Dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education, the Core Knowledge Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1986 by E. D. Hirsch, Jr., professor emeritus at the University of Virginia and author of many acclaimed books including Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know and The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them. The Foundation conducts research on curricula, develops books and other materials for parents and teachers, offers workshops for teachers, and serves as the hub of a growing network of Core Knowledge schools. As you explore this site, you will find lesson plans, articles, and many other resources to help you use the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence and Core Knowledge Sequence K-8 in your classroom and school.
Multicultural Songs from around the World that Build an Appreciation of Diversity. With lyrics and music to listen to. There are other languages as well.
The mission of Making Music Fun is to pursue creative excellence in the design of free music resources for elementary music classroom teachers, private music instructors and homeschool parents, for the purpose of building kids up in positive ways and enriching their lives with an appreciation for music and learning.
Notebook pages, minibooks and lapbook projects, handwriting charts and booklets, organizational tips and ideas spanning multiple subjects.