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Top 5 New Teaching Resources for October

Tf_teachadvisors09_080728 The Homework Dilemma
The debate around the usefulness of homework to advance student learning has been raging for many years. Our Teacher Advisors share their thoughts and strategies for making homework meaningful and relevant to their students' learning.

484x235_rriordan Rick Riordan, Scholastic.com's Author of the Month
Watch our video interview to learn about his new adventure series The 39 Clues, and then continue the conversation by asking your questions on the Message Board. Rick Riordan himself will join us in October to answer some of your questions!

484x235_spacefrontier Celebrate NASA's 50th Anniversary on October 1
Get students excited about exploring the space frontier with new slideshows, an interactive timeline, and a Web Hunt.

Tf_nfpa_game_0809 Fire Prevention Week Is October 5-11
Join Sparky the Fire Dog on a campaign to prevent home fires. Help Sparky make sure the White House is fire-safe.

Tf_global_climate_polar_bear Global Climate Change Explained
An American Museum of Natural History scientist shares his cutting-edge research. Extend the learning with a slideshow, student articles, and a video interview with Ed Mathez, a geologist and curator of a new exhibition at the Museum called Climate Change: The Threat to Life & A New Energy Future.


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