Total Results: 459

Aiden Madison Jul 2, 2019

Jul 2, 2019

Top 5 Shopping Malls in Chicago

If you are shopping lover and living in chicago, you are very lucky because Chicago has very designer, artsy, chain or indie shops and tourists from around the world adore coming to the city to shop. Since many impressive shopping Malls, Water Tower ...

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jitendra sahu Jun 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019

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Laura McShane May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

Make the Most of Summer

A few years ago, I attended a conference for trail planning. Many state tourism bureaus presented, but Idaho's tagline for vacations especially resonated with me: You only have 18 summers to make the memories your kids will remember for a ...

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Laura McShane Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

Ride a Bike!

Do you remember learning to ride your first bike? How about that first bike accident! Did an adult help you fix your bike when the chain came off, or after that first flat tire? Maybe you learned the basic mechanics of bicycle maintenance by ...

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NCFL Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

Expand your knowledge and network at #NCFL19

Registration is now open for the 2019 Families Learning Conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky, November 4-6! The Families Learning Conference aims to equip educators, program staff, librarians, parent leaders, and others with best practices, ...

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Laura McShane Mar 9, 2019

Mar 9, 2019

OpenCon 2019

I am sharing my notes for the OpenCon2109 held on March 7-8, 2019 at Cleveland State University. I was not able to attend the entire conference this year, but the CSU team will make the entire program accessible - and FREE to all. For me, it is ...

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Kristie Ennis Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019

Sparking Wonder in Adulthood

As we grow older, our sense of wonder tends to move to the back burner. Adulting is hard, y'all! That doesn't mean wonder disappears; it just means that we have to consciously work to give ourselves space and time to spark that wonder. From wonder ...

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Laura McShane Feb 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

Picturing America

I first became aware of the National Center for Families Learning and Wonderopolis as part of a suite of FREE Open Educational Resources - searchable through the Verizon Thinkfinity platform. Also included in this suite of resources was the ...

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Christie Wyman Feb 8, 2019

Feb 8, 2019

Rainbow, a Wonderopolis-enhanced poem

On Tuesday morning, the most magnificent rainbow appeared in the sky just as families in cars and buses filled with excited children were making their way to school. Cars pulled over, parents and staff snapped pictures as children squealed with joy. ...

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NCFL Feb 1, 2019

Feb 1, 2019

Call for Proposals now open for 2019 Families Learning Conference

Planning is underway for the 2019 Families Learning Conference, held Monday, November 4 to Wednesday, November 6! This year’s Conference will bring an extra dose of excitement for attendees as the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) will ...

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Laura McShane Jan 8, 2019

Jan 8, 2019

Soup is LOVE

Winter is always a tough time of year as hardship brings out the need for family and community support. It can also be a depressing time of year for many without a support network. In Cleveland, Ohio, there are a lot of cultural differences, but ...

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Kristie Ennis Dec 18, 2018

Dec 18, 2018

Sustaining Wonder into 2019

Always looking for ways to incorporate wonder into my professional and personal improvement, I recently found a workshop offering called "Sustaining Wonder: The Art of Narrative." In this Hugo House class, Carolyne Wright plans to share techniques ...

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Kristie Ennis Oct 15, 2018

Oct 15, 2018

Using Questions to Invite Wonder & Empathy into School

“This book is for teachers who want something better for their students and who believe in each child’s capacity for deep and creative thinking” (3). Having waited for Think Like Socrates for over a month, I am thrilled to review it for The ...

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Amy Rudd Oct 14, 2018

Oct 14, 2018

Using Wonderopolis to Inspire Poetry Writing

A few years ago, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater at the Poem Farm inspired me to write poems about the Wonder of the Day from Wonderopolis. She called it, "Wallow in Wonder". During National Poetry Month, I am always inspired to write a poem or two but ...

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Carol Varsalona Oct 11, 2018

Oct 11, 2018

What's The Art of Summering?

My concept of summering started many years ago as a young girl. I grew to love the summer season that always allowed me to relax, reflect, and re-energize. Back then during the long days of summer, neighborhood children played stone teacher on ...

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Laura McShane Sep 17, 2018

Sep 17, 2018

One World Day

Cleveland, Ohio is fortunate to have rich tapestry of cultures from all over the world and to have a park which celebrates this beautiful diversity. The Cleveland Cultural Gardens are a major part of the city’s 254-acre Rockefeller Park. The ...

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