An educational blog for teachers and students.

Language arts
Posted on December 29, 2010 by Alan Haskvitz
There are easily as many good teacher quotes as there are educators, and that’s as it should be as every instructor creates their own legacy. I have compiled some of the best quotes that provide both inspiration and insight into what has always been a demanding job. The teaching profession is the Queen of All Subjects -- it all starts with learning.

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Fine arts hobbies
Posted on December 21, 2010 by Alan Haskvitz
Art Resources
There are tons of resources available in the visual arts category. I’ve listed a variety of art resources for different classroom levels offering art history, coloring pages, architecture lesson plans and creative projects. These resources are proof visual arts can help engage students in all aspects of learning.

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Common core
Posted on November 10, 2010 by Alan Haskvitz
Using standards-based assessments
I’ve assembled a list of sites to help prepare students for testing. Many of the resources listed also explain what standards-based assessments are like.

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History
Posted on November 1, 2010 by Alan Haskvitz
Egypt
Always an important part of history and social studies lessons, Egypt brings out the explorer in most students. The following sites enable students to see ancient Egypt come alive and learn how early Egyptians lived, their rulers and their culture. These resources are good for all age levels.

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Language arts
Posted on September 24, 2010 by Alan Haskvitz
News
Two subjects that should be taught at all levels are law and journalism. Both require the student to think and to take effective notes. Law emphasizes the student's ability to prove his or her statements. In other words, it’s a form of the scientific method. Journalism requires students to take notes, ask good questions, deal with people, work with a deadline and learn the importance of editing and rewriting. It also builds students’ self-confidence. I've listed various resources to help create a classroom newspaper to develop writing skills and to communicate with parents.

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