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Modern Art on US Forever Postage Stamps|
Camille Gizzarelli, BellaOnline's Art Appreciation Editor
To commemorate 100 years (1913-2013) after the Armory Show in New York, the USPS celebrates the work of twelve modern artists who have ‘forever’ influenced the world of art.
Species Spotlight - Monarch Butterfly|
Catherine Ebey, BellaOnline's Biology Editor
Monarch butterflies are beautiful and unique creatures. Not only do they undergo metamorphosis and change from a caterpillar to a butterfly, they engage in transgenerational migration. These butterflies spend their entire lives traveling from Canada to Mexico, a journey of over 2000 miles.
Education Features - Full Listing
Impact of Slave Trade on Africa
Research has showed that the European demand for human bodies played a part in the increase of warfare by offering tribes items that made “warfare more profitable, at least in the short term.”
Homeschool Co-op Ideas
Homeschool Co-ops are a great way to not only meet fellow homeschool families, but they also offer enriching opportunities for your child.Here are some ideas for homeschool co-op classes you can implement!
Last Minute SAT Math - DVD Review
Are you short on time? Do you need to improve your SAT score? Last Minute SAT Math DVD gives a quick review of the different types of questions found on the SAT, reviews skills for Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry, and shares testing strategies.
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The Mailbox Magazine
The Mailbox magazine is one that both my son and I get excited about! This magazine is geared for educators, in the classroom and at home. The ideas for lessons, games, and enrichment work are vast and appealing. There are fantastic reproducibles that all children will enjoy completing. You will find art ideas, classroom management ideas and much more!
The 39 Clues
Excitement abounds with a series of books, some yet to be written, titled The 39 Clues. I have embarked on this series from Scholastic with my ten year old son, and so far it has been a fascinating read. I am actually finding it hard to get him to stay on task and not read ahead! The first book is titled "The Maze of Bones" by Rick Riordan.
Polar Bears Past Bedtime
The Magic Tree House is a popular series of books by Mary Pope Osborne geared for children in grades one through three. Some Kindergarteners may be adept and enjoy reading them, and many fourth or fifth grade students still enjoy them as well. If your child is too young to read these independently you can read aloud to them too. I enjoyed reading many of them myself! The stories center on two chil