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11 Things We Learned This Week

This week, we learned … … teachers work more unpaid overtime than anyone else. Tell us something we don’t know! Check out our professional development opportunities to help alleviate unpaid OT.   … the Cook Islands may literally redefine themselves. Where are the Cook Islands? Use our downloadable 1-Page Map to find these Pacific archipelagoes.   … Scandinavian Americans are tiring of lutefisk, but African … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week

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11 Things We Learned This Week

This week, we learned … … why white school districts have so much more money. How does the Census help inform to how schools are funded?   … climate change might make some clouds extinct. That’s right, clouds. What do clouds have to do with weather and climate?   … creatures in the deepest, darkest part of the ocean are eating plastic. How is plastic … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week

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11 Things We Learned This Week

This week, we learned … … an icy superhighway once carried glaciers from Namibia to Brazil. How did they drift apart?   … the Delta teacher shortage has reached crisis levels. What are trends that contribute to teacher shortages? How is National Geographic working to address them?   … for years, buckets full of uranium ore sat in a museum building at Grand Canyon National … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week

11 Things We Learned This Week

This week, we learned … … there really is a black panther in Africa. What are black panthers? Who are Black Panthers? Who is Black Panther?   … three tests the Green New Deal must pass in order to work. How can policymakers—and your own students—make informed environmental decisions? Use our lesson to find out.   … to encourage girls to enter STEM fields, we … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week

Five Fresh Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Once again it is that time of year when hearts, flowers, poetry, cozy romantic atmospheres, and all things red and pink are sought by individuals and couples alike in an effort to express and impress. Have you ever wondered if there was a better—or at least different—way to go about this whole “celebration of love” idea? I admit the thought crossed my mind a time … Continue reading Five Fresh Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day