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  • Flag Day
    Each week, the Education World Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. June brings the celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner on Flag Day. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for integrating the flag into your curriculum. --06/07/2001

  • Civil Rights
    Each week, the Education World Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. Falling in May are the anniversaries of the Freedom Rides and the Brown v. the Board of Education decision ending segregation in public schools. Check out some great sites for integrating civil rights into your curriculum. --05/22/2001

  • Aviation
    Each week, the Education World Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for integrating aviation into your curriculum. --05/15/2001

  • Great African Americans
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. To celebrate Black History Month, this week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about great African Americans. --02/15/2001

  • World Wars I and II
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about World Wars I and II. --09/30/2000

  • Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)
    U.S. president. Author. Big-game hunter. Political reformer. Cavalryman. Conservationist. Rancher. Nobel Peace Prize winner. Few individuals have lived as eclectic, as active, or as productive a life as Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) did. On October 27, his birthday, give your students the opportunity to learn about the 26th president of the United States. Check out some great Web sites for teaching about Theodore Roosevelt. --09/27/2000

  • Labor Day and U.S. Labor History
    Labor Day is much more than the end of summer. It is a holiday unlike most others, honoring not public figures or war victories but the everyday worker. To commemorate Labor Day, Education World has found some of the best World Wide Web sites about the history of the holiday -- and labor -- in the United States. --08/30/2000

  • Hawaii, Part 2
    August is an important month in Hawaii's history. On August 12, 1898, Hawaii was annexed by the United States government and became a U.S. territory. Sixty-one years later, on August 21, 1958, Hawaii became the country's 50th state. Each of those events had its supporters and opponents, and the debate about Hawaiian sovereignty continues to this day. --08/23/2000

  • Transportation
    The month of August contains many dates of importance in the worlds of aviation, rail travel, and air travel, so today Education World shares several Web sites that explore the subject of transportation. --08/17/2000

  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Near the end of World War II, on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It was the first use of an atomic bomb. Three days later, a second bomb fell on Nagasaki. Whether the bombings were necessary acts of war or atrocities that should never be repeated, few people would dispute that the bombings profoundly affected the public consciousness and changed forever the way people look at warfare. Education World recommends some of the best sites on the World Wide Web for learning and teaching about this important historic event. --08/03/2000

  • Amelia Earhart
    More than half a century after she disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the world, Amelia Earhart's name continues to conjure up images of heroism, daring, and mystery. She became one of the most famous aviators in the world by setting --and breaking --records for both speed and distance. In recognition of her many accomplishments, Education World has identified some of the best Web sites dedicated to Amelia Earhart and her contributions to the field of aviation. --07/21/2000

  • The 1848 Seneca Falls Convention
    On July 19 and 20, 1848, 300 men and women met in Seneca Falls, a small town in upstate New York, at the nation's first Woman's Rights Convention. This event is generally considered the birth of the women's rights movement in the United States. If you'd like to learn more about the Seneca Falls Convention, its place in the history of the women's rights movement, and the colorful women who started it all, Education World has tracked down some of the best Web sites about this important event. --07/19/2000

  • American History and Culture
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. Internet educator Walter McKenzie selected this week's sites, which are among the best on the Web for teaching about America's heritage. --07/03/2000

  • The 'Forgotten War'
    June 25 marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. This week, Education World looks at five Web sites that pay tribute to the "forgotten war" and the men and women who served in Korea. --06/20/2000

  • The Holocaust
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. Internet educator Walter McKenzie selected this week's sites, which are among the best on the Web for teaching about the Holocaust. --06/12/2000

  • The Civil War
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. Internet educator Walter McKenzie selected this week's sites, which are among the best on the Web for teaching about the Civil War. --06/05/2000

  • Westward Expansion
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about the westward expansion movement. --05/12/2000

  • The American Revolution
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about the American Revolution. --04/24/2000

  • Colonial America
    Each week, Education World's 'Great Sites for Teaching About' page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about colonial America. --03/20/2000

  • Women in History
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching women's history. --03/06/2000

  • Explorers
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about explorers. --02/21/2000

  • Presidents of the United States
    Each week, Education World's 'Great Sites for Teaching About' page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about U.S. presidents. --02/14/2000

  • The Underground Railroad
    Each week, Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about the Underground Railroad. --01/31/2000

  • The Middle Ages
    This week's sites are among the best on the Web for teaching about the Middle Ages. --01/10/2000