“… How beautiful it is to be alive
so that even in our most lumbered days
we might meet each other, hands open,
and steady the other, walking home.”
~ Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, from the poem Reconciliation
Poem chosen by Claudia Cummins at the First Sip blog
Photo by Till Achinger
The Library of Congress consistently delivers high-quality and timely content for classroom and homeschool use. The resource spotlight of this blog post encourages conversations with students on their personal spending. The authentic, primary resource “hook” are receipts with history references. Among the most interesting are a 1861 receipt showing President Lincoln’s monetary gift contribution to a monument in honor of the early Plymouth Rock settlers.
Click to follow this link: https://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2019/04/starting-conversations-with-students-about-personal-spending-investing-and-stewardship-with-historical-receipts/?
Click to read additional posts from this blog about the Library of Congress: http://4oops.edublogs.org/tag/library-of-congress/
The natural habitat for a child is the creative world… being outside, making shapes out of clouds, having fun, throwing a ball against the wall. It’s not about sitting in front of a screen.
~Tom Kersting, author of the book, Disconnected: How to Reconnect Our Digitally Distracted Kids
photo by Helen Teague
Kersting, T. (2016). Disconnected: How to Reconnect Our Digitally Distracted Kids. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: Scott’s Valley, CA.
More Weekend Ed. Quotes
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April 10, 2019- 4:00pm -5:00pm EDT
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