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Thursday, May 15, 2008
Activities for Year End
End of the Year Activities in the K-12 Classroom.

CA English Teacher get Student Lan Pay - Back
Students planning to become English teachers in California are eligible for up to $19,000 in APLE student loan pay-back by the state.

American School of Bombay 21st Century Arts Curriculum
The Visual Arts Department at the American School of Bombay has been working on an internal project that outlines the integration of 21st century skills in our visual arts curriculum.

 Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Weather Web Cams
Science Weather Web Cams

[ECP] Notre Dame High School
ECP K-12 School Directory welcomes Notre Dame High School from Illinois. The have a great website.

 Monday, May 12, 2008
Powerset Vs. Google: Semantic Search Smackdown
Powerset is gonna get Google but Good! On Monday, a story on Powerset launched a new semantic search engine that allows users to input natural language queries to find items. So far, Powerset simply indexes Wikipedia, but the speculation is that the site may branch out to the Web at large.

Online librarian from San Francisco Wins His Fight with the FBI
WE LOVE LIBRARIANS!!! He was allowed to speak publicly Wednesday under a rare settlement in which the FBI agreed to withdraw its letter and lift the gag order. That should show other librarians, and members of the public who receive any of the nearly 50,000 national security letters the government issues each year, that "you can push back on these," Kahle said.

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National Indian Education Study Part I The National Indian Education Study (NIES) is a two-part study designed to describe the condition of education for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the United States. The first part, providing in-depth information on the academic performance of fourth- and eighth-grade AI/AN students on the 2007 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in mathematics and reading, will be released May 14. The results will be available online at http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard on the day of release.

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GRANTS - After-School Music Programs, Musical Instruments for Existing K-12 Music Programs, Tolerance Programs,Nature of Learning,Children's Dental Health, Private Enterprise Education, interdisciplinary environmental lessons, professional development teaching science,school's parent groups, pediatric residents to plan community-based child health initiatives,schools free educational equipment in exchange for labels from Campbell products.

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[EDInfo] Notices Inviting Applications (May 2, 2008) Recent grant opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) include...* Emergency Management for Higher Education Grants -- CFDA# 84.184T * Center on Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities -- CFDA# 84.133A-12 * Centers for Independent Living -- CFDA# 84.132A

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 Saturday, May 10, 2008
K12 Library and Education Professional Development
Important K-12 Library and Education Professional Development Information and Technology Skills Instruction - Technology - Collaboration - Information Literacy JULY 27 - JULY 28, 2008


 Friday, May 09, 2008
NASA/NSTA Web Seminars
Join NASA and NSTA for a series of free Web seminars focusing on a wide range of topics. All Web seminars will include information and resources for educators available from NASA Web sites. During the live Web seminars, presenters will share their expertise and answer questions live from the participants. U.S. Department of Education's Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative Summer Workshops

Astronaut Dr. Garrett Riseman and Steve Colbert
Colbert interviews astronaut Garrett Reisman -Are you saying your a janitor with a PhD? You run the video arm and use the arm to fire lazer cannons!

 Thursday, May 08, 2008
CFA: SAGE Encyclopedia of Play, Dr. Sutton-Smith
We are inviting academic editorial contributors to the Encyclopedia of Play, a new 2-volume reference to be published in 2009 by Sage Publications. This comprehensive work will be marketed and sold to college, public, and academic libraries and includes some 450 articles, covering all aspects of a social science perspective on playing, including psychology, gender studies, sociology, education, human development, history, and other fields. We are now making assignments with a deadline of August 1, 2008.

 Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Drive Away Teens - the Mosquito
The Mosquito, which targets loiterers, projects a shrill noise audible only to teens and young adults.

 Monday, May 05, 2008
Send your name to the Moon with the New Lunar Mission
[ECP] K-12 Newsletters - SCIENCE - The Send Your Name to the Moon Web site enables everyone to participate in the lunar adventure and place their names in orbit around the moon for years to come. Participants can submit their information at http://www.nasa.gov/lro, print a certificate and have their name entered into a database. The database will be placed on a microchip that will be integrated onto the spacecraft. The deadline for submitting names is June 27, 2008.

 Sunday, May 04, 2008
Crooks and Liars - Links to the Educational CyberPlayGround
Countdown?s Bushed!: You Gotta Be Kidding Me Edition: Next is an update on the Orwellian No Child Left Behind program, which has resulted in graduation ratios going down and schools hurting for funding country-wide. Turns out that the cornerstone of the program, Reading First, a program emphasizing literacy administered by the president?s brother, Neil Bush, has not proven to be effective whatsoever. So the reality is that NCLB is actually leaving children behind in favor of lining the pocket of the Bush family.

 Saturday, May 03, 2008
Discovery Channel Seeking Austin (non-Internet) Science or Technology
Discovery Channel Canada is scouting for new, sexy, cool science or technology that's in the works -- not products already available - and (sorry folks) not internet-based.

Arizona Judge Shoots Down RIAA Theories
One commentator calls today's decision 'Another bad day for the RIAA.'"

 Thursday, May 01, 2008
TechYES Science Announcement
Generation YES is proud to announce TechYES Science, a new technology literacy certification program based on science projects for students in grades 6-9. TechYES Science Student Technology Literacy Certification Through Science Projects Meet STEM And NCL also Generation YES.

Etiquette - Black Tie Proms, Weddings - Dresscode
Dresscode Etiquette for Proms and Weddings. Learn why a cummerbund is worn the pleats up.

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