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Use the 2012 London Olympics to Teach English and Math

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 27, 2012 - 11:20am

The London Olympics are underway and the games offer several teachable moments. Not just the standard history lesson on ancient Greece or the games themselves, but in English and Math . Here is a list of several that...

Earth Day in the Classroom

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, April 19, 2013 - 8:34am

Earth Day is Monday April 22. It’s a day for everyone to focus on the environment, conservation and clearing up pollution. There are many ways lessons from Earth Day can be incorporated in the classroom and those...

Government Shutdown Explainers for Students

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 5:49am

When the federal government shuts down, how is the average person affected? In many more ways than people may expect. For example, the federal government runs the national parks. Due to the shutdown, the parks will be...

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Let the Games Begin! The Educational Value of the Winter Olympics

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 5:23am

Tomorrow people will be glued to their televisions, laptops, tablets and cellphones to watch the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympic Games. Let the games begin, as the saying goes! I encourage teachers to encourage...

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