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Entomology and Nematology: Featured Creatures for Science Teachers, Students

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
The Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida has teamed with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to produce this incredible encyclopedia of insects, nematodes, arachnids, and other organisms.


The Secret Death Of Bees by Claudia Heitler

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
You know that feeling of concern you get when a bee is buzzing around you? It turns out we need to be much more concerned that there's a lot less of them buzzing these days. Billions less. This isn't a problem just for the bees, it's a big one for us too. Did you know...


Infotopia: Powerful Academic Search Engine Designed for Students, Teachers, Homeschoolers

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
Created by Dr. Michael Bell (former chair of the Texas Association of School Librarians) and Carole Bell (former middle school librarian and director of libraries), Infotopia uses a Google custom search to provide accesses to previously vetted websites selected by librarians, teachers, and educational professionals.


Getting Girls Interested in STEM – SciGirls

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
This National Science Foundation-sponsored site hosts a range of videos, games, and profiles focused on getting girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects.


About Putting a Woman on the $20 Bill

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
The push to put a woman on the $20 bill got serious this week when House Democrat Luis Gutierrez introduced the “Put a Woman on the Twenty Act.”


Van Gogh Art Online Museum is “Beautiful, Interactive”

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam provides the world's largest collection of works by the talented Vincent Van Gogh. On its website, readers may directly travel to inspiring works of art like Almond Blossom and The Bedroom, or they may search the 852-item archives by selecting Collection. One of the more visually inspired offerings of the website, however, comes from selecting Meet Vincent.


Math Study Guide Helpful For Pre-Algebra Through Advanced Calculus

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
While many English teachers might consider Spark Notes a distraction and a bane, it turns out that the Math section of this well-known tool's website offers some excellent resources for everything from pre-algebra to relatively advanced calculus.


Teaching Students About The U.S. Supreme Court

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
A phenomenal resource for anyone who wants to understand the workings of the United States Supreme Court.


Earthquake History and Science

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
Faultline provides the history and science of earthquakes in an accessible fashion that is appropriate for elementary through high school students and fun for adults.


The Bread & Roses Strike of 1912 – Labor Unions in History, Social Studies

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2015
When thousands of mill workers went on strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts in the early winter of 1912 to protest wage cuts, no one knew that the the slogans, songs, and peaceful protests of these mostly immigrant strikers would inspire generations of labor organizers. This online Exhibition from the Digital Public Library of America commemorates the bravery and boldness of the strikers with well researched text and compelling photographs.


Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.5 May 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Love, Marriage, and Babies, Oh My!
Cover Story by Kindergeek
June-bug - The Importance of Time and Opportunity in the Learning Lives of Children
More Teacher Articles...
»Help Boys Become ReadersDr. Brad Johnson
»What Teachers Can Learn From the Masters Golf TournamentDede Rittman
»Effects of Unemployment on PreschoolersCheryl Hatch
»Reflections On a Week Without Laptops Or, The Phantom of the LaptopTodd R. Nelson
»Earthquake History and ScienceNews Desk
»Which Co-Teaching Models are Most Effective at the Elementary and Secondary Levels and Why?Susan Fitzell
»"Dear Police Officers" - Children and Fear of Police OfficersJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Guidelines for Conferences Concerning Angry ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Getting Girls Interested in STEM - SciGirlsNews Desk
»The Secret Death Of Bees by Claudia HeitlerNews Desk
»Infotopia: Powerful Academic Search Engine Designed for Students, Teachers, HomeschoolersNews Desk
»Four Myths of Student MotivationBarbara Blackburn
»About Putting a Woman on the $20 BillNews Desk
»Higher High School Graduation Requirements For Science, Math Produce Mixed ResultsStewart Brekke
»Van Gogh Art Online Museum is "Beautiful, Interactive"News Desk
»Math Study Guide Helpful For Pre-Algebra Through Advanced CalculusNews Desk
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Teaching Students About The U.S. Supreme CourtNews Desk
»The Bread & Roses Strike of 1912 - Labor Unions in History, Social StudiesNews Desk
»Entomology and Nematology: Featured Creatures for Science Teachers, StudentsNews Desk

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