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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 … … 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 … … the last five years were the hottest ever recorded. Enroll in our free online course to learn how to communicate stories like this to your students.     … what’s happening with the four 2014 finalists for National Teacher of the Year. Chart your own professional development with our opportunities and resources.     … the most massive living … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week

11 Things We Learned This Week

This week, we learned … … school districts have gotten creative in announcing snow days. Find five fun ways to warm up on snow days!   … some good news! Central Mexico reported its first sighting of a black bear in more than 100 years! What is the species range of the black bear?   … how a music teacher’s project is sending students to … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week

11 Things We Learned This Week

This week, we learned … … good grades and a great work ethic only get you so far. Read of the week! How does our learning framework support lifelong learning?   … how self-compassion, not self-esteem, supports academic motivation. Learn how an archaeological site in Georgia hints at the evolution of compassion.   … why the U.S. Census starts in the most remote villages in … Continue reading 11 Things We Learned This Week