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Jan 20, 2017
Home visits a valuable tool for increasing parental involvement
Home visits a valuable tool for increasing parental involvement
Teachers often find themselves wondering why their efforts at organizing opportunities for parents to become more involved in classroom activities do not pan out. They send written reminders home with their students, make phone calls, email, and text. When their repeated attempts to communicate with parents are left unanswered, many teachers ...
Edutopia
First known photograph at Presidential Inauguration
The 1850s were a significant period of growth in the history of photography. The wet collodion process, which was invented ...
Time
Self defense classes for K - 12 students
Self defense classes for K - 12 students
Stewartville students are learning important skills that their instructors hope they'll never have to actually use. The district ...
KIMT
Freshman with Down syndrome, made his season debut
There isn't much room surrounding the Iowa Braille School pool; just a few feet on each side accompanied by a handful of ...
USA Today High School Sports
A New Principal - Again
A New Principal - Again
Nine times in twenty-eight years of teaching I've gone through the training of a new principal in my high school. Nine ...
Ed.gov
30 big tech predictions for 2017
Technology is disrupting nearly every part of our daily lives. Smartphones have allowed us to stay connected to each other ...
Business Insider
Got a Bear on Campus? Experts Say Pepper Spray Works Best
Got a Bear on Campus? Experts Say Pepper Spray Works Best
The Internet has been talking a lot about U.S. Department of Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos' comments that schools ...
Campus Safety Magazine
Winning coach in 84-2 rout calls game 'no win situation,' calls for change
Wendy Bartlett, the coach of Ranchview's (Irving, Texas) girls basketball team, explained on Twitter Wednesday how ...
USA Today High School Sports
What Your Relationship With Music Says About You
What Your Relationship With Music Says About You
"Ode to Joy" is a universally recognizable - and beloved - piece of symphonic music. But you might be surprised to learn it's ...
US News & World Report
How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a terrible night's sleep
We've all been there - tossing and turning all night, counting down the hours until we have to get up for work in the morning ...
Business Insider
Aaron Rodgers wishes more kids played multiple sports
Aaron Rodgers wishes more kids played multiple sports
Count Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers among those who is a proponent of kids playing multiple sports. Rodgers says ...
USA Today High School Sports
         
Cartoon
"If I can put everyone to sleep within the first 3 minutes, the rest of my presentation should go pretty well."
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Trivia
The MGM Lion was inspired by which school's mascot?
See the answer below.
What Year Was It?
Iran Hostage Crisis Ends
Iran Hostage Crisis Ends
Minutes after Ronald Reagan's inauguration as the 40th president of the United States, the 52 U.S. captives held at the U.S. embassy in Teheran, Iran, are released, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis.
The day was Jan 20. What year was it?
Quote of the Day
"True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own."
Nikos Kazantzakis
Trivia Answer
The MGM Lion was inspired by which school's mascot?
Answer: Columbia University
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