EduHound Weekly: September 1, 2005

EduHound Weekly: September 1, 2005


"Preparedness is everyone's responsibility. All sectors of society - business and industry, civic and volunteer groups, industry associations and neighborhood associations, as well as every individual citizen and every family - should plan ahead for disaster. During the first few hours or days following a disaster, essential services may not be available. People must be ready to act on their own."

Spotlight Site of the Week! from The Red Cross
Features detailed disaster preparedness materials for seniors, children, people with disabilities and animal and pet owners. Preparedness materials are available in English and multiple foreign languages.
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Additional Sites:

CDC: Emergency Preparedness & Response Site
The official website from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides information on all aspects of emergency response, access numbers, guidance and more.

FEMA: Family and Community Preparedness
This program works through a broad coalition of partnerships to ensure that everyone has the necessary information and skills to protect themselves, their families, homes and businesses from disasters.
One of the primary mandates of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency.

National Disaster Education Coalition
Federal government agencies and national not-for-profit organizations working together to develop and disseminate consistent educational information for the public about disaster preparedness.


This week features an online exhibit from The History Channel:

The History of Labor Day
Labor Day is the celebration of the value and dignity of work, and its role in the American way of life. Find out the origins of the holiday that celebrates the successes of the labor movement.

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Spotlight District of the Week!

Lee County School District
Fort Myers, Florida

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Mr. Phillips's 6th Grade Website
@ Buffalo Elementary
Sarver, Pennsylvania

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Educational Conferences
 ·  ASIS International 50th
Annual Seminar and Exhibits

September 12-15, 2005
Orlando, FL
 ·  Missouri Educational
Technology Conference

October 16-18, 2005
Osage Beach, MO
 ·  NCTE Annual Convention
November 17-20, 2005
Pittsburgh, PA
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