Heart * Today’s Health Lesson

Heart  * Today’s Health Lesson

The heart is a muscular organ in humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, as well as assists in the removal of metabolic wastes. In humans, the heart is located between the lungs, in the middle compartment of the [...]

Braille

Braille

Welcome to Thursday ! Did you know that January is Braille month ? Read on What is Braille? Braille is a system of touch reading and writing for blind persons in which raised dots represent the letters of the alphabet.  It also contains equivalents for punctuation marks and provides symbols to show letter groupings. Braille [...]

Tuesday’s History Lesson

Tuesday’s History Lesson

Today is all about the Gettysburg Address : The Gettysburg Address is a speech that U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered during the American Civil War at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863 Facts you might not know: Lincoln wasn't the keynote speaker. Edward Everett was considered [...]

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. All across the country, communities will be making efforts to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, and signs. Dyslexia is one of the most common language-based learning disabilities. What can we do to help ? Talk about it -get diagnosed and find answers, . Some facts : It is estimated that 1 in [...]

Tuesday class * Christopher Columbus

Tuesday class * Christopher Columbus

Hello friends ! Today I am a day late celebrating Columbus Day - Christopher Columbus is the explorer who is credited for discovering America. Of course, there were already people living in America at the time who we call Native Americans. There even was a European, Leif Ericsson, who had been to the Americas before. However, [...]

Schooling in the Digital World

Schooling in the Digital World

Welcome to my Tuesday ! I post about school,kids and our local Library I volunteer at. Today's Bell Ringer ? School in the digital world. . Has it changed the way you teach ? Yes or No? How much does it impact you? Technology :  C ynic would say that technology has done nothing to change education. However, [...]

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 [...]