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CPR: school success stories

Bethany Simpson, a heroic ten-year-old, has been in the news recently for saving her stepdad’s life by giving him cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) just weeks after learning it at school. 302 more words

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A Little Reminder… “Tell Me Again Why I Do This Job…”

I can’t tell you how many times I uttered this statement. I also can’t tell you how many times I heard one of my colleagues echo the same sentiments. 1,076 more words

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What do you know about Junior Achievement of Maine? Interim President Michelle Anderson tells us more about the organization that's preparing ME students for the real world

Interview by Kelly DiPietrantonio, Communications Manager

Junior Achievement (JA) of Maine has provided students with educational programs outside of the typical school curriculum for years. Today I interviewed JA Interim President Michelle Anderson about JA programs, volunteers, challenges, and her role within the organization. 2,709 more words


Tweeting, Posting and Uploading?!? Staying Connected and Educationally Relevant in a Rapidly Changing World

In exploring ideas for this month’s blog post, I couldn’t help but circle back to the topic of technology. It seems to have become essential to assisting (or invading some may say) with all facets of our daily lives. 1,546 more words

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Cultural and educational TV in French and German "arte"

For those of you who would like to improve or practice their hearing comprehension in French or German, but who do not like the usual low-quality programs of mainstream television and who prefer to watch educational programs and documentaries about culture, history, politics, geography, sciences and topics of current interest and good movies, the French-German cultural TV station “arte” might be interesting for you. 59 more words

Southeastern PA Green Industry Conference

My first big event as the new Horticulture Educator for Penn State Extension in Bucks County was to pull together the annual Southeastern PA Green Industry Conference… 529 more words