The health of the American Public school system is under debate in many different arenas: political, financial, social, ideological, and now, technological. At the root of these debates is our collective recognition or understanding confirmed by the author Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens):
"We believe that out of the public school grows the greatness of a nation."…
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Want to school your kids in some science and sociology? Why not go old school? Some of the educational shows that you grew up on are still just as excellent — and relevant — as they were back in the day.
Here are 10 educational programs from decades past, that are still totally worth watching today
Quest Atlantis -- For elementary teachers, another way to reach kids using a research based approach of questing in a world of science, math, art, literacy, ecological concerns, and social justice - Quest Atlantis. I used it in my grade 4 classroom for 3 years as a part of my general project based approach. It is way more than a program installed on computers, it is a teacher facilitated, worldwide venue for global awareness and learning. Comes at no charge as it is a research project via…Continue
Mankind Connected: A Global Teach In
Thursday, November 8th, at 12pm EST/9am PST
We have diverse cultures, varied traditions and we speak
many languages, yet across the globe people share two things in common: our past
and our future.
HISTORY® invites young people across the world to join us
for MANKIND CONNECTED: A Global Teach…
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