.
  • Teachers’ and Parents’ Guide to Web Search - October 20, 2008 10:57 AM
    The Web can be an overwhelming place for young students, but in today’s technology-driven world they need to take advantage of all it has to offer. Parents and teachers can equip children with the skills needed to search wisely, recognize unreliable material and stay safe while surfing the Web. Use the Teachers’ and Parents’ Guide to Web Search to find out how.
  • August, 2008

  • After-School Programs: Resources for Student Enrichment - August 18, 2008 02:38 PM
    After-school programs provide enrichment and development opportunities for kids and young adults beyond the traditional school curriculum. Programs taking place after school hours give youth a safe, supervised place to explore interests, learn new skills and spend worthwhile time with peers and adults. Learn about the various types of after-school programs available, or learn how to start your own after-school program. 
  • July, 2008

  • Shakespeare: Resources on the Man and His Work - July 25, 2008 09:51 AM
    “He was not for an age but for all time,” Ben Jonson declared in the dedication to the 1623 First Folio of the plays of William Shakespeare. His poetry and plays are still published, produced, discussed, translated and analyzed in the 21st century, but Shakespeare himself remains the subject of speculation and mystery. Use this Web Guide to Shakespeare to examine the man and the controversies, as well as his work and its central place in English-speaking culture today.
  • High School Statistics: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - July 16, 2008 10:46 AM
    What is the likelihood that someone in your classroom has your same birthday? How was the margin of error calculated in the latest presidential poll? Questions like these can be answered using statistics. In the High School Statistics Web Guide, you’ll find statistics resources that introduce the world of collecting and analyzing data, and resources for homework help and lesson plans.
  • High School Chemistry: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - July 15, 2008 11:20 AM
    Chemistry class gets down to the nitty-gritty—moles of atoms and molecules that come together in covalent and ionic bonds. You’ll learn what’s going on around you even when you can’t see it, and that the smallest of changes can make a big difference. In the High School Chemistry Web Guide, students and parents will find chemistry help with homework and test prep, while teachers will get lesson plans and classroom tools to make teaching chemistry fun.

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  • Learning German - July 15, 2008 10:50 AM
    More than 100 million people speak German as their native tongue. German has a rich history in the Western world and is, along with Latin, the mother language of English. Find the best online resources for teaching German and learning German with the Learning German Web Guide.
  • High School Economics - July 15, 2008 10:08 AM
    Understanding economics is essential to becoming an involved and productive citizen that makes wise financial choices. Getting informed about supply, demand and real cost makes us all better consumers. Use this High School Economics Web Guide to find practical resources and real-life projects that make learning economics a breeze.
  • Learning French - July 15, 2008 09:42 AM
    French is widely considered one of the world’s most beautiful spoken languages, but its reputation for being difficult is equally well founded. Although learning French may seem daunting, the Web is full of useful resources to get you started.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL): Lesson Plans, Resources and More - July 14, 2008 04:48 PM
    More people in more places are speaking English than ever before. As worldwide dependence on English has spread, so has the need for people of all ages and language backgrounds to learn it. Use this English as a Second Language (ESL) Web Guide to find lesson plans designed for both adult and child learners along with valuable resources to help adults prepare for important tests. A Spanish-language version of the Guide is also available.
  • Test Preparation Resources: Strategies for Students - July 07, 2008 03:21 PM
    The earliest evidence of standardized testing comes from ancient China, where imperial examinations covered music, archery and horsemanship, arithmetic, writing and knowledge of rituals and ceremonies. The standardized testing of today may not be as colorful, but the practice has become integral to academic success. Luckily, the modern student has access to a variety of test preparation resources on the Web.
  • Early Childhood Education: Resources for Enhancing Early Development - July 07, 2008 09:23 AM
    Children’s brains develop most significantly from birth through six years of age. Use this Early Childhood Education Web Guide to find resources that can enhance young children’s social, emotional, physical and academic development.
  • June, 2008

