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TED - Ed. This 7 minute video makes good points about modern art and how we view it. This will help answer some of the questions about this art genre that your kids - and their parents - might have.

May 27, 15

Metropolitan Museum of Art. Not an art teacher? This great site offers an easy way to share information on art and design principals concerning this iconic painting.

Mar 11, 15

WNET Thirteen. This award-winning game will turn students in grades 5 - 8 into Master History Teachers. Informative and engaging, gamers earn badges as they move through US history. This site is still growing, so current "missions" only include the Ameri

Feb 16, 15

Lowcountry Africana. This site is exactly what it says: an online map of Freedman's Bureaus in the 1800's. This is a good site for history fair folks or people doing research on this topic.

Feb 02, 15

Smithsonian Museum of American History. Video discussion of the intersection of food, politics, and the labor movement in the U. S.

Feb 02, 15

Smithsonian American Art Museum. Biography and works on paper collection online. Highly recommended.

Feb 02, 15

National Gallery of Art.Explores the paintings of Horace Pippin and Wayne Thiebaud and the mobiles of Alexander Calder to discover and practice math and visual art concepts

Feb 02, 15

National Museum of American History.Explores how WWII posters were used to mobilize the nation.

Jan 07, 15

Lunar and Planetary Institute. Explanations for what goes on in the universe have been explored by every culture. This page looks at Native American stories.

Dec 29, 14

Museum of Modern Art. The extensive look at the photography collection of Thomas Walther should be a must-read for every photography student. It not only captures the excitement of this period, it shows the amount of information or metadata that goes into describing this collection. Once again, MoMA has done an outstanding job in preservation and discovery of great art.

Dec 29, 14

Library of Congress - The Signal. This is one of be simplest - and best - tutorials I've seen on this topic. If you haven't started digitizing your home photo collection, here are some great things to know first. Highly recommended.

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Dec 05, 14 This futurist/educator/thinker/seemslikeaniceguy has a lot to say about our system of education. Most of it I agree with. All of it makes me think, which is a good thing.

Nov 24, 14

Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas - Austin. The UT Library folks have digitized a priceless treasure for all to see. Niepce's very first photograph, ca. 1826, is the ultimate for photography lovers. Just another reason to be proud of being a Texan!

Nov 21, 14

Texas Parks and Wildlife. Your tax dollars at work and the result is great. The TP&W folks have created a simple-but-informative guide to Native tribes that settled in Texas. The illustrations are black-line drawings which could be printed and colored, but that's not necessary. Teacher tested!

Nov 20, 14

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This excellent series of lesson plans related to art objects comes from a 3 year study by the MFAH and the team of midde school teachers they brought in to develop these resources. Highly recommended.

Nov 18, 14

Shadow Mountain Publishers. This site, based on the book of the same name, offers a unique way to learn about our fifty states. Each pin brings up state facts and some downloadable sheets of the state flag and an illustration of the state. A charming addition to your flipped classroom.

Nov 13, 14

American Museum of Natural History and the R Museum of Art. Digital projects offer incredible opportunities. How else could you travel to the known end of the universe - and in 6:30 minutes!

Nov 05, 14

Smithsonian National Museum of American Art. Our history was shaped by the influence of the sea, be it Atlantic or Pacific. This site on maritime America uses all types of objects to tell the story of water and our history.

Nov 04, 14

Smithsonian National Museum of American History. West Point, the oldest of the five federal service academies, is celebrated in this website. Resources include an extensive bibliography, links to related websites, plus interesting materials for teachers to use in the classroom.

Nov 04, 14

Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Do you know more than a fifth grader? If you use this website, you just might. Great resources on voting rights and privileges. Flash required.

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