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What Became of the Mayflower? Reading...

Perhaps you will find this resource of interest to use with your students during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Ever wonder what became of the Mayflower? The ship sailed with 102 Pilgrims over the Atlantic to North America, in 1620. If you are expecting to find it docked to some pier, or in a museum, you’d be wrong.  That’s because the Mayflower most likely ended up as scrap...

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Amazing Turkey Facts to Share with...

November is Thanksgiving time and most of us will be celebrating with a turkey dinner. Did you know that the Native American Indians were raising turkey as far back as 1000 A.D. ? Did you know that the Aztecs, of Mexico, were raising turkeys even earlier, about 200 B.C...

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Pilgrim Factoids: Possible Interactive...

 
 
1. Over the years, many people took samples...

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Simple Holiday Classroom Crafts for...

 

A LITTLE CHRISTMAS CRAFT WISDOM...

cheap classroom crafts for christmas

I’m going to share a secret that took me way too long to learn… are you ready? Parents don’t care what the craft is as long as they can tell their kiddo made it. I used to spend so much time trying to come up with these elaborate, fancy crafts. I often spent WAY too much money, felt super stressed, and then never...

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The Politics of Teaching

Virtually never addressed, this topic influences every aspect of one’s teaching career.

Office politics, or as I call it, the politics of teaching.

Politics exist in schools across the country, however, aspiring teachers learn nothing directly of this matter in classrooms or internship experiences. Perhaps their education of the political dynamics of education start occurring through observation and osmosis. For instance, they might see the dynamic of their mentor teacher and...

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Geography Awareness Week - Activities...


  1. A fun way to show our  Globally Interdependent World: ...

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Diwali Starts November 6th!

 
This year, 2018, Diwali or Deepavali, begins on November 6th and lasts for 5 days.
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The Global Search For Education –...

Why do teachers become teachers in the first place? Research indicates it’s for a number of reasons, including the variety the job offers, love of their subject or a great experience in their own schooling that inspired them to make a difference in the lives of others. Research also indicates that to improve the...

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King Tut Day is November 4th. Are You...

King Tut Day, yes there really is such a day on the calendar, is celebrated every November 4th. It was on November...

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The Global Search for Education: Small...

“Technical skills alone are not sufficient for students to flourish in today’s world and in the future – a strong foundation of crucial life skills is necessary for students to continuously learn and adapt throughout the course of their lives.” — Donella Rapier

For the third year running, BRAC (the world’s largest NGO founded in 1972) has...

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