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|Pollock & Fractals - Art or Science ?|
Camille Gizzarelli, BellaOnline's Art Appreciation Editor
Much controversy has surrounded Pollock’s 'drip painting' with some saying a chimpanzee could create the same; others say it is found in nature.
I'll discuss one scientist/art historian's explanation for Pollock's work.
|How the Sun Was Born – Facts for Kids|
Mona Evans, BellaOnline's Astronomy Editor
The Sun didn't exist five billion years ago. But the material to make it did. There was even enough to make a number of stars and still have material left over for planets, moons and other small bodies. What was this material, and how did it end up as stars and planets?
|Generation X - Adult Learning|
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.
|Carpetbaggers and the New Social South|
Rebecca Graf, BellaOnline's History Editor
The social aspect was also a major change in the South. It would take quite a bit of adjustment for both the blacks and the whites. It was also an aspect that carpetbaggers could take advantage of as well as give a large amount of aid.
|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.
|Low-Income Students and College|
Maeve Maddox, BellaOnline's School Reform Editor
The latest government campaign to get more low-income children into college is just more empty talk. The educational gap between the children of the poor and children of the middle class opens at birth. Efforts that do not address preschool education and teaching methods K-3 are meaningless.
|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.
Brenda Emmett, BellaOnline's Teaching LDS Editor
Are you looking for a way to teach your children responsibility and the value of work? Here is a Family Home Evening lesson to help you teach them about work and help you get them to pitch in and help with chores.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Ancient Civilizations: Research Topics
A 55 page ebook for any history student. Discover how a research paper should be written and find over 400 research paper ideas for Ancient Civilizations.
Mastering Essential Math Skills
This exercise book is an excellent resource to practice and review math skills you´ll need to establish a strong foundation and smooth transition into Algebra and other higher math courses. Workbooks are available for 4th – 5th grade and middle school / high school.
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.