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Mousey Monday – Black History Month

Mousey Monday – Black History Month

Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!  It is the last week in February, the Black History month. The annual observance of this month is also known as African-American History Month. This month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first

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On this day… Founding of the NAACP!

On this day in 1909… The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded. The organization’s mission is to achieve and maintain a society without racial discrimination. Currently the largest civil rights group in the United States, the NAACP was a driving force behind the end of lynching in the early-to-mid 1900s,

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Mousey Monday – Black History Month

Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers!  February is Black History Month in the United States, and Canada. The annual observance is also known as African-American History Month. The month long observance is for the remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African community. The first celebration of Black

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Mousey Monday: Black History Month Resources

Happy Mousey Monday once again from Mousey and the Discovery Education Support team to our Cache and Cookies readers! As National Black History Month draws to a close, Mousey wanted to bring to your attention several resources to share with your students in the classroom in honor of this month.   Black History Month, also

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Fun Fact Friday: George Washington Carver

Did you know that George Washington Carver invented over 100 uses for the peanut? He is also known for pioneering crop rotation in the United States. Besides being a scientist, botanist, and inventor, Carver was also a teacher. George Washington Carver was believed to be born in 1864, but his exact birth date is unknown.

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Rosa Parks

Kelsey Johnson wanted to share with our Cache and Cookies readers her piece on Rosa Parks: In Honor of Black History Month, we wanted to recognize and commemorate a few events and persons that have created a lasting impression on our history. Today we spotlight Rosa Parks, a courageous woman who helped pave the path

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Free Teacher Workshop: Storytelling 2.0 in the Classroom- using curriculum materials from the PBS documentary ‘Slavery by Another Name’

Slavery by Another Name is a PBS documentary which explores a system of “neo-slavery” that thrived following the Civil War based on forced labor of imprisoned African American men and women through the convict lease system.  A free teacher workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012,  from 9am-3pm at the Atlanta Neighborhood School, 688

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