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|Magna Carta Travels from UK Castle to MFA Boston|
Camille Gizzarelli, BellaOnline's Art Appreciation Editor
The Magna Carta, a significant document in the history of Britain & US becomes the center of an art exhibition in Boston. I’ll discuss its importance as well as art of the 18th century.
|Red Dwarfs - Ten Facts for Kids|
Mona Evans, BellaOnline's Astronomy Editor
If you go outside on a clear dark night, you might see a few thousand stars. But without a telescope, not a single one will be the most common type of star in the Universe. You won't see red dwarfs, the stars that will still be shining in the far distant future when all the others have died.
|Understanding the Generation X Student|
Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger, BellaOnline's Distance Learning Editor
Generation X, commonly referred to as Gen-X, the Pacman Generation, Millennials, or the post-baby boomer generation, were born between 1961 and 1981. Generation X is smaller in population than the baby boomer generation but is considered to be better educated and more ethnically diverse.
|What to do if you do not get into graduate school|
Nicole Amos, BellaOnline's Graduate School Editor
If you have applied to graduate school and did not get in you might be feeling not only disappointed, but also lost as to what to do next. Don’t give up! Explore the possible reasons why you were not accepted and then you can plot a course to move forward.
|Politics Voice For Slavery|
Rebecca Graf, BellaOnline's History Editor
Even political speeches were printed and passed around to support the institution of slavery.
|Increasing Learning with Disabilities|
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Learning Disabilities Editor
Students with learning disabilities have the ability to learn. They just learn differently. Student learning can be increased by simple cause and effect strategies.
Beverly Mackie, BellaOnline's Math Editor
Long and short car trips require games and activities to keep little ones happy. Here are few to add to your bag of tricks.
|Building Exhibition Panels|
Kim Kenney, BellaOnline's Museums Editor
There are many ways to construct exhibition panels in-house for temporary exhibits. Here are three options to consider in your museum.
|The Importance of Subitizing|
Amy Tradewell, BellaOnline's Preschool Education Editor
Subitizing is being able to automatically identify the quantity of a set of objects without actually counting the objects. This is a very important skill in terms of number sense.
|Firing Teachers Won't Improve U.S. Education|
Maeve Maddox, BellaOnline's School Reform Editor
Judging by responses to a recent NPR report on a lawsuit to make it easier to fire California teachers, many members of the public seem to see public school teachers as a species of self-sacrificing missionaries dedicated to acting as surrogate parents to every child who enters their classroom.
|Site of the month. www.ver-taal.com|
Angeles Fernández, BellaOnline's Spanish Language Editor
Free Spanish resources. www.ver-taal.com offers lots of free Spanish language exercises.
|Preparing for Success with Tourette's Syndrome|
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Special Education Editor
Students with Other Health Impairments can achieve success in school. Tourette's Syndrome can have an effect on student performance. A few simple strategies can decrease stress and increase a positive outcome in the classroom.
|7 Instant Community Service Projects|
Brenda Emmett, BellaOnline's Teaching LDS Editor
Are you looking for community service opportunities for your family? Here are a few ideas to get you started on the path to making others smile.
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Math Board Game - Addition - Subtraction - Time
The two-sided game board reinforces addition and telling time on one side and the other side is for the subtraction game. Each game has its own deck of cards, simple to follow instruction sheet, and offers variations for different learning levels, one on one, and team play.
Speekee, Spanish for children. Simply... ˇFantástico! I found Speekee materials [DVDs, audio CD, parent guide] very complete, easy to use, and the method followed to teach Spanish to young children is effective from the very beginning. By Angeles Fernández
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Highly recommended product, if you really want to improve your Spanish. While watching the video you have the option to read, in subtitles, the words in Spanish and, if you also chose it, you can read the translation (in English) for it. Simply... ˇGenial!