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Great Sites for Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress passed the first flag act: Resolved, That the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constel...

Using Scratch in the Classroom: Five Ideas

Programmers and "makers" ages eight and up can create video animations, games, digital instruments and more. Get ideas here.

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes!

Flag Day originated in a Wisconsin classroom more than 100 years ago. This month, Education World brings Flag Day activities and resources to your classroom. Included: Fourteen activities to help your students celebrate June 14!

Teaching Good Citizenship's Five Themes

These activities help develop K-6 students' understanding of good character and the five citizenship themes---honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility and courage.

Flag Day Lesson Plans and Activities

Celebrate Flag Day on June 14. EdWorld brings you crafts, games, music, and more to help students enjoy this star-spangled day.

Creepy Creatures: Parasites and Adaptation

These horrifying--yet fascinating--creatures help grade 8-12 students understand adaptive behaviors and key concepts of evolution.

How to Create a Makerspace in Your School Community

You've probably heard some of the hype about the benefits of makerspaces in the educational community. If you were interested in creating one for your community but unsure where to start, use this guide to learn the basics about makerspaces.