Martha Wilding

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How to use Keep notes in Google Docs

While Keep has been around for a while, there's a new way to use this note-keeping app. It's now integrated with Google Docs so you can take your ideas and easily convert them into full-blown projects. You can also make Keep notes without leaving Google Docs.<p>If you're not already a Keep user, the …

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A Killer Reading Strategy That Will Make You a Better Writer

This guest post is by Mark Casper. Mark is a copywriter by day and a blogger of all things interesting by night. He lives in Atlanta, GA, with his …

Rebecca Bellingham Gives a TED Talk on the Joys of Reading Aloud

<b>Rebecca Bellingham</b>, a literacy instructor, gave a talk at the TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet conference on “why we should all be reading aloud to children.” …

How to Create a Jeopardy-style Game in Google Spreadsheets

Around this time last year I shared a neat Google Spreadsheets script called Flippity. Flippity was originally designed to help you create flashcards …

A Geography Quiz Created With YouTube Annotations

On Saturday I shared directions for creating annotations in YouTube videos along with an example of using that feature to create a …

The New School Library - Educational Leadership

Yet information seekers today have less need to visit a physical library to meet their needs. Many school leaders are asking, Why does a school need …

I read Ya

I read YA is an online community of readers and young adult book lovers.<p>Exchange ideas with authors and friends, get the latest on book releases and …

Resources From Connected Educator Month 2015

You might want to consider attending an edcamp. Why? In "Why Edcamp?" Kristen Swanson discusses how these educator-driven "unconferences" present …

Education Technology

Put a Green Roof On It

Millennials and the Church Touch

I felt so popular in the last few weeks. I am a Millennial. I go to church. I care about the church. I serve the church.<p>Recently, the internet has …

Tchers\' Voice: Helping Teachers To Improve Student Outcomes

By Lily Jones June 8, 2018 9:30 am<p>Differentiation is one of those things that never seems like it can be 100% mastered. Once you have your …

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Iowa State University

Aileen Keating studies human and animal reproduction, and how factors such as environmental stress, obesity and chemical exposure affect female …

College Community School District

Official Chicago Cubs Website | MLB.com

Video<p>Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs' great approach at the plate and their outlook as they head on the road to play the …

'Wait Wait' For June 16, 2018 With Not My Job Guest Louie Anderson : Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! : NPR

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Professor: Civil War Death Toll May Be Really Off

The accepted number for deaths in the American Civil War for more than a century has been 620,000 from both sides of the conflict. But now a history professor at the State University of New York in Binghamton believes that number is far too low and the real number is closer to 750,000. Robert …

The Abraham Lincoln Blog

In time for the 205th birthday of Abraham Lincoln comes the latest work from the prolific author, Jerome Charyn, a novel titled "I Am Abraham: A …

Photographyand the American Civil War

Exhibition Overview<p>Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Join today.<p>Discover 5,000 years of art from around the globe through a range of …

African-Americans And The Civil War

In April 1961, Charleston, S.C., commemorated the 100th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. But at the same time, a contemporary war was under way — in the form of the civil rights movement. While white Charlestonians gathered to cheer the fireworks and re-enact the assault on Fort Sumter, …

Black History Month letters shed light on American slavery

A collection of letters showing the startling transformation of a 19th-century American woman, from an ardent abolitionist to someone who could write …

An American history professor on Lincoln

Steven Spielberg and this film's writer, Tony Kushner, have clearly done their research. Bar a few glaring anachronisms – one of the characters …

War and Prosthetics: How Veterans Fought for the Perfect Artificial Limb

There’s something undeniably beautiful about prosthetic limbs, designed to echo the physical grace and mechanical engineering of the human body. For …