Category Archives: Elementary

Maria Montessori: The Answer to the Education Problem 100 Years Later

“Our children are noticeably different from those others who have grown up within the grey walls of the common schools.  Our little pupils have the serene and happy aspect and the frank and open friendliness of the person who feels … Continue reading

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Friendship 9: When History Happens in Your Own Backyard

“We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history” Judge John C Hays III ,  January 2015 When we talk about civil rights we all know about Martin Luther King, Jr and Rosa Parks . But what about W.T. “Dub” … Continue reading

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Favorite Resources for President’s Day

In February this country celebrates President’s Day, along with George Washington’s and Abe Lincoln’s birthday.  I thought I would pause and share a few of our favorite president books and resources along with some project ideas we have tried or … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs in Motion: Must See Exhibit For Science and Artist Lovers!

Dinosaurs in Motion is an innovative display of life -sized dinosaurs and other creatures made out of recycled metal. This interactive display by North Carolina artist John Payne is sure to to inspire and ignite scientific exploration in kids of … Continue reading

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