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The stories behind the world’s strangest flags

A really interesting breakdown of the worlds flags. This would be a good warm up activity for grades when discussion government, nationhood, and global issues.

A Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin   [And also - the story of a norwegian man who forgets about a $26 Bitcoin investment and makes $850,000!]

Man Forgets About $26 Bitcoin Investment, Gets $850,000 Surprise

Trading infographic : A Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin [And also the story of a norwegian man who

The liberating, terrifying realities of deliberate practice (and the 6 best deliberate practice books)

The liberating, terrifying realities of deliberate practice (and the 6 best deliberate practice books)

In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell wants to convince us that successful people are the beneficiaries of hidden advantages and extraordinary opportunities.

Exclusive: The Story Behind Blake Lively's Epic Age of Adaline Costumes

Exclusive: The Story Behind Blake Lively's Epic Age of Adaline Costumes

10 Two Sentence Horror Stories That Will Keep You Up Tonight

10 Two Sentence Horror Stories That Will Keep You Up Tonight

How to Write a Memorable Beginning and Ending "If you pulled the first and last lines and made them into a poster, would they be able to stand alone?" I like this!

How to Write a Memorable Beginning and Ending

Painting of the Biblical Ruth, whom is deeply admired by my mother in law. Done by Sandra Rast.

New LDS Art that Will Change How You See the Gospel (& the Stories Behind Them)

Painting of the Biblical Ruth, w Done by Mormon artist Sandra Rast.

Free printable Easter coloring pages that tell the story of the last days of Jesus’ life, his death and resurrection.  Just print!

100+ Ideas for a Christ-Centered Easter

Easter coloring pages that tell the story of the last days of Jesus’ life, his death & resurrection, & more Easter ideas.

Here's a blog with chapter-by-chapter suggestions of online videos to supplement Story of the World, Volume 2.

SOTW 2, Chapter 15 - The First Kings of England

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance (Second Revised Edition) (Vol. (Story of the World), a book by Susan Wise Bauer

Make your own felt pieces to practice retelling the story The Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle! (Free template and tutorial)

The Mixed Up Chameleon Felt Set (Free Pattern

Meredith and Derek’s Marriage Post-it / The Stories Behind 10 Iconic “Grey’s Anatomy” Props (via BuzzFeed)

The Stories Behind 10 Iconic "Grey's Anatomy" Props

Can you do it? I shall attempt it as long as my hands will allow me to type. #writerswrite

12 Short Stories is a writing challenge to help you conquer the blank page, a place to kick procrastination butt and to create a body of … Continue reading →

Focus: Comprehension- retelling Directions: Students will get in partners and roll the dice. They will retell based on what it lands on. Example: Student rolls a 4. "The story took place in Sue's backyard." Source: http://applefortheteach.blogspot.com/2014/03/roll-and-retell-building-summarizing.html

Games for the classroom: FREE Read and retell game. Love this idea to pass the dice around the room and have 6 students roll and retell. or I could roll as the teacher and choose students to retell. This would also work great for small reading groups.

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