Author Archives: Rebecca Topol

Calendar of Cool: Teddy Roosevelt Born

Calendar of Cool: Teddy Roosevelt Born

On this day in 1858 Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, the United States’ 26th President, was born. Theodore Roosevelt was born into a wealthy family, and suffered from severe asthma. Despite this, he was determined to lead an adventurous life, becoming a marksman, horseback rider, boxer, and the leader of the Rough Riders, who became famous for their

Calendar of Cool: Women’s Equality Day

Today, August 26th, is Women’s Equality Day. Designated by Congress in 1971, this is also the anniversary of the passage in 1920 of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. After the Civil War, women began the battle to gain the right to vote. Despite being taxpaying citizens of the United States,

Meet Ashley Ward!

                      Hey everyone! My name is Ashley and I’m one of the new kids on the block here at Discovery Education. I’m originally from Columbia, MD but was raised in that sweet peachy state of Georgia. I am a Towson University alumna, and received my