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Teacher Feature: Four Year Old Classroom Explores Don Quixote

It’s Teacher Feature Thursday!

This week we are featuring Emma Cowan-Young and Carrie Heflin. Their four year old classroom was learning about Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes and decided to spend a day talking about the royal court. 707 more words

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Teacher Feature: Three Year Old Classroom Explores The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

It’s Teacher Feature Thursday!

This week we are featuring Tina Brimo. Her three year old classroom was learning about super heroes before heading into a unit on art. 768 more words

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Saturday Reader: The Oldest Known Human Fossil Discovered

Scientists working in Ethiopia say they’ve found the earliest known fossil on the ancestral line that led to humans.

The discovery centers around part of a lower jaw with several teeth believed to be about 2.8 million years old. 782 more words

Teacher Feature: Preschoolers Explore Calder

It’s Teacher Feature Thursday!

This week we are featuring Justin Pyles. Justin is our Art Enrichment Educator who works with all of our classrooms. Based on the interests of the preschool children he decided to spend some time teaching them about Calder. 507 more words

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Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in golden statue of sitting Buddha

(CNN) — A golden statue of a sitting Buddha, smuggled from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands, revealed an extraordinary secret — a 1,000-year-old mummified monk. 283 more words

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Teacher Feature: Kindergartners Explore Insects

It’s Teacher Feature Thursday!

This week we are featuring Cathryn Kis. Her kindergarten class was learning about insects and decided to spend a day learning about mosquitoes. 848 more words

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Natural History Museum Instameet

(Photos in this post are mine unless otherwise indicated.)

I was selected to attend my very first Instameet today at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History… 894 more words

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