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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Learning Disabilities 101

For Teachers 1st - 5th
A quick overview of defining learning disabilities, where they stem from, and how they affect learning.
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Character Development Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Read Dangerous Minds with your language learning disabled pupils to identify characteristics and connect to literature. This is a specific activity intended for use with the suggested book. The class uses a character map  as a way to...
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What Adults Can Learn From Kids

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"For better or worse, we kids aren't hampered as much when it comes to thinking about reasons why not to do things." Watch and be inspired by Adira Svitak, an amazing young girl who challenges her adult audience to learn from kids....
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Including the Disabled Student

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss the history of special education in public schools related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Students work in groups to design ways to modify classroom activities based on the needs of a...
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 4

For Teachers 4th Standards
Designed specifically with Common Core standards in mind, this collection of 4th grade math lessons builds the number sense of young mathematicians as they explore the concepts of place value, multiplication of multi-digit numbers,...
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Educating Children about Autism in an Inclusive Classroom

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
How do we meet the needs of learners with autism? Find out with an in-depth study that offers a thorough explanation of autism—what it is and how unique every individual's case may be, nine lesson plans spanning from kindergarten to 12th...
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Disability Research

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Learners engage in a disability awareness assignment where they research and identify a particular disability, and answer such questions as how the disability might affect the way one learns or what services are available for support.
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Simple Preparation Can Improve Reading Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th
Reading comprehension is key to success in nearly every subject in school, but how do you improve comprehension in a pupil with dyslexia? Here are several tips that define ways in which educators can provide strategies to improve overall...
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Fighting Prejudice and Discrimination against People with Learning Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work to understand learning disabilities and discrimination. In this teaching tolerance lesson, students examine what learning disabilities are and how people are discriminated against.  There are different activities for...
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Lessons for Learning—Grade 6

For Teachers 6th Standards
A very clear and concise unit to teaching sixth graders math concepts directly related to Common Core. Learners are exposed to six lessons involving recipe conversions, graphing data from ratio tables, evaluating exponents,...
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Learning to Use the Library OPAC

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students are introduced to the "Online Public Access Catalog" (OPAC) system of library management. In this introductory unit, students are shown three ways to search for a book, video, etc on the OPAC. Following a teacher demonstration,...
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The Dust Bunnies That Built Our Planet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What are space dust bunnies and why are they important to us? Pupils explore space dust bunnies and how these particles helped form the planets. To understand the phenomenon, class members investigate the chemistry behind dust particles...
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Teacher Strategies for Dyslexics

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Here's a must-have resource for parents and teachers working with dyslexics. The 22-page packet includes background information about this disability, teaching strategies, accommodations, and information for parents.
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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Pruney Fingers: A Gripping Story

For Students 6th - 12th
If you can't put your finger on it, you can at least learn from this video about the channels that form our our water-soaked fingertips. What is their purpose? This little clip is an amusing and educational addition to a lesson on...
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Story Editors

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners with special needs and learning disabilities explore writing by becoming story editors. The class reads a story together after hearing it once through first. Then, they each examine the pictures from the story and work on...
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Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A series of well-written activities, these lessons prompt middle schoolers reading below grade level (at a second, third, or fourth grade level) to use poetry to practice basic reading skills. They rhyme, build words, make inferences,...
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Learn, Protect, and Promote Water

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A hands-on activity helps learners explore the water cycle. After discussing how they use water, classes discuss water pollution and then move into a simulation where 20 pupils move through the water cycle based on description cards. 
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Company Logo

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Modern advertising takes a geometric turn with this unit. The final assessment activity leads pupils through the logical analysis of a fictional logo, including the development of a paragraph proof. The wealth of resources leading up to...
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Why it's so Hard to Cure HIV/AIDS

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, a man was cured of HIV in 2008; unfortunately doctors are still scratching their heads trying to figure out how it happened. Follow along with this short video to learn about this deadly virus and the unique...
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What's Up With Your Gut Microbiome?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Some scientists now consider the gut microbiome a distinct organ in the human body. Curious science scholars learn about this ecosystem thriving inside them and its important functions with a video from Our Hungry Planet. The 11th lesson...
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The Physics of Playing Guitar

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Everyone knows that guitar music rocks - but why? And how? Learn about the ways a single pluck can create sounds that resonate from string, to ear, to soul with a fascinating video about the physics of sound vibration.
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How to Spot a Fad Diet

For Students 7th - 12th
Learn how to separate the fat from the meat—the facts from the misinformation about diets—with a short video that offers guidelines for assessing diet regimens that offer long-term health benefits as opposed to short-term changes.  
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The Psychology of Accents

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone has an accent to someone from a different region! Middle and high schoolers learn more about the ways those with seemingly foreign accents are perceived by those who speak differently, and how individuals tend to have a bias for...