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Many Ways to Make a Whole | Everyday Learning

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As children become aware of their own wants and needs and that of others, they develop an idea of fairness.

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Resources to Honor the Life of Poet Maya Angelou

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On May 28, 2014, Renaissance woman and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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Using Oral History to Understand Segregation

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Why is oral history important to remembering and learning from the past? How can hearing the stories of individuals help us better understand the experience and effects of segregation?

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Colonial Williamsburg | Electronic Field Trips 2015 - 2016

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Watch October 2015 - April 2016 at 10am on WMHT TV | The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is proud to announce its next generation of Electronic Field Trip programming!

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Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations

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Since bees provide vital benefits to people, including crop pollination, and products such as honey and beeswax, the loss of bee colonies through colony collapse disorder (CCD) is a serious concern.

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A Vanishing Island | Global Oneness Project

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Climate change drastically impacts coastal areas, the effects of which include rising sea levels, stronger storms, and coastal erosion.

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Rebel: Loreta Velazquez Civil War Soldier and Spy

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Students will also explore the motivations that led women like Velazquez to become soldiers, spies, and strategists during the American Civil War, how women’s roles changed during that period, and why women’s participation was an important aspect of our history.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin | The Abolitionists

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Author Harriet Beecher Stowe had a tremendous impact on northern attitudes toward ending slavery. Her book “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” published in 1852, became a sensation in part because it humanized slaves and focused on her readers’ emotions.

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Transformative Teachers

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How do you cultivate empathy, gratitude, forgiveness and self-acceptance in the classroom?

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