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The War to End All Wars

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Social Studies | 0 comments

  This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. Following the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in June, Austria-Hungry declared war with Serbia on July 28th, 1914. Because of alliances and treaties the world was soon thrown into a war that would become one of the costliest in history. The first war of the Modern Era was marked with advancements in weaponry, battle tactics, medicine, science, and news reporting. It also launched the beginnings of ...

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Summer Camp World Cup

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Physical Education, Social Studies | 0 comments

With the FIFA 2014 World Cup underway in Brazil what better time is there to enjoy the energy of Soccer! Using the guise of the World Cup you can take this opportunity to not only get your kids up and moving but, also, teach them about the world. Soccer, or fútbol, is a global sport, one that all countries participate in. The time is perfect to seize the chance to capture your students’ attention with a fun game of Soccer mixed with Geography and Culture lessons. Host...

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Summer Fit Program 2014

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies | 0 comments

  Don’t let this happen this Summer, check out the Summer Fit Program at your local Knowledge Tree! During Summer break most children don’t want to even consider doing school work, but keeping fresh in their minds what they have learned is very important. The Summer Fit Program offers a fun and active way to keep lessons learned fresh and keep children active, exercising mind and body. Children today have a plethora of options to keep them occupied during...

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Luck o’ the Irish

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Holidays/Events, Social Studies | 0 comments

  “St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” ~~By Adrienne Cook.~~ Although Originally an Irish Holiday, Saint Patrick’s Day has spread across the globe. The Irish celebration of the life of Ireland’s Patron Saint, St. Patrick’s Day is also day we celebrate Irish culture. Saint Patrick’s Day was adopted by the US around the turn of the 20th...

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Around the World

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Social Studies | 1 comment

“The world isn’t in your maps and books…it’s out there!”-J.R.R. Tolkien With the Olympics starting this week, is there a more perfect time to learn about the world around us? Geography is not just a study of land masses and bodies of water, it is also a study of the culture of and people inhabiting the earth. There are two main branches of Geography, which are then broken down into sub-categories. The first being Physical Geography, which has...

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