  • Choosing a School for Your Child: Resources and Information for Finding the Right One - June 24, 2008 09:30 AM
    Your child will spend at least 16,000 hours at school from kindergarten through grade 12. That's only one reason why it’s important to select a school that will allow your child to thrive. The Web offers solid resources and information to help you in choosing a school for your child that meets their needs and those of your family.
  • May, 2008

  • Life After College: Post-College Survival Techniques - May 21, 2008 04:46 PM
    Don’t worry: Life doesn’t go completely downhill after you leave college. But the first few years after you graduate can be pretty tough. To help alleviate the burden, scour the resources in this Life After College Web Guide. You’ll learn how to get a job, avoid getting a job, search for an apartment and make new friends. We’ve even got financial tips and (spoiler alert!) advice about how soon you need to start saving for retirement. The party is just getting started.
  • High School Biology: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - May 12, 2008 11:36 AM

    Biology is one of the most diverse scientific fields: Physiology, botany, zoology, biochemistry, genetics and microbiology are just a few of the specialized disciplines that fall under the biology umbrella. But whatever aspect of the biological sciences you’re looking for, this High School Biology Web Guide spotlights the best online information, including biology help for students, guides for parents and teaching techniques for educators.

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  • April, 2008

  • High School Physics: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - April 24, 2008 02:09 PM

    The High School Physics Web Guide offers help with questions regarding motion, matter and energy. Students and parents will find physics help on homework, as well as extra practice, formulas and demonstrations. Teachers will find links to physics lesson plans, worksheets and other classroom tools.

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  • Learning Latin - April 08, 2008 01:55 PM

    Latin may not be a commonly spoken language but its roots, prefixes and suffixes constitute 60 percent of all English words, and many of its terms are still used in philosophy, medicine, biology, religion, government and law. Latin’s online presence is also alive and well. Use the Learning Latin Web Guide to take advantage of the literacy-building attributes of Latin, to better understand the use of Latin in daily life and to find valuable resources for educators.

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  • Learning Spanish - April 08, 2008 12:23 PM
    Learning Spanish as a second language could well be the wave of the future in America. After all, Spanish is one of the most commonly spoken languages on the planet. Find the best online Spanish language resources available for those starting out, those in search of the next educational step and those who want a refresher before a jaunt to Buenos Aires or Sevilla. Spanish language teachers can find valuable tools for the classroom, too.

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  • High School Trigonometry: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - April 04, 2008 11:38 AM

    In the High School Trigonometry Web Guide, you’ll find formulas and graphs, homework help, lesson plans and much more. Break the complex theories of trigonometry into smaller, more understandable units with this informative Web Guide.

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  • High School English Literature: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - April 03, 2008 06:35 PM
    Shakespeare, classic American or European fiction, and contemporary poetry are only a few of the categories of high school English resources you can find on the Web. This High School English Literature Web Guide points you to the best sites on the Internet, whether you’re looking for an obscure sonnet, essays about Renaissance literature or historical background and literature study guides.

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  • High School Precalculus - April 02, 2008 09:18 PM
    High school precalculus is an advanced form of algebraic math and a student’s gateway to calculus and college-level mathematics. This High School Precalculus Web Guide can help teachers, students and parents navigate the abundance of precalculus resources, including study guides, available online.

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  • March, 2008

  • New York for Students and Interns - March 31, 2008 10:55 AM
    Securing your internship or getting into your summer program required a ton effort. Now comes the fun part: planning your move to New York. Even if it’s just a few months, moving to New York is equal parts challenging and thrilling. Make the hard parts easier and the fun parts more fabulous with the New York for Students and Interns Web Guide.
  • High School Geometry: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - March 20, 2008 01:24 PM

    High school geometry involves solving complicated proofs, and graphing and manipulating 3-D objects in 2-D space. This High School Geometry Web Guide can be a valuable resource for geometry help and final exam preparation for students, a source of geometry lesson plans for teachers and a geometry refresher for parents. 

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  • High School World History: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents - March 18, 2008 12:43 PM

    Studying world history provides important perspectives on the past and offers direction for the future. Our High School World History Web Guide connects you to the best online content, including study guides, original documents, educational activities and much more.

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