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Autism Awareness Month

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The Centers for Disease Control reports that 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder. With April 2013 designated as Autism Awareness Month, educators can visit this page from the National Education Association to access autism education resources. Included are links to informational sites, instructional methods and techniques, and useful activities and materials.



National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month American poet T. S. Eliot called April "the cruelest month." But the Academy of American Poets calls it National Poetry Month. That means you and your students can unearth those creative spirits. To encourage the pleasures of reading and writing poetry, this site

April is National Poetry Month

Read classic and modern poetry from around the world. Then listen to poetry read by the poets themselves. Also find essays on poetry, and  resources for celebrating National Poetry Month (April). Poetry is indexed by title and author, and users

School Site of the Month(9)

The Poway Unified School District Web site is an excellent model for general design and content, and the resources found in two areas make the site especially appealing to visiting educators. The award-winning video Good Readers-produced by first-graders and found in the Our Students and Teachers Shine! area-is a

School Site of the Month(15)

This month's website doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles, but it's clear that fourth-grade teacher Heather Renz and her students at the Vern Patrick Elementary School in Redmond, Ore. use the Internet daily for learning and communication. Features include classroom projects, a photo gallery, and student Web