I grew up in a house built in 1812, and there was one room in the basement that my grandmother believed had been a stop on the Underground Railroad.
High-speed Internet access in schools is becoming more and more of a necessity. The wealth of educational resources found online is staggering, and students who don't have access to these resources could find themselves at a disadvantage as they continue with their academic career and beyond.
Mention the name “Shakespeare” to a bunch of middle schoolers and you’ll get a variety of reactions. Groans are sure to be included. How do you get students to move past the idea that Shakespeare is boring so they can open up to the idea of discovering the wealth of pure entertainment in his plays?
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What impact does Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech have today? Is it still relevant? Is it, perhaps, more relevant than ever?