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Educators: the Unsung Heroes

With a cup of Tamayokucha tea, I write today about a topic that most high school students overlook: teachers. In the time of masters and apprenticeships, the bond between a teacher and his (yeah, sorry, no female teachers at that time) students was completely unique and individualized. 344 more words

Calling All Volunteers!

With our Volunteer Opportunities Workshop coming up tomorrow (Saturday, August 27, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Museum), we thought it’d be fun to do a quick round up of the posts we’ve had here on the blog about our amazing, incredible, priceless,  181 more words

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Young children, teens and even adults may be disturbed by images and stories of people getting hurt in the media or on TV. Here are some tips on how to handle this issue. 11 more words

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More than just homework: using data to take learning beyond school hours

When most people think of learning outside of the classroom, they think of homework. They think of the time spent struggling to solve a certain math problem or having to read a certain number of chapters a night. 394 more words

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Gaylord Opryland provides new opportunities to McGavock cluster middle schools

How early is too early to start preparing for college?

By the time students start to think about college, it might be too late to build up their resume. 196 more words

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How to Become a Chocolate Maker: LetterPress Chocolate

What happens when your wife doesn’t like chocolate? You make a chocolate she will love.  Throw in discovering wine (thanks to some enthusiastic friends) while living near Napa Valley (where you learn about… 451 more words

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MAITC seeking next Agricultural Teacher of the Year

Each year, Maine Agriculture in the Classroom recognizes an outstanding Maine elementary or secondary school teacher who uses agricultural education materials and/or activities in the classroom to teach core subjects. 98 more words

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