Native Knowledge 360° Education Initiative

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On June 2, 1924, Congress enacted the Indian Citizenship Act, which granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the U.S. Although this act provided Native Americans with many rights of citizenship, individual state laws determined voting rights. Until 1957, some states barred Native Americans from voting, and it wasn’t until the passage of the Civil … read more »


Universal Human Rights Month

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“Empathy is intuitive, but is also something you can work on, intellectually.” Tim Minchin December is Universal Human Rights Month, a time where people worldwide are encouraged to stand up for fundamental rights and freedoms for all humans, and exercise empathy for others. This month also features Universal Human Rights Day on December 10, the … read more »


Three Powerful Resources for Using Poetry in the Classroom

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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. Robert Frost Next month is National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry and poets in the United States. Also, March 26 marks the anniversary of the birth of Robert Frost, the well-known American Poet Laureate over 100 years ago. As … read more »


Game Play with Baamboozle

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The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn. Maria Montessori Many teachers are familiar with Maria Montessori and the Montessori Method. As an early pioneer in education research, she observed children from around the world and developed theories and understandings on how children learn. Through these … read more »