WayNet News
Volume 01, Issue 11-08

NEW ON WAYNET - FOOTBALL
It's a little late for high school information, but you'll still have lots of time to check out the pro links on WayNet's new Football page, found under Sports and Recreation.

  Don't miss our very own Indiana Football Hall of Fame Museum!
 
http://www.geocities.com/indfoothall/index.html

  Figure out how many players are on the field & what they're supposed to be doing at Football Basics.
  http://www.playfootball.com/footballfacts/basics.html

  WayNet > Sports & Recreation > Football
  http://www.waynet.org/recreation/football.htm

TEACHER LESSONS
Teachers and home schoolers can always use new ideas for learning units. Here are some lesson plans and ideas created by teachers who live and work in Wayne County!

  Air and Treetop Habitats - for Kindergarten & First Grade
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  The Amazon Rain Forest - for Second Grade
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  Colonial Trades - for Third Grade
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  Weather - Movement of Air - for Fourth Grade
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Have you or one of your colleagues created a lesson plan that is available online? Click on "Reply" and let me know!

MORE TEACHER RESOURCES
Here are some more resources for teachers.

  Take a virtual field trip!
  http://www.field-trips.org/trips.htm

  Teaching with Historic Places, from the National Park Service
  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/index.htm

  Take advantage of local "Historic Places" as a resource to make history come alive!
  http://www.waynet.org/arts/museums.htm

PARENTAL ISSUES
Being a parent can be one of the most rewarding roles we ever take on.  But, being a parent is not always easy. Here are some web sites that address some difficult issues:

  10 Tips for Parents to help their children avoid teen pregnancy.
  http://www.teenpregnancy.org/resources/reading/tips/tips.asp

  Health Topics for Adolescents and Teens
  http://www.cdc.gov/health/adolescent.htm

  Teaching Internet Safety Awareness to Kids and Teens
  http://www.legalpadjr.com/school/lessons/safety/

  Teaching Kids About Money
  http://www.familyeducation.com/subchannel/0,2794,37-144,00.html

  Helping Children Handle Disaster-Related Anxiety
  http://www.kidsource.com/parenting/grief1.html

  Helping Your Child Become A Reader
  http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Reader/index.html

  The Homework Dilemma: How Much Should Parents Get Involved?
  http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr053.shtml

  Teaching the Basics of Violence Prevention
 
http://www.medem.com/MedLB/article_detaillb.cfm?article_ID=ZZZJ4RC2R7C&sub_cat=356

  John Rosemond's Bill of Rights for Children
  http://www.rosemond.com/1Bill%20of%20Rightsbody.lasso

Find more resources on WayNet on our Family and Parenting page:
  WayNet > People > Family & Parenting
  http://www.waynet.org/people/family.htm

WORLD RENOWN ARTISTS
Richmond/Wayne County has a rich history of supporting the arts.  World-famous artists have exhibited here and the Richmond Art Museum holds a wonderful permanent collection. The collection includes these artists (among others) whose works are exhibited in famous museums around the world.

  Visit the Richmond Art Museum on line!
  http://www.richmondartmuseum.org/collection.htm

...and view more examples of these artists works online:


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