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Four funny children with many books

Literacy: 7 Ways to Promote Reading and Writing Skills

April 3rd, 2015

  As the school year continues into its final months, kids can continue to develop their reading and writing skills. Consider these activities to engage your kids in ways that could help them with reading and writing. 1. Read as a family: With your kids, create a family reading calendar, by taking a blank calendar month template […]


Educational Resources

September 30th, 2014

Educational Resources features lesson plans that invite students to examine George Washington’s annotated copy of an early draft of the Constitution, compare Thomas Jefferson’s original draft of the Declaration of Independence to the final document, determine which of 12 amendments they would ratify to produce a Bill of Rights, identify techniques Jefferson used in a […]


National Postal Museum

September 30th, 2014

National Postal Museum has developed curriculum guides that explore stamps and postal history, and encourage students to write letters. Topics include historic letters and stamps from American wars; stamps and other countries, history, and art; the place of letter writing in American history; letter writing for advanced English learners; and letter writing between students and […]

2014 Sochi Olympics

Winter Olympics: 14 Ways to Move and Learn More

February 5th, 2014

The Sochi Olympic Winter Games begin on February 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.  Enrich your kids’ understanding of the games with materials on the ancient and modern Olympics and the science behind the sports. Seek inspiration from the games and the athletes to get you and your kids moving this winter. Check out our 14 suggestions […]