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Secular homeschooling, supportive of public education, pretty well-informed on pedagogy. Mostly this is ideas for stuff I might use for h.s. level history/math/science, but there are occasionally other things in here as well (writing prompt ideas, art ed, middle-school stuff).
21 GIFs That Explain Mathematical Concepts | IFLScience

21 gifs that explain mathematical concepts better than your teacher ever did.

animation of the slave trade--you can hit "pause" and then zero in on specific ships to see flag they sailed under, number of people transported, and other details.

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

Niños del Lago a Children Charity - Transforming the lives of thousands of Guatemala's vulnerable children through an annual camp experience that teaches mindfulness.


Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

Tips for learning material more effectively: ask questions, mix together new and old content, and embrace a learning mindset

Charlie Jane Anders, 10 great novels that will make you more passionate about science

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Party Popper Toy Cannon

Party Popper Toy Cannon

Cannibalize plastic party poppers to make this simple and fun Party Popper Toy Cannon.

On dictionaries and their uses.

You're Probably Using the Wrong Dictionary by James Somers - article about the difference between entries in older editions of Webster's Dictionary with modern dictionaries

WGBH American Experience | PBS . Freedom Summer

Fannie Lou Hamer was sterilized without her knowledge or consent in She would become a leader of the Mississippi Civil Rights movement. Learn more with this biography from American Experience: "Freedom Summer.

27 Black Women Activists Everyone Should Know

Mary McLeod Bethune is an educator and activist who devoted her life to teaching Black girls. She founded the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute.

History of American Slavery, Ep 2: The Atlantic slave trade during its heyday and the remarkable life of Olaudah Equiano.

How Did the Atlantic Slave Trade End?

History of American Slavery, Ep The Atlantic slave trade during its heyday and the remarkable life of Olaudah Equiano.

WGBH American Experience . Engineering Map of America  | PBS

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years. the American Experience Pennsylvania Station


▶ Democracy Now! Ferguson Protests Erupt Near Grave of Ex-Slave Dred Scott, Whose Case Helped Fuel U.

J Howard, 15 real life scientists share their favorite sci fi stories

15 Top Scientists Share Their Science Fiction Favorites

15 Real-Life Scientists Share Their Favorite Science Fiction Books, Movies

Shelf Life - monthly documentaries focusing on different objects in the Am. Museum of Natural History's huge (33 million objects) collection

From centuries-old specimens to entirely new types of specialized collections like frozen tissues and genomic data, the Museum's scientific collections (with.