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  • National Geographic Map Brings Social Studies to Life - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/06/01/national-geographic-map-brings-social-studies-to-life.aspx

    Getting kids interested in social studies can be a project. As I remember it, in grade school, social studies came right after lunch, which meant that I was more interested in putting my head on my desk than in learning what the indigenous peoples of remote Fiji liked to eat. Followed by a film strip...
  • Change the World - Vote for Your Favorite Imagine Cup Team - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/06/08/vote-for-your-favorite.aspx

    CLICK HERE to vote for the team you believe best uses technology to solve the world's toughest problems. Students around the world are combining brain power, teamwork and technology to solve the world’s toughest problems at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup. Today you have a chance to vote for the...
  • For Mr. Hines - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/10/05/for-mr-hines.aspx

    When I was in high school, I had an incredible history teacher named Mr. Hines. Mr. Hines created magic in his classroom – when we were studying the War of 1812, he didn’t say a word the entire class. Instead, he just played the Overture of 1812 , and drew the events of the war on the chalkboard...
  • Meet Teacher Sally High - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/10/01/meet-teacher-sally-high.aspx

    The new school year has begun. For the sixth consecutive year, my small rural junior high school has earned high achievement and high growth ratings in Colorado’s standardized assessments. Interestingly, this welcome news isn’t dominating the collaborative conversations among my fellow faculty...