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...

How Innovative Teachers Are Using Skype In Their Classrooms

Skype gives students and teachers the ability to connect with the outside world without leaving the classroom, allowing them to meet face-to-face with the...

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

Centuries ago, in a seemingly lost age where rulers built monuments of stone, seven structures stood out for their grandiosity, and for the awe...

11 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln

by Denis Cummings Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history, but there is still much you may not know about...

The True Meaning of Memorial Day

Today, Memorial Day is part of the three-day weekend each May that signals the beginning of summer, and is marked by beach trips and...

Using Computer Programs to Improve Student Writing

March 19, 2010 by Colleen Brondou Students at all levels across the country are struggling to develop writing skills, making some educators turn to Web-based programs...

11 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history, but there is still much you may not know about his life....

Sites for Learning About Countries

The sites below have a cool collection of tools to help you learn about different countries. A lot of students have to research countries,...

Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?

Why do we fall back one hour in the autumn, and spring ahead one hour in the spring? Most U.S. residents dutifully set their clocks...

The Origins of Christmas

December 17, 2013 by Denis Cummings Since the mid-fourth century, Western Christians have celebrated Christmas on Dec. 25 to honor the birth date of Jesus Christ....

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