IzzIt.org – Critical Thinking Starts With Interesting and Stimulating Online Articles & Video Programs, Absolutely FREE!

www.izzit.org A perfect Free teaching vehicle for homeschooling families, students K-college 2002 Filmore Avenue Erie, PA  16506 888.242.0563 E-mail: askizzit.org by Michael Leppert Next to learning to read and write, Critical Thinking is probably the most important aspect of a child’s education and remains so for life. Being taught how to analyze the motives, thoughts and writings of others is essential now, more than ever. But how...

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The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories by Michael Leppert Many families have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use their own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, they can add to his/her experiences with general information, thus providing a...

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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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Mayan Unit Study – Imaginative Study of a Unique People

By Kathryn Stout, B.S. Ed., M. Ed. 19 pages, downloadable e-book – $7.00 Copyright 1994, 1999, 2012 All Rights Reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. ISBN 1-891975-06-4 www.designastudy.com E-mail: kathryn@designastudy.com Phone/Fax: (302) 998-3889 or 1-800-965-2719 or write to the address below. Published by Design-A-Study, 408 Victoria Ave., Wilmington, DE 19804-2124 __________________________________ By Michael Leppert The Mayans...

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Our Land Publications – History Lessons for Upper Elementary and Middle School

www.ourlandpublications.com Ph: (800) 777-5292   Assessed by Ellen Meade One of the major problems with history textbooks is the presentation. Most books cover identical content by having students memorize important dates and key figures, with an occasional glimpse of primary sources. The result is an often bland recitation of history that ignores the most vital parts of what these events can teach us – bravery, heroism,...

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History Unboxed – Brings History to Life

http://historyunboxed.com/ by Michael Leppert For ages 5-9 or 10-15 Anglo-Saxon England, MesoAmerica, China, Athens, Egypt, India What child would not want to “visit” these exotic and significant locations and be steeped in their past? History Unboxed makes it possible, all from the comfort of your classroom. Each box contains materials to create arts & crafts, illustrated texts, projects to do – all centered on a specific place...

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