Reader Reviews

February 2005

February 23, 2005 -- From David, a reader from London, who is affiliated with the site

This site covers tessellations from all angles – from M.C.Escher, the pioneer, to do-it-yourself methods to make your own. It includes many examples in browsable galleries. It has rapidly become a favorite with teachers and kids alike.

Teachers Domain: Civil Rights Special Collection

February 16, 2005 -- From Natalie Dussault, a reader from Boston, MA, who is affiliated with the site

The Civil Rights Special Collection has added over forty new resources to its digital library of multimedia resources for classroom and independent study just in time for Black History Month. The collection captures the voices, images, demonstrations, and resistance that defined the Civil Rights movement. Free registration is required. ABC’s

February 9, 2005 -- Amy Brownlee, a parent from Sterling, KS, who is not affiliated with the site

Click on a letter of the alphabet to begin the learning and fun. Photographs, animated graphics, sound effects and music keep children engaged. This site teaches uppercase and lowercase letters, the phonetic sounds they make, and examples of words familiar to children.

The Heart: An Online Exploration

February 3, 2005 -- From Lauren G., a teacher from Narragansett, RI who is not affiliated with the site

I’m a middle school computer teacher in Narragansett, RI and I co-teach with our health teacher about the heart. I’ve found a great website that you might want to add to your heart pages–an interactive/virtual heart transplant operation (Shockwave required). I’ve only had one student pass out!