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As a former teacher in the public-school system, there was never enough time to get to some of the wonderful topics we want to share with our children. Whether it's a new science discovery, an important current event, or an extension to just what happened yesterday, we as teachers, strive to incorporate any new content into our lessons. This is where awareness, empowerment, and critical thinking can inspire student learning, from preschool to high school.
To quote Vanessa Bullwinkle, D...
Did you know that February is National Bird-Feeding Month? It was started on February 23, 1994 by former U.S. Congressman John Porter. Porter said it best in his address to Congress, when asking for recognition for National Bird-Feeding month:
Backyard bird feeding is an entertaining, educational, and inexpensive pastime enjoyed by children and adults. Bird feeding provides a needed break from today's frantic lifestyles. Adults enjoy the relaxation and ...
"We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers". ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, Oslo, Norway, 1964.
Monday marked the 21st year that organizations in Summit have come together to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday by holding activities designed to honor his legacy. A Day of Justice, Equality and Service to Others, orga...