One difficulty in education is that teachers have so much to know and do in the course of their work. This is an especially acute problem for elementary teachers who handle multiple content areas along with the record keeping, assessments, committees and other tasks that go along with working in a(n underfunded) school. Oh yes...some teachers also have their own schoolwork, children, the second job, medical appointments...in short, their own lives to manage.
Providing resources like the ones in this post assists teachers (and their colleagues with whom they share) in being even more wonderful than they already are because the time you save for them by sharing your research and resources is time that they can spend doing the million other things that they need to do.
Here's another resources that you and they should check out: "Rethinking Schools," a progressive print and online publication that addresses a broad range of education and content issues. There is a modest subscription fee (which is well worth the money), but there are frequently free items on their website. Currently, the entire Fall 2010 issue is online at no charge. Their URL is:
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