My Audio School

Educational resources for busy parents

In Flanders Field by John McCrae

Lest we  forget, photo by hobvias sudoneighm, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 license

Read this poem and others by John McCrae

In Flanders Field by John McCrae

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The Sinking of the Titanic and Other Great Sea Disasters by Logan Marshall

Titanic sinking by Willy Stoewer

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To view a selection of downloadable resources from CurrClick which could be used in a study of the Titanic, click here.

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To listen, click play in the box or click on the chapter links.

Titanic at the docks

Chapter 1

Chapters 2 and 3

Chapters 4 and 5

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Chapter 6

Chapter 7


Chapters 8 and 9


Chapter 10

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Chapter 11

Chapter 12 part 1

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Chapter 12 part 2

Chapters 13 and 14

Chapters 15, 16 and 17

Titanic iceberg

Titanic iceberg

Chapters 18 and 19

Chapter 20

Chapters 21 and 22

Chapters 23, 24, and 25

Titanic lifeboat with survivors

Titanic lifeboat with survivors


Chapters 26 and 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 29

Titanic bow seen from MIR I submersible, on the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean

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Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Girl Arranging her Hair, Mary Cassatt

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To read this book yourself online, click here.

Click here for a FREE study guide for Anne of Green Gables.  Clicking this link will take you away from My Audio School.

To listen, click play in the box below or click on the chapter links.

Child with red hair reading

01. Mrs. Rachel Lynde is Surprised

02. Matthew Cuthbert is Surprised

03. Marilla Cuthbert is Surprised

04. Morning at Green Gables

05. Anne’s History

06. Marilla Makes Up Her Mind

07. Anne Says Her Prayers

08. Anne’s Bringing-Up Is Begun

09. Mrs. Rachel Lynde is Properly Horrified

Camille_Pissarro_033, painting in the public domain, comilation held by Yorck project, GNU Free Documentation license

10. Anne’s Apology

11. Anne’s Impressions of Sunday School

12. A Solemn Vow and Promise

13. The Delights of Anticipation

14. Anne’s Confession

15. A Tempest in the School Teapot

Tea, Mary Cassatt

16. Diana is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results

17. A New Interest in Life

18. Anne to the Rescue

19. A Concert, a Catastrophe, and a Confession

20. A Good Imagination Gone Wrong

21. A New Departure in Flavorings

22. Anne is Invited Out to Tea

Mary Cassatt, The Cup of Tea

23. Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor

24. Miss Stacy and her Pupils Get Up a Concert

25. Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves

26. The Story Club is Formed

27. Vanity and Vexation of Spirit

28. An Unfortunate Lily Maid

Midnight by Anders Zorn

29. An Epoch in Anne’s Life

30. The Queen’s Class is Organized

31. Where the Brook and River Meet

32. The Pass List is Out

33. The Hotel Concert

Young Woman with Auburn Hair in a Pink Blouse, Mary Cassatt

34. A Queen’s Girl

35. The Winter at Queen’s

36. The Glory and the Dream

37. The Reaper Whose Name is Death

38. The Bend in the Road

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Eric Liddell

The Torchlighters animated children’s series about Christian Heroes is very well done. Here is a preview:

Netflix subscribers can stream Chariots of Fire,the Academy Award winning movie about Eric Liddell, from their home computer. Here is the original trailer:

Parents, please use caution with You Tube videos. These videos may display a pop-up ad.

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Early America videos

Colonel Benedict Arnold

Archiving Early America has several videos about the founding of our country.  Click here to view their full list and to play the videos, which include:

  • The Ben Franklin Story
  • The Life of George Washington
  • Declaring Independence
  • Paul Revere, Messenger of the Revolution
  • The Shot Heard Around the World
  • The Treason of Benedict Arnold
  • The Real Face of George Washington (video about Mount Rushmore)
  • Molly Pitcher, and American Heroine

These videos play in FLASH, so you will need to have the flash plugin software installed on your computer to watch them.

Kids, please get permission from an adult before leaving My Audio School.

Click here to see downloadable curriculum from CurrClick which could be used to enhance a study of Colonial America.

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The Ben Franklin Story: video

Ben Franklin by Mason Chamberlain

Click here to go to Archiving Early America, where you can see a two-part video about Ben Franklin.

Click here to view downloadable curriculum from CurrClick relating to Ben Franklin.

These links will take you away from My Audio School.

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The Life of George Washington: video

Washington at Dorchester Heights by Stuart

Archiving Early America has several videos on their site.   Click here to see their three part series on the life of George Washington.

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick which could be used to study the American Revolutionary War.
Clicking these links will take you away from My Audio School. Kids, please get permission before leaving My Audio School.

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Our Island Story Part 1 by H. E. Marshall

Cividale scorciodal Pontedeliavolo, photo released into the public domain by its author, Sebi1

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Part two of this book is also available. Click here to go to Our Island Story part 2.

To hear this book, click play in the box below, or click on the chapter titles in this post.

