Monthly Archives: October 2014

Oct 27

Scary Scenes from Shakespeare Plays




Want to do something frighteningly different for Halloween this year? Read a play by William Shakespeare! Many of his plays are brimming with dark castles, ghosts, witches, fairies, supernatural omens, dastardly deeds, the stuff of dreams and nightmares. The Gothic … Read More






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Oct 21

Volcano: Nature’s Inferno (video)




Massive volcanic eruptions can turn day into night, releasing the power of an atomic blast while spewing toxic avalanches of lava, gas, and ash. In this 1997 documentary, National Geographic transports you to some of the world’s most notorious volcanoes … Read More






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Oct 15

Coloring Pages That Combine Pixel Art & Math




Cameron Krantzman is a former teacher who developed Coloring Squared. “It is a series of coloring pages that combine math instruction in a great visual style pixel art,” he says. Every square has a math problem and the answer corresponds … Read More






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