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Feb 18, 2019
Presidents’ Day. Why Not Celebrate First Ladies Too?
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While Americans celebrate Presidents' Day on Monday, honoring the achievements of George Washington and his fellow leaders, it's also worthwhile, as Abigail Adams once put it, to remember the (First) Ladies. Regardless of their political affiliation, America’s First Ladies have shared a common bond and experience that stretches back to the dawn of the nation’s history, when Martha Washington ...
Time
For the Love of Leadership
For the love of leadership, why else? Leadership is one of those things that you know when you see it. More to the point, leadership is one of those ...
Thin Difference
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Data Analysis Reveals Keys to Student Success
Trilogy Education partners with universities around the world to offer fast-paced certificate programs in high-demand fields including web ...
The Hechinger Report
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Art Education Improves Students' Academic, Social Development, Study Finds
A new study from the Houston Education Research Consortium - a partnership between Rice University and Houston-area schools - has found an initiative ...
Education DIVE
9 Top YouTube Channels to Boost Classroom Lessons
Video can be a powerful tool for classroom learning, and it's safe to say that teachers have never had more videos at their fingertips than they do ...
eSchool News
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Using 'Moments of Truth' to Transform a Campus
In her third video column, Tara Brown shares the story of how a major airline initiated impactful changes to transform its company culture, which ...
edCircuit
I Have My Students Create “Fakebook” Profiles for Historical Figures
I love to engage my middle school students by incorporating one of their favorite things: social media. And one of their all-time favorites is the ...
We Are Teachers
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Snapshot of Technology in the Classroom in 2019
As K–12 educators prepare students for a world where change happens at a rapid pace, they use multiple tools to communicate lessons. More often ...
EdTech
5 Ways Agricultural Education and FFA Shape Students’ Futures
Agricultural education and FFA have long been essential parts of our nation's career and technical education system. It's only fitting during National ...
HOMEROOM
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The 'Transformative Power' of Reaching Children Before Kindergarten
Mothers dropping off their children at one of Public Prep's elementary campuses - in either the Bronx, New York, or the Lower East Side of Manhattan ...
Education DIVE
Where Has The Joy Of Learning Gone?
We know that for most children kindergarten is something anticipated with awe and enthusiasm - especially when one or more older siblings are ...
TeachThought
Trivia
Who wrote an ancient Chinese military treatise known as "The Art of War"?
See the answer below.
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Why Asian Students Outpace their Western Peers
Actually they only keep certain students in class in the ...
Tim Click, Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School, Point Pleasant, WV
What Year Was It?
Twain Publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
What Year
Mark Twain publishes his famous - and famously controversial - novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The day was Feb 18. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
Mahatma Gandhi
Trivia Answer
Who wrote an ancient Chinese military treatise known as "The Art of War"?
Answer: Sun Tzu
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"Today in school we learned about the three main branches of government: lobbyists, fund-raisers and media."
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