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50 Best Philosophy Podcasts

When it comes to determining how we live our lives, there are a number of influences we can choose from. Some, like our parents and environments, are chosen for us. But we can pick our friends, classes, meals, entertainment, and more; so many ingredients that determine our philosophy are in our control.

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Ancient Egyptian Resource List

Nothing tantalizes the imagination like ancient Egypt. The mystical religions, stunning temples, and rich history of pharaohs and conquerors has intrigued students, historians, and Hollywood alike. So much of what we know about ancient Egypt is taken from books and movies, it is sometimes an effort to sort fact from fiction.

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Astronomy Resources

Astronomy is a branch of science that studies celestial objects and phenomena, including planets, stars, comets, asteroids, galaxies, cosmic radiation, and others. It enables human beings to develop an understanding of the outer space as well as the formation and evolution of the universe. This form of science has been practiced since the ancient times, but it did not become one of the major sciences until the invention of the telescope.

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Buddhist Studies

Buddhism is one of the world's most well-known religions spanning the globe. There are three major schools: Mahayana, Theravada, and Vajrayana. Each school has its own belief system and suggestions for practice, with each school being divided even further into subsets. This comprehensive guide provides links to information about each sect, along with Buddhism's historical background.

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Cahokia Mounds Resources

Cahokia Mounds is now a state park in Collinsville, Illinois, but a thousand years ago it was a bustling city with 10,000-20,000 inhabitants, larger than any other contemporary European city. This World Heritage Site is an extremely popular tourist destination, and a great place to find out more about the history of the Americas long before Europeans set food on the continent. We've created this resource to compile the best resources on Cahokia Mounds available on the web. Whether you're a student, historian, or tourist,

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Chemistry Teaching Resources

Chemistry is a discipline within science dealing with the composition and structure of chemical reactions of the property of matter. Chemistry is such an important field of study that ancient Egyptians were using wet chemistry over 4,000 years ago. Chemistry is taught as early as middle school up to college level. The method of teaching varies due to the level of education one has. Teachers must use different techniques and resources

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Great Civil War Resources for K-12 Students

Learning about the American Civil War is not only critical for students in the United States, it also has the potential to engage all kinds of learners in a variety of ways. Through essays and articles, engaging web-based activities, and primary source documents such as photos, letters, diaries, and literature, students of all ages that explore the websites we have compiled, will gain a balanced perspective of the Civil War.

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The Best Teaching Practices for Great Classroom Management

In teaching at any level, there's only so much you can prepare for. Student behavior is unpredictable – happenings at home and on the playground coupled with youthful energy can derail the best lesson plans. So here we've compiled a list of the websites with the best tips for managing a classroom, with advice on creating a positive learning environment, preventing bad behavior, discipline strategies, and extra resources to help

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Top 50 Resources for ESL Teachers

Are you graduating this year and moving abroad to teach English as a Second Language (ESL)? Have you been teaching ESL for years and need some new material? Are you just curious about what kind of ESL resources are available? Regardless of your situation, this collection of ESL sites is certain to help you as you navigate the joys and challenges of teaching ESL. Use these resources in their original form or adapt them to develop lesson plans and activities appropriate for your students.

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Valuable Online Resources for Students of Anthropology

The study of anthropology includes many different areas of human interest such as language, culture, evolution, and regional landscapes. Trying to find the most reliable online anthropology resources can seem like a daunting task. Thankfully, we've done some of the work already. These 50 exemplary resources feature general information on the study of anthropology,

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37 Great Resources on Instructional Design

Instructional design is one of the most important and hottest topics in education today. With the diversity of technologies, audiences, and modes of teaching continuing to grow, it's essential to stay up-to-date.

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43 Excellent ESL Resources for Students

There are over 1 billion people all over the world learning English right now. Luckily for them, there are now, more than ever, a plethora of great resources on the Web to make this challenge easier.

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All Things Eggs! Activities, Experiments, Art, & More!

When most people think of eggs, they think of breakfast, and for good reason's eggs are both nutritious and yummy, so they are an excellent way to start the day! But eggs can also be used for many other functions.

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Cool Astronomy Stuff

Astronomy has captured the interests of humans since we first looked up into the night sky and gazed upon the stars. Today, technology has enabled us to view the universe in ways that we never thought possible.

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Dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs are some of the most fascinating creatures ever to have lived. Their tremendous size and variety is astonishing, but even more amazing is the fact that 65 million years ago, they disappeared all at once.

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Educational Government Resources for Kids

Can you name the three branches of government? What if someone asked you to explain the electoral college or the steps in the process of how a bill become a law? If you're looking to brush up on your government and civics knowledge

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English Literature Resource List

If you've just started an English course and are feeling out of your depth, or if you'd like to get a head start before the semester begins, this list of resources will be invaluable. To start with,

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Essential Resources for Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Incorporating technology in your classroom has the potential to motivate a wired generation of students. However, beyond simply providing a way to engage the tech-savvy students in front of you, classroom technology at its best

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Geography Resources, Maps, & Facts for Students

Geography is all around us. It's what makes countries different's both in terms of landscape as well as in terms of culture. Geography is the study of where places are, but it's also the study of who lives in those places, what the places look like, and how those places developed, socially and geologically, into its modern form.

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How to Teach to a Diverse Audience

With an growing global economy and new education options, the student body is more diverse than ever. This provides teachers with a lot of new opportunities, but also poses some new challenges.

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