EduHound Weekly: December 15, 2005

EduHound Weekly: December 15, 2005


" We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery."
H. G. Wells

Spotlight Site of the Week!  
Calendars through the Ages
Features the history of calendars and includes information about the origin of the seven-day week and calendars from other countries.
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History of the Calendar
The purpose of the calendar is to reckon past or future time, to show how many days until a certain event takes place—the harvest or a religious festival—or how long since something important happened. Learn more here.
Features printable montly and year-at-a-glance calendars for every year from today through 9999. Pick your calendar type, year, and images.'s calendars
Create a calendar for any year or month, with your country's holidays and languages as well as moon phases.

Wikipedia: List of Calendars
List of various calendars and measurements of the year, including current, ancient, and fictional calendars.

Pearl Harbor - US History/World History lesson plan
Students will research the events that took place at Pearl Harbor; write an in-depth article as though they experienced those events firsthand; and discuss what lessons can be learned from Pearl Harbor.


This week features free offerings from - Free Audio & Video
This directory features free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources. Most audio titles you can download in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online.

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Spotlight School of the Week!

Elementary School

West Chester, Pennsylvania

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 Spotlight Class of the Week!

Mrs. Kabriel's First Grade
@ Central Elementary
Olathe, Kansas

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Educational Conferences
 ·  Midwest Education Technology
Conference (METC 2006)

January 30 to February 1, 2006
Westport Area, MO
 ·  TCEA 2006 Annual
Convention & Exposition

February 6-10, 2006
Austin, TX
 ·  2006 Florida Educational
Technology Conference

March 22-24, 2006
Orlando, FL
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