I try to incorporate as much technology into my lesson plans as possible. I thought I would let students make a QR voice Valentine card. Most students know someone who has a Smartphone. I don't have one, but my teaching buddy does. I will borrow hers to show students how cool it is. This is really simple. Visit the QR Voice website and have students type in a message; such as, "I love you, Mom," (It can't be more than 100 characters.) They will need to use the scroll bar to re-size. I…
Fun Cartoon on Dr.Martin Luther King Jr for Kids! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Bio: Black History Month
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Taofick Okoya was dismayed when he could not find a black doll for his niece. The 43yo spotted a gap in the market and, with little competition from foreign firms such as the maker of Barbie, he set up his own business. The dolls represent Nigeria’s three largest Ethnic Groups; Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba so far. 7 years on, Okoya sells between 6,000 and 9,000 of his Queens of Africa and Naija Princesses a month.
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#commoncore The Patchwork Path, by Bettye Stroud. Now that Hannah’s papa has decided to make the run for freedom, her patchwork quilt is not just a precious memento of Mama - it’s a series of hidden clues that will guide them along the Underground Railroad to Canada. A fictionalized account of a fascinating oral history, THE PATCHWORK PATH tells the story of a two of the thousands who escaped a life of slavery and made the dangerous journey to freedom. ISBN 9780763635190 Ages 5-8, GRL R