NETCETERA

Sites for Learning About the 50 States

When was Colorado admitted to the Union? What is the state motto of Idaho? Who were earliest inhabitants of Indiana? Any student tasked with...

2DAY IN HISTORY

1954: Puerto Rican Nationalists Launch Assault on U.S. Congress

On March 1, 1954, Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire on the House of Representatives, injuring five congressmen. Nationalists Attack Congress Three members of the Puerto Rico...

2DAY'S BIOGRAPHIES

Wangari Muta Maathai, Conservationist and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

In 2004, Wangari Muta Maathai became the first African Woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Maathai is known as the founder of the...

WEB GUIDES

Best Websites for Historic and Contemporary Interviews

The Mike Wallace Interviews was a series of prime-time television interviews conducted between 1957 and 1960. Wallace donated 65 interviews conducted between 1957 and...

RESEARCH SKILLS

Stop Teaching that “.Govs” Can Be Trusted & “.Coms” Cannot

Sometime in the mid-1990s, someone created a tutorial that said that an important aspect of evaluating a Web site is its top-level domain, such as...

CHANGING THE WORLD

Where a Street Had No Name

For years, the road that ran behind Irwin Elementary School in East Brunswick, NJ had no name. The road led into the school's brand...