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Wordly Wise 3000 Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension

Age Range: 4-18 Cost Range: Starts at $11.50 Subject: Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension Website: www.wordlywise3000.com Ph: 800-225-5750 By Matt Barnabei Wordly Wise 3000 is a dynamic and interactive vocabulary program. The words chosen for Wordly Wise 3000 were selected to expand critical grade level vocabulary and improve reading comprehension. There are a total of 12 books […]

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Spanish for Kids — Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors) to Spanish

http://spanish-for-kids.com/ Subject: Spanish (Total immersion) Price: Complete Level 1 Kit, $135 (over 6 hours) Ages: 3 to adult Heflin and Thrall Language Publications http://spanish-for-kids.com/ 888-313-3310 By Michael Leppert Spanish is an excellent choice to learn as a second language to English. It is easy to understand and grasp in an elementary level enough to provide […]

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Jennifer Swanson Books – Entertaining & Enlightening Children’s Science Books

www.jenniferswansonbooks.com Uninvited Guests – Invisible Creatures Lurking in Your Home 32 pages, soft cover, Published by Capstone Press Top Secret Science – Projects You Aren’t Supposed To Know About 32 pages, soft cover, Published by Capstone Press Tsunamis 48 pages soft cover, Published by ABDO Publishing Jennifer Swanson is a prolific write of children’s books […]

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Up-Words® Reading Program – Great Approach & Clear Lesson Plan Instructions

Eric Allen – Program Director info@upwordsreading.com 160 High Bluff Court Johns Creek, GA 30097 404.216.3322 http://upwordsreading.com by Valerie Schuetta, M.Ed. Up-Words® Reading is an excellent program in 3 Levels, for any teacher of grades K-3 or 4, with children having alphabet familiarity. Also, it is an especially perfect tool for any Reading Specialist trying to […]

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Zeezy Student Workbook – Real Life Resources for Students

www.zeezy.net 51 pages, soft cover, 8.5” x 11” 6th grade and up $24.95; Teacher Edition 6th grade and up $74.95 Created by Lisa Bridges, M.A. Ed. Zeezy is a thoughtful and valuable workbook-type volume, dedicated to helping students improve many aspects of their lives. In Zeezy, Ms. Bridges: • gives detailed tips to help readers […]

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The Five Fathers of Music

Age Range: 7-13 Cost Range: $19.99 – $24.99 Subject: Music History Website: www.cntcreations.com Phone: (972) 827-5333 By Matt Barnabei The development of music is something that cannot be attributed to solely one person, unlike the immediate association of, let’s say, Apple Inc. and Steve Jobs. There are, however, certainly those who have been immensely influential […]

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Help Your Students To Get Ahead with Mercury Learning Systems

by Matt Barnabei Memory, from a psychological standpoint, is the process in which the brain receives, records and recalls information. In regards to learning, the better a child’s memory is, the faster s/he will grasp a concept and be able to move forward. Mercury Learning Systems LLC has developed a number of techniques that are […]

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Lyrical Learning – Sing Your Way Through Science!

www.lyricallearning.com 8008 Cardwell Hill Corvallis, OR 97330 800-761-0906 E-mail: lyricallearning@proaxis.com By Emerson Sandow One of the tried and true methods of committing facts or basic concepts to memory is to sing them to a familiar melody. The alphabet song is the obvious example, but the imagination is the only limiter. A few years ago, Doug […]

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UberSmart Math Facts

mathfacts.ubersmartsoftware.com By Janet Esposito UberSmart Software 5800 Wedgmont Cir. N. Fort Worth, Tx 76133 Ph: (919) MATH-FACTS or (919) 628-4322 Email: support@ubersmartsoftware.com Although highly unpopular in today’s classrooms, memorization has a place in education. Most notably, students must memorize a new alphabet and letter sounds in order to successfully speak another language. There is no […]

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Theory Time Music Education Books

www.theorytime.com By Albert McQueen Theory Time books are all about teaching music theory in an accessible, easy-to-understand way, regardless of a student’s age, instrument, skill level, or music education background. Theory Time’s K-12 workbook series is organized according to the student’s grade level. The Primer is the first in the series, and is the “beginning […]

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