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April Fool's Day: A Great...

Download this April Fool's Day FREEBIE to start the discussion with several “news” stories.

Seems that the phrase fake news is being used a lot these days but just what is fake news and how can student learn to determine fact from fiction?

Fake news is defined as news that is intentionally...

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The Global Search for Education: Meet...

“It is not simply enough to pour money into our schools: that money must be demonstrably and successfully put to improving education, including literacy and numeracy standards.” — Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard was sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Australia on June 24, 2010, and served in that office...

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Women's History Month: Interactive...

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"Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
—Eleanor Roosevelt  

In 1978, a school district in California, organized a “Women’s History Week.” By 1981, Congress...

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The Global Search for Education: A New...

“It’s easier to create a statistically valid test for content or for content-related mental processes, whereas it is difficult to measure something like critical thinking, and very difficult to measure something like courage. In short, there is too much focus on Knowledge.” — Charles Fadel

Charles Fadel...

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Are All Students Doing the Same Thing...

Differentiation remains a challenge with preservice teachers I work with, and more experienced educators as well. Planning to meet the needs of diverse learners of varying abilities, possessing the strategies to make that happen, and finding the time to put it all together is certainly a formidable task. Many lesson plan templates include sections to address accommodations and differentiation, but I’d like to suggest another tool—a simple checklist that gets you to consider how your lessons...

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Ireland and St. Patrick's Day: An...

Click here for this free interactive notebook activity.

  1. The National Leprechaun Museum in Dublin, Ireland, is dedicated to the folklore and mythology of Ireland.
  2. In Irish folklore, there are only male leprechauns. Leprechauns are...

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The Iditarod is Coming! (The Last Great...

The Iditarod, held in the state of Alaska, begins this coming weekend! (March 4th)

Fun Facts to Share with Students!

  1. Danish explorer Vitus Bering was the first European to discover Alaska. The year was 1741.
  2. A lamp is lit at the beginning of the Iditarod race and isn’t extinguished until the...

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Around the World in 30 Days: February...

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report

This month in The Global Search for Education, I had the pleasure of interviewing both the Minister of Education and Culture for Finland, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, and President of the National Center on Education and the Economy...

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The Global Search for Education: Dear...

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the needs of people in both developed and developing countries, emphasizing that no one should be left behind. Protecting the Planet is one of the major focuses of these goals.

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World Book Day is Coming! Amazing Book...

World Book Day!
Click here for the Free Interactive Notebook Activity on Amazing Book Facts!

Amazing Book Facts: Did You Know?

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

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April Fool's Day: A Great...

Download this April Fool's Day FREEBIE to start the discussion with several “news” stories.

Seems that the phrase fake news is being used a lot these days but just what is fake news and how can student learn to determine fact from fiction?

Fake news is defined as news that is intentionally...

Pages