Click here to view downloadable curriculum from CurrClick which could be used for a study of the Middle Ages. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

Jacques-Louis David,  Oath of the Horatii 1784

Our Island Story: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Stories of Albion and Brutus

Chapter 2: The Coming of the Romans

Chapter 3: The Romans Come Again

Caligula depositing the ashes of his mother and brother in the tomb of his ancestors

Chapter 4: How Caligula Conquered Britain

Chapter 5: The Story of a Warrior Queen

Chapter 6: The Last of the Romans

Chapter 7: The Story of St. Alban

OIS 1 Merlin reads his prophecies to King Vortigern by Cotton Claudius

Chapter 8: Vortigern and King Constans

Chapter 9: The Coming of Hengist and Horsa

Chapter 10: Hengist’s Treachery

OIS 1 Hengist of Kent by John Speed, 1611

Chapter 11: How the Giant’s Dance was Brought to Britain

Chapter 12: The Coming of Arthur

King Arthur Holy Grail Tapestry, The Arming and Departure of the Knights

Chapter 13: The Founding of the Round Table

Chapter 14: Gregory and the Pretty Children

Chapter 15: How King Alfred Learned to Read

Chapter 16: King Alfred in the Cowherd’s Cottage

Chapter 17: More About Alfred the Great

King Alfred (The Great)

Chapter 18: Ethelred the Unready

Chapter 19: How Edmund Ironside Fought for the Crown

Chapter 20: Canute and the Waves

Chapter 21: Edward the Confessor

Chapter 22: Harold

Chapter 23: The Battle of Stamford Bridge

Battle of Stamford bridge

Chapter 24: The Battle of Hastings

Chapter 25: William the Conqueror

Chapter 26: Death of the King

Chapter 27: William the Red

Chapter 28: The Story of the White Ship

Chapter 29: The Story of King Stephen

Chapter 30: Gilbert and Rohesia

Chapter 31: Thomas a Becket

Earliest known portrayal of Thomas Becket's murder in Canterbury Cathedral

Chapter 32: Conquest of Ireland

Chapter 33: Richard Coer de Lion

Chapter 34: How Blondel found the King

Chapter 35: Prince Arthur

John of England signs Magna Carta from Cassell's history of England

Chapter 36: The Great Charter

Chapter 37: Hubert de Burgh

Chapter 38: Simon de Montfort

Chapter 39: The Story of the Poisoned Dagger

Chapter 40: The Little War of Chalons

Chapter 41: The First Prince of Wales

The Trial of William Wallace at Westminster by Maclise

Chapter 42: The Hammer of the Scots

Chapter 43: Robert the Bruce and Bohun

Chapter 44: The Battle of Bannockburn

Chapter 45: The Battle of Sluys

Battle of Crecy

Chapter 46: The Battle of Crecy

Chapter 47: The Siege of Calais

The Siege of Calais

Chapter 48: The Battle of Poitiers

Chapter 49: Wat Tyler’s Rebellion

Death of Wat Tyler by Froissart

Chapter 50: How King Richard II Lost His Throne

Chapter 51: The Battle of Shrewsbury

Chapter 52: How Prince Hal was Sent to Prison

Chapter 53:  The Battle of Agincourt

Chapter 54: The Maid of Orleans

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Modern Kids, Vincent van Gogh. Portrait of Joseph Roulin. Arles, early 1889


courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Click here to see a CurrClick Lapbook project pack on Great Artists of the World. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

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Modern Kids: Nicholas Nixon, The Brown Sisters. 1975-2005.

The Museum of Modern Art did not include this work of art with the podcast, perhaps for copyright reasons. I’ve posted a link below the podcast where you can see the images.


courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

This link takes you to a gallery online where you can see 32 Brown Sisters images. You’ll see one picture with an orange dot beside it. Hovering over the dot will reveal more of the photos, and you can click on the one you want to enlarge

Note: Clicking the link for the Fraenkel Gallery will take you away from My Audio School. Kids, please get permission before leaving My Audio School.

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Modern Kids: Robert Smithson. Corner Mirror with Coral. 1969


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

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Modern Kids: James Turrell. A Frontal Passage. 1994


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

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Modern Kids: Richard Artschwager. Splatter Chair I. 1992


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

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Modern Kids: Waltercio Caldas. Mirror of Light. 1974


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

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Modern Kids: Jacob Lawrence. The Migration Series. 1940-41


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Modern Kids: Claes Oldenburg. Giant Soft Fan. 1966-67


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

Click here to see a downloadable curriculum resource from CurrClick about 20th Century Artists. Oldenburg is included in this study.

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Modern Kids: Tom Wesselmann. Still Life #30. 1963


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

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Modern Kids: Jackson Pollock. One: Number 31, 1950. 1950


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

a href=”http://www.currclick.com/product_info.php?products_id=25259&it=1&affiliate_id=XXXX”>Click here to see a downloadable curriculum resource from CurrClick about 20th Century Artists. Pollock is included in this study.

CurrClick Lapbook project pack on Great Artists of the World. These links will take you away from My Audio School.

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Modern Kids: Jean Dubuffet. The Magician. September 1954


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

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Modern Kids: Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory. 1931


courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

Click here to see a CurrClick Lapbook project pack on Great Artists of the World. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

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