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From Wakanda With Love – Urban Education Mixtape – Education Article

There has been much fanfare surrounding the latest Marvel comic, turned movie Black Panther. Black people across the diaspora are excited about this movie, what it means and what it represents. Black Panther proves that an all-Black cast with a Black director can put together a quality film from head to toe, that can be a major winner at the box office – the movie is staring down $1 billion at the box office worldwide. This movie has something for…

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Yesterday was National Wildlife Day, created in… – Education Article

Yesterday was National Wildlife Day, created in 2005 and carried forward in the memory of animal lover and conservationist Steve Irwin. Irwin sought to educate the public, especially children, about conservation and endangered animals. FFT Fellow Leane Mortell and her fellowship in South Africa perpetuates his dream. Queen of the Jungle Leanne Mortell, kindergarten teacher at Bluff Elementary School in Claremont, NH, shares below “A Day in the Life” of her Fund for Teachers fellowship. She used her grant to…

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Free Quality Education to One Million Children – National Geographic Education Blog – Education Article

This post was written by Koen Timmers. Learn more about Koen and his work here. Technology and innovation in our schools come with benefits and drawbacks. Augmented reality, 3D printers, blockchain, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and a plethora of other unforeseen technological advances will be everyday realities in our students’ lives as they enter the workforce. New jobs will require skills like complex problem solving, creativity, empathy, and collaboration. Innovation Lab Schools Jane Goodall, world-renowned primatologist and anthropologist, founded the…

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