Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

We are celebrating Nurses Week ! with a look at Florence Nightingale : Tuesday's lesson is perfect for history and science class : National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale : e, OM, RRC, DStJ [...]

April is Poetry Month *

April is Poetry Month *

We are ending April with Poetry! Since April is National Poetry month Tuesday lesson is teaching Poetry to kids : What are the goals of National Poetry Month? The goals of National Poetry Month are to: highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poetsencourage the reading of poemsassist teachers in bringing poetry into their classroomsincrease the attention [...]

Hans Christian Anderson * Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Anderson * Little Mermaid

Happy International Children Book Day ! and Hans Christian Anderson birthday ! ( van harte gefeliciteerd) Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children: his stories express themes that transcend age [...]

Tolkien Reading Day !

Tolkien Reading Day !

2019 the theme is Tolkien and the Mysterious. https://www.facebook.com/events/2210567592492079 Tolkien Reading Day is held on the 25th of March each year. It has been organised by the Tolkien Society since 2003 to encourage fans to celebrate and promote the life and works of J.R.R. ... We particularly encourage schools, museums and libraries to host their own Tolkien Reading Day events. J.R.R. Tolkien, who was born in South Africa in 1892 and eventually [...]

Beware the Ides of March

Beware the Ides of March

The Ides of March (/aɪdz/; Latin: Idus Martiae, Late Latin: Idus Martii) is a day on the Roman calendar that corresponds to 15 March. ... In 44 BC, it became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar which made the Ides of March a turning point in Roman history. The Romans considered the Ides of March as a deadline [...]

Celebrating Apples* Johnny Appleseed

Celebrating Apples* Johnny Appleseed

Happy Tuesday Everyone : It's Time to Ring the School Bell ! For many years we home school( 7 years) and now with my son in college I still work with our school organization . Helping parents and kids explore the Fun side of Education. Yesterday was Johnny Appleseed Day ! So I am sharing [...]

Happy Birthday ! Martin Luther King Jr

Good Morning Everyone ! Its another Tuesday morning in January - so what's going on in my worlds : Well today we celebrate : Martin Luther King Jr : Birthday January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist  minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement [...]