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Hiding in Plain Sight - Finding Math Everywhere

Students often struggle against learning new concepts because they don't understand how what they are being taught will be useful. Sometimes all that's needed to encourage students to see the…

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What's Cooking?

Sharing meals and food can be a big part of our lives. Kitchens are often the busiest and most social rooms in our homes. Many stories are written about food-related traditions and experiences. 

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Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution

Earth Day is Sunday, the 22nd of April. This year’s focus is on changing behaviors about plastics. Organizers of the Earth Day campaign explain:

“From poisoning and injuring marine life to…

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St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, celebrated around the globe as a cultural and religious holiday. Here are some festive ideas to help support your curriculum, keep your leprechauns out of mischief,…

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Xin Nian Kuai Le! (Happy New Year!)

Though we just celebrated the New Year less than two months ago, people around the world are preparing for another new year celebration. The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival and…

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The Irresistible Power of Storytelling

During Super Bowl XLVIII (2014), Budweiser introduced its now famous "Puppy Love" commercial. If you don't remember the commercial, it tells the story of a young lab puppy who manages to befriend…

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