California History | Classroom Reviews

The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many classroom teachers have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use a student’s own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

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Mendocino Outdoor Science School

By Janet Esposito http://mendocinowoodlands.org/ Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association P.O. Box 267 Mendocino, CA 95460 Phone: 707-937-5755 Email: education@mendocinowoodlands.org Every Spring and Fall, along the rugged, ancient Northern California coast, something magical happens. Homeschooling families from across the state, and even from across the nation, gather together to participate in a highly-acclaimed educational program: Mendocino Outdoor […]

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Our Land of Liberty – 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 […]

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