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|The Art of Assyria – Ancient Iraq |
Camille Gizzarelli, BellaOnline's Art Appreciation Editor
Assyria produced stone reliefs for the royal palace, carved ivory and bronze. This collection from the British Museum was exhibited at the MFA Boston 2008-2009.
Mona Evans, BellaOnline's Astronomy Editor
How do asteroids get their names? You have to discover an asteroid to name it, but you still can't name it after yourself or your cat. You also can't buy the naming right, though someone might give theirs to you.
Catherine Ebey, BellaOnline's Biology Editor
Recycling helps you and the environment. Check out this article for helpful tips and innovative ideas in recycling, including prerecycling, composting, vermicomposting and using florescent lighting.
|How to Stay Motivated in the Summer Session|
Susan D. Bates, BellaOnline's Colleges Editor
Does it feel like everyone else is having fun while you are trudging to your summer class and while sitting in your room studying? The summer session can be a difficult time of the year to stay motivated. Using motivation strategies can help you stay energized during the summer session.
|Social Learning Online|
Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger, BellaOnline's Distance Learning Editor
The format of distance learning is evolving; from computer-based learning to internet-based learning, social learning seems to be the next phase of the learning evolution.
|To Tell Or Not To Tell|
Bonnie DeLong, BellaOnline's Gifted Education Editor
Parents often wonder if they should discuss their child's giftedness with them. There can actually be benefits to talking with your child about his or her abilities.
|Go Paperless in Graduate School|
Nicole Amos, BellaOnline's Graduate School Editor
Let's explore some ways we can reduce the amount of paper we use in graduate school.
|Jacksonian America a Glimpse Toward the Civil War|
Rebecca Graf, BellaOnline's History Editor
It was the nullification crisis that gave fuel to the “affronted southern-rights extremists” that could be found in South Carolina and beyond. Since the birth of America, many decisions came down to a North versus South mentality as each section had its own special interests.
Alissa Moy, BellaOnline's Homeschooling Editor
Using chapter books as part of your homeschool Reading curriculum is a great way to develop excited readers. Chapter Books are a great way to excite your children about summer reading, too!
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Learning Disabilities Editor
Each New Year begins with new resolutions for many people. Once the newness of the year proceeds, many of us fall back into the old and familiar way of doing things. The resolutions spoken are lost to procrastination. The spirit of procrastination can be overcome with a little work.
|Math is Everywhere - Gardening|
Beverly Mackie, BellaOnline's Math Editor
Do you enjoy gardening? If so, do you realize math is used throughout the gardening process from planning to harvesting? The All New Square Foot Gardening book is a perfect example of how math is naturally applied in gardening.
|Educational Malpractice K-3|
Maeve Maddox, BellaOnline's School Reform Editor
In addition to the Common Core Standards created by corporate consultants, additional requirements are being placed on schools by state legislators and political appointees. The latest is the intrusion of keyboarding instruction for children K-3 who should be learning how to write.
|Effects of Favoritism|
Celestine A. Jones, BellaOnline's Special Education Editor
Favoritism can occur in the home or school without intention. The effects of favoritism can be detrimental for some, while needed for others. Children with special needs often need a lot of attention. The extra attention can seem unfair to other children in the home, as well as the classroom.
Brenda Emmett, BellaOnline's Teaching LDS Editor
Looking for a great Sunday activity for the family? Why not try a game of Scripture Scrabble?
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
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
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.