Listen to this video to learn about the habits of original thinkers. Very surprising!
Read on Justin Tarte’s blog, an interesting list of ten things studens want educators to know.
State officials in Michigan approved a new emergency plan to rescue Detroit public schools from its crushing debt, most of which was accumulated since the state took control of the district. The Detroit Free Press reports: Michigan’s Emergency Loan Board on Monday approved measures to implement a $617-million financial rescue and restructuring plan for Detroit’s […]
We’re developing teaching resources about key historical events and how records shed light on the Government’s actions.
As people working in the information industry, the ‘digital divide’ is an important issue that many of you will be aware of. The concept refers to the gap between those with opportunities to access information and communications technologies (ICTs), such as the internet, and those without such access (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). While…
Jeff Bryant writes here about Little Rock, Arkansas. Little Rock was the scene of one of the crucial battles in the movement to integrate public education after the Brown decision of 1954. When city and state officials refused to integrate Central High School, President Dwight D. Eisenhower federalized the National Guard and sent in 1,000 […]
The wonderful Smithsonian has established a Learning Lab for educators and students. Free sign up! Check out this wonderful resource by clicking on this link: https://learninglab.si.edu/