Mr. Wizard’s Supermarket Science – Over 100 Experiments from Your Grocery Store!

96 pages, soft cover – Signed $12.95 US, (MWB#5001) Order from: All Ages by Michael Leppert Don Herbert, better known as ‘Mr. Wizard’ to generations of curious children and adults who watched his T.V. programs from the 1950s through the 1990s, saw science in virtually everything. He was truly a man who thought outside of the box and imparted this ability to his viewers. This imaginative, critical thinking was an added dimension...

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Readorium – Ingenious & Affordable Web-based Reading Comprehension & Science Literacy Program

https://www.readorium.com/homeschool/ 201-836-8403 Review by Michael Leppert Readorium is a revolutionary, web-based reading comprehension and science program (for students in grades 3-8) that allows any student at any reading level to develop his/her skills and knowledge, while enjoying it at the same time. Recent brain research has demonstrated that in developing or improving a skill, new synapses are created with fewer repetitions...

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World Peace Game & Teacher, John Hunter

http://worldpeacegame.org/ by Emerson Sandow There is a documentary film called World Peace and Other Fourth Grade Achievements that is a must-see for any parent or teacher who wants insight into the fascinating capabilities of a fourth-grade class by watching one in in Charlottesville, Virginia in action. This is accomplished by playing a live action game invented by their teacher, Mr. John Hunter. The original (simpler) version of...

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California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom – Free K-12 Teaching Resources

LearnAboutAg.org California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom provides free K-12 teaching resources available for free downloading at LearnAboutAg.org (lesson plans, fact sheets, student newspapers and more). California educators can request print copies, shipped at no expense. The Plant Science lesson plans help students discover what plants need to grow through hands-on lessons and activities: Fun with the Plant Nutrient...

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Rising Teacher Turnover Has High Costs for All — Especially Students

www.inspirededucationmagazine.com  by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed., Reading Specialist As an educator, I have seen firsthand the destruction and damage that can be done by a teacher leaving. I am not only referring to one that leaves at the end of the year to move to another school. If only this were the case. What I am referring to is the teacher that just leaves one day and never comes back; right in the middle of a contract, giving up...

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