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Groundhog Day for the Classroom

Explore light and shadow in math, science, and art lessons and have fun with the following collection of groundhog games and activities.

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Memorial Day Lesson Ideas

Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, a day to honor American Civil War dead. Now it honors soldiers killed in all wars. Reinforce the meaning behind Memorial Day observances with the following lessons and activities.

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Student Interactives

ReadWriteThink presents 58 Student Interactives to develop skills in organizing & summarizing, inquiry & analysis, writing poetry, writing & publishing prose, and learning about language for students in grades K-12.

Learning Game

Agriculture in the Classroom

Agriculture in the Classroom supports state programs for PreK-12 teachers and their students to improve agricultural literacy.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia

Your Heart & Circulatory System

Learn about your heart and its parts in this media-rich resource covering the wonder of our cirulatory system.

Multimedia

Encyclopedia of Life

Find information and images of all known species of animals, plants, fungi, protists and bacteria. Educator tools illustrate how site resources can be used to structure lesson plans, plan activities, reinforce concepts, and introduce biology topics.

Background Reading; Multimedia

Donations From Businesses

This is a tried and true tip from an NEA member who wants to share with YOU how she acquires FREE classroom resources (computers, paper, general supplies) from local businesses who are happy to help.

Asia for Educators

Asia for Educators is an initiative of the East Asian Curriculum Project and the Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum at Columbia University.

Multimedia; Tool

Iditarod in the Classroom

Follow the 1,150 mile trek from Anchorage to Nome with these lessons and activities for all grades.

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Promoting Physical Fitness, Grades K-5

Classroom resources that reinforce the benefits of physical fitness for grades K-5.

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Purple America: Lesson Plans and Activities

Purple America is inviting teachers across America to strengthen the nation through classroom discussions.

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The 12 Brain Rules, Illustrated

In this interactive website based on his book Brain Rules, John Medina describes how the brain works best and what we can do to improve the workplace and the classroom.

Multimedia; Printable

Mother Goose Day

May 1st is Mother Goose Day. Explore one of the largest collections of rhymes for children with online texts, video and audio recordings, illustrations, recipes, fingerplays and costume suggestions.

Multimedia

Exploring Impressionism

Students in all grade levels learn about artists’ lives and explore their art with lessons, galleries, activities, and videos.

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Finding Information on the Internet

UC Berkeley Library offers an online tutorial covering search strategies, search tools, recommendations for evaluating web pages and other resources that will be of interest to educators and secondary students.

Background Reading

Brain Development Resources

NEA compiled these resources on cognition and brain development.

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Arts Across the Curriculum, Grades K-5

Our hand-picked resources for grades K-5 help you integrate music and visual arts with social studies, math and science.

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Children's Poetry: The Poetry Foundation

An archive of children’s poems, videos, interviews, tips for introducing poetry, and recommendations of an essential children’s collection.

Multimedia

Public Alert Radios for Schools

NOAA is distributing these radios to schools to help safeguard children.

Lesson Plan

Outdoor Action (OA) Guide to Map & Compass (Part 1)

This site provides a good tutorial on how to use a compass and map, with plenty of illustrations for map skills and orienteering instruction.

Background Reading

Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Grades K-5

Help students in grades K-5 levels put in perspective the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.

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Teaching with Maps

Lessons, activities, map-making resources, and more.

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Let's Move!

Let’s Move! has an ambitious but important goal: to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation. This site provides free resources for teachers, parents, and kids.

Multimedia

National Geography Awareness Week, Grades K-5

The theme for Geography Awareness Week 2013 is The New Age of Exploration. The following lessons and activities focus on how geography enables us all to be intrepid explorers in our own way.

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Fact Sheet: Physical Education in Schools - Both Quality and Quantity are Important

A Statement from the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association making specific recommendations for K-12 physical education.

Fact Sheet