An educational blog for teachers and students.

Social studies
Posted on September 16, 2013 by Alan Haskvitz
National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates Latino cultures, contributions and history
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, America observes National Hispanic Heritage Month. I put together the following resources to help you and your students take advantage of the celebration.

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Social studies
Posted on September 6, 2013 by Alan Haskvitz
Constitution Day
Since 2005, federal law has required that schools receiving federal funds teach about the Constitution on its Sept. 17 anniversary.  You can find lots of resources online; however, you have to be wary of sites with hidden agendas.  The material in the post is free of such influences.

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History
Posted on September 3, 2013 by Alan Haskvitz
9 11 Lessons and Links
September 11 will mark the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, and it’s worth the time to make it a teachable moment.  Read inside for more information.

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Common core
Posted on August 28, 2013 by Alan Haskvitz
Narrowing the search for Common Core video resources
I'm always searching for the latest and greatest Common Core resources.  But as many teachers know, searching for Common Core resources on the internet reveals over 8.5 million results.  I've put together the better free sites to help narrow that search. The resources I've listed are teacher-related and valuable, so feel free to use and bookmark away!

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Common core
Posted on August 11, 2013 by Reach Every Child
Welcome!
It’s been more than a decade since Horace Mann teamed up with award-winning educator Alan Haskvitz to create the Reach Every Child website. As a savvy and gifted teacher, Alan had been collecting educational resources for teachers, many of them free or nearly so, and using them to ignite student learning in his classroom. With Horace Mann’s help, he made them available via the website.

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