The Fight for Voting Rights

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“Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.” Susan B. Anthony In the late 1700s, the United States introduced the right to vote—but only to white male landowners. The article “Voting Rights: A Short History” provides a general overview of changes in voting rights over the decades and centuries since that … read more »


Red Ribbon Week Resources for Any Classroom

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Following the murder of Drug Enforcement Officer Enrique Camarena in 1985, communities began wearing red ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raising awareness of the devastation caused by drug use. The wearing of ribbons led to the implementation of Red Ribbon Week, which is now marking its 34th anniversary and takes place this … read more »


Women as Leaders: Eleanor Roosevelt Biography Project

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“I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.” Eleanor Roosevelt In his March 2021 newsletter, Vivek Gambhir shared eight crucial lessons we can learn from successful women leaders. Although the article focuses on women’s leadership during the pandemic, the lessons learned relate to women as leaders in … read more »


Lewis and Clark’s Discovery Expedition

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“Amazing the things you find when you bother to search for them.” Sacagawea Two hundred and fifteen years ago, on September 22, 1806, Lewis and Clark arrived in St Charles, MO—their last stop before reaching their final destination of St. Louis, ending the first recorded overland journey from the Mississippi River to the Pacific coast … read more »


Let’s Celebrate Positive Thinking Day

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“Sometimes, when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.” Unknown Are you an optimist or a pessimist? September 13 is Positive Thinking Day, an opportunity to reflect on sharing a positive attitude and positive thinking strategies in your classroom. According to this article from Very Well Mind, developing positive thinking skills … read more »