Sunday, March 4, 2012

Free Saint Patrick's Day Worksheets for Teachers

Worksheet: St. Patrick's Day | Word Search by Essential Knowledge

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

How to Make Social Networking an Educational Experience

Education and parenting expert Amy James shares tips for kids using social networking sites.

Learn how to make social networking an educational experience along with safety tips and other ideas.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Get Your Mother the Perfect Mother's Day Gift

Mother's Day is just a little more than a week away and if you want to do something special for your Mom, but not spend a fortune.

CBS News Education Expert Amy James came to the NEWS 9 studio with some ideas that look like you spent a fortune.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Teaching Kids the Dangers of Distracted Driving

The "No Phone Zone" lesson plan will educate students on the dangers associated with distracted driving (texting while driving, talking on the phone while driving).

It was inspired by an episode of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' that focused on the dangers of distracted driving.

This lesson plan was created by Derek E. Baird and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial -ShareAlike 2.5 License.

This lesson plan is not endorsed or affiliated with Oprah, OWN or Harpo, Inc.
No Phone Zone Lesson Plan

Learning at Home with the Knowledge Essentials Book Series

Amy James shares educational activities you can do with your kids at home every week, but you may not know Amy has a series of books full of more lessons for learning at home.

Related: School Success for Children with Special Needs (Amy James)

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Free St. Patrick's Day Themed Worksheets

Worksheet | Grade 4-5 | Language Arts | St. Patrick's Day Rhymes

We've just uploaded a bunch of new St. Patrick's Day themed worksheets over on Scribd. These worksheets are provided by Knowledge Essentials and are free to use.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Valentine's Day Crafts Kids Can Make

Education specialist Amy James shares some fun ideas for fun Valentine's Day decorations that your kids can make for your home or to give to family and friends.

Here are the printable instructions for the crafts.

You can also check out our archive of Knowledge Essentials lesson plans for teachers and home school families over on Scribd. And yes--they're free!