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Harriet Tubman's Image Selected...

In the News: (4/20/16)  Goodbye, President Andrew Jackson. Jackson is going to be replaced on the United States twenty dollar by Harriet Tubman. The selection of Tubman, abolitionist and known for her amazing work of bringing slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, was made this week by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. It will be the first woman's image to be on paper currency...

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The Global Search for Education: In...

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EARTH DAY FUN FACTS! Interactive...

 

Planet Earth: Fun Facts

 

 

Did You Know?

 

 

1. It takes about 500 years for plastic to decompose.

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There’s No Playing Around When It Comes...

School has never been one of my son’s favorite activities. Even in kindergarten, he quickly determined there were other places and other things he would rather do. Then, he’d choose an afternoon of intense Lego-ing over a half-day of classroom reading and group activities.

Now in the fourth grade, he can spend hours watching videos so he can teach himself how to code to improve his experience with Minecraft. This is the same boy who will spend an hour and a half protesting the demand...

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Shakespeare Freebie: Interactive...

The 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare is April 23, 2016!
This reading passage, Did You Know?, and the related questions might be a great Interactive Notebook Activity for this time of year. It would also be a good activity if you are studying the famous English writer.

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National Library Day/Library of...



National Library Day is April 15 and Library of Congress Day is April 24th

Amazing Book Facts:
Did You Know?

1. Did you know that the Chinese invented paper around 105 AD? Before this, people wrote on parchment (animal skin) to create books.

2. Each second, 57 books are sold. Someone figured that in one day, you’d need 78 miles of book shelving to store that amount of books.

3. Each year, the main library at Indiana...

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Finding True Value in Necessary Student...

When one launches into a conversation on the topic of “student research,” the discussion invariably turns negative. Whether it is diving down the rabbit hole of high-stakes testing or driving off the cliff of data security and use concerns, it can be a challenge to take a substantive look at the value and positive impact of student data.

It doesn’t have to be this way, nor should it. Groups like the Data Quality Campaign do yeoman’s...

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