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Top Ten Teaching Resources for January

martin_l_king_xlg This January will be one for the history books: just days after what would have been the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s  80th birthday, America's first African-American President will be sworn in.

As Inauguration Day (January 20) approaches, more teachers are visiting Scholastic.com to find the resources they need to teach about President-elect Barack Obama and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

We've tallied the results, and here are the top ten resources that teachers were looking at this past week (January 1-8):

  1. Commemorate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. Inauguration Day Printables
  3. Winter Fun
  4. Teaching Resources for Barack Obama
  5. The Greats of 2008
  6. Celebrating the 100th Day of School
  7. Chinese New Year
  8. The Presidency of the United States
  9. Book Video Library of 150+ author interviews, book trailers, and booktalks
  10. 12 Ways to Energize Your Lessons

Here are more teaching Ideas for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Inauguration Day from Our Teacher Advisors:


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