European 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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American Minute – American History – and the World — Is Fascinating & Entertaining

http://www.americanminute.com/ Free e-mail subscription Review by Michael Leppert Our beautiful country is often referred to as “The Great Experiment” and its short history is packed with interesting facts and amazing anecdotes. . . much of it trivia, but still interesting and memorable. A grasp of this history is essential to all Americans’ maintaining their freedom […]

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Bessie’s Pillow – A Young Immigrant’s Journey to America

Written by Linda Bress Silbert, Ph.D. Two Editions, in English and in Spanish Published by: Strong Learning Publications http://www.stronglearning.com/ 288 pages, $19.95 ISBN: 978-0895442017 ================== Review by Michael Leppert Bessie’s Pillow is the remarkable and touching story of a young Eastern European Jewish immigrant woman, who comes to the United States in the early 1900s […]

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BookShark – Full curriculum for K-8 (Free Samples available)

www.bookshark.com 8022 South Grant Way Littleton, CO 80122-2705 Phone: 866-688-0179 Email: bold@bookshark.com By Janet Esposito Learning should be engaging, rewarding, and fun. However, as many teachers and families can attest, it is challenging to constantly find activities and academic programs that fulfill the promise of what learning should be like. Oftentimes, parents are struggling to […]

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