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Multicultural Project for the Gifted:...

When discussing perspective, I like to use the old tale about the blind men and the elephant.  Essentially, the blind men learn that an elephant has been brought to the village.  The men have no concept of an elephant but want to touch it. As each man touches a different part of the elephant, they each provide a different description. For instance, one thinks it’s a...

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April Fool's Day is Coming:...

"The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year."- American humorist Mark Twain

APRIL FOOL’S DAY
    
    All Fools’ Day as April 1st was once called, is a custom that came to the...

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The Global Search for Education: Ideas...

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National Week of the Ocean is Coming!...

Exploring the Ocean Blue:
National Week of the Oceans is March 29-April 4, 2015
Share these fun facts with your students!

Coral has been used to...

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Bring Out the Creative Genius in Your...

Artist Salvador Dali conceived a method for waking himself up right at the moment he fell asleep. Composer Igor Stravinsky stood on his head in the mornings while Beethoven favored long walks. Society’s highly creative thinkers have unique and unusual ways of keeping focused and innovative, proving there is no single path to creative genius.

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Being Global – A Global Competence...

 

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Teacher Copyrights and Copy Wrongs:...

As a busy teacher who imparts a sense of assignment and teacher immediacy, you likely include many...

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STEM Ed (and Teacher Prep) for a New...

For years, the United States has experienced a shift from a national, analog, industrial economy to a global, digital, information economy. All of our social institutions—education, finance, government, media, and health—were created for the former. But we live in the latter, in a society...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“Even high-achieving girls, are less confident in their abilities in mathematics and science, and more anxious towards mathematics. As such, they are less apt to want to pursue further education in these subjects or to pursue a career in mathematics or science-related fields.”

-- Francesca Borgonovi/Marilyn Achiron 

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Group Wants to Replace Image on Twenty...

Group Hopes to Change the Face on a Twenty Dollar Bill

Use the news to develop short activities for the beginning of the class or if there is time at the end of a class.

Possible Bell Ringer Activity I'd like to Share.


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Multicultural Project for the Gifted:...

When discussing perspective, I like to use the old tale about the blind men and the elephant.  Essentially, the blind men learn that an elephant has been brought to the village.  The men have no concept of an elephant but want to touch it. As each man touches a different part of the elephant, they each provide a different description. For instance, one thinks it’s a...

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