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John Brown: Angel or Murderer

TASK 1: If you had to choose only one, would you say John Brown was “an angel or light” or “a traitor and murder”? Based on the primary sources we discussed in class, explain why. 27 more words

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Use Brown University’s Choices Program to Engage Students

Do you struggle to use textbooks as an effective educational tool? If you do, I want you to think about your students. Imagine you are a teenager. 684 more words

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Dictators are narcissistic, greedy megalomaniacs. And that´s a good thing: Impervious to other opinion or advice, misguided by their delusion of grandeur, they will start making wrong decisions and will ultimately bring down their empire and cause their own fall. 68 more words


Call for Entries for 2015 LegacyQuest International Film and Video Festival for Tweens

Letter of Intent Deadline- December 12, 2014 Final Entry Submission Deadline- February 27, 2015

View our invitational video below and scroll down for details about the festival and how your students can get involved! 472 more words


Sharing Our Me Bags

Yesterday and today, we got to know a little bit more about each one in our class.  We shared our Me Bags with the class and in small groups.   183 more words

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Teresa Hsu许哲: An Inspirational Video for discussion

This stimulus video may be of interest to teachers teaching languages and social studies, for the class to discuss on charity work and selfless giving. Teresa Hsu continued to help the needy at the age of 113 and has inspired many with the strength of her character and the kindness of her heart. 44 more words

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My First Portfolio Day

Harried and running on little sleep after two weeks of marathon reading and checking, I crammed the arrangement of my students’ work for our school’s portfolio day. 247 more words

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