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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...
  • Guest blog: Balancing creativity with academic test preparation - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2010/11/24/guest-blog-balancing-creativity-with-academic-test-preparation.aspx

    We all know that we're educating our young people in an age of high stakes testing. We all know that different students learn in different ways. We all know that a good teacher fosters a balance between academics and creativity. Teacher effectiveness and school success are evaluated through the critical...