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Teaching About Thanksgiving - Top 3 Websites from LessonGateway

With the Thanksgiving season fast approaching many teachers are developing lessons about both the holiday and how the Pilgrims established their settlements in Plymouth. There are numerous websites with information to help with this - here are the ones we rate as our 'Top Three'.

Teachers of younger students will appreciate…


Added by Greg from on November 14, 2010 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Online Resources for Black History Month

obama_signing.jpg With the first African American President successfully and firmly seated in the White House, it seems the entire Internet is celebrating not only his success, but Black History Month itself. Some of the resources we're recommending this month have been around a number of years, but many of them have recently landed themselves on the web, championing the successes of African Americans throughout…


Added by Greg from on February 2, 2009 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Teaching Students about Veterans/Remembrance Day

Whether you are celebrating Veterans Day, Remembrance Day or Armistice Day, you join with millions around the world who regard this date as an important event. On November 11th, we honor men and women who fight and have fought to preserve the freedoms we enjoy. The Internet can be a great resource for teachers looking to help their students learn more about the sacrifices our veterans have made. For younger students, teachers can download some… Continue

Added by Greg from on November 2, 2008 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Resources to teach students about the election

As we all know, the candidates in this year's election are using the Internet extensively to get their message out and to promote their respective fund raising campaigns. Many Civics and Social Studies teachers are discussing the election in class, and educators ought to consider using the web to teach students about the election. Of course we can go directly…

Added by Greg from on September 25, 2008 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Wiz iQ - Video-Conference with your students!

Recently, I was out 'grazing' on the web when I came across Wiz iQ. For those of you not familiar with video conferencing, it was expected to take the world by storm sometime in the past year but has yet to truly catch on. Of course, the idea of communicating with others around the globe seemlessly remains an ideal and is certainly possible in small groups using Skype, MSN, iChat or something similar. However, none of these applications, freely and readily… Continue

Added by Greg from on September 8, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Announcing where K-12 can find, share, rate and review the best online educational resources is a free resource website created by teachers for teachers. Using, educators quickly locate the very best teaching tools, lesson plans, reference websites and student activities available online because resources are suggested, rated and reviewed by teachers.

Whether searching for lesson plans, teaching resources or student activities, many educators turn to the Internet for help. With thousands of… Continue

Added by Greg from on September 1, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments


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