An educational blog for teachers and students.

History
Posted on April 25, 2011 by Alan Haskvitz
Remembering the Holocaust
Teaching about the Holocaust can be such a powerful, emotional experience for both teachers and students alike.  However, it doesn't have to be just about the history.  Teachers can cross over many different subjects like government, language arts and many others while covering the Holocaust.  Inside you'll find some great resources to create lessons plans.

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Computers
Posted on March 9, 2011 by Alan Haskvitz
Free Apps for Teachers
Using Android or iPhone apps in the classroom is easy, but finding good ones is difficult and time consuming. Since new ones come out almost daily, my recommendation is to check through these large collections using your “find” feature to locate those that have the ingredients you need.  Most of the apps listed are free, but some carry a charge. I've compiled a list of apps I recommend...

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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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