(C) 2020, JJ Shaun “I had become increasingly concerned in recent years about the lack of civics education in our nation's schools. In recent years, the schools have stopped teaching it. And it's unfortunate.”~Sandra Day O'Connor On this day in 1981, President Ronald Reagan announced that American attorney, politician, and jurist Sandra Day O’Connor was … Continue reading Trivia: Sandra Day O’Connor
(C) EducatorClips.com I have considered going back to university to get my master’s degree in creative writing. Watching the shenanigans in the Dept of Education, not to mention the cost of college these days, has turned it into a pipe dream. That’s if I go the traditional route. Then again, I always have YouTube as … Continue reading The Cost of Education
"Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves."~Horace Mann Horace Mann, American education reformer and politician, was born on this day in 1796.
(C) National Day Calendar National Kindergarten Day is observed on the birthday of Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel, a German educator. Fröbel realized that children had unique learning needs, and coined the word “kindergarten” as a place to grow and nurture our youngest citizens. Formerly called “infant schools,” the word “kindergarten”, or “garden of children” in … Continue reading Trivia: National Kindergarten Day