Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Jackson, Ellen. The Winter Solstice. Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press Trade, 1997.

Lachner, Dorothea. The Gift from Saint Nicholas. New York: North South Books, 1999.

Medearis, Angela Shelf. The Seven Days of Kwanzaa. New York: Scholastic Paperbacks, 1997.

Silverman, Maida. Festival of Lights: The Story of Hanukkah. Minneapolis, Minn.: Econo-Clad Books, 1999.

For Teachers

Banks, James A. Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society. Multicultural Education Series. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997.

Gardner, Howard. Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. 10th Anniversary ed. New York: Basic Books, 1993.

Related Web Sites
For Students

Kids Domain
This educational and entertainment site provides holiday activities, interactive games, and downloads for children.

For Teachers

The Instructional Materials Center
This site offers teaching strategies and in-depth looks at age-appropriate subjects, such as holidays.

Multiple Intelligences
This informative article examines thinking skills and definitions of intelligence, and gives teaching suggestions for educators.


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