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101 Objects That Made America & My 10

The American buffalo.  Polio Vaccine.  Marian Anderson’s fur coat.   The Predator drone. Singer sewing machine.  The AIDs Quilt. These are among the 101 objects selected by Smithsonian Magazine editors and featured in its special collector’s issue. Curators culled these from the … Continue reading

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Seven Myths about Teachers

Myth #1:  They work from 9-3 and have summers off. Facts: They arrive early and stay late. They go home and grade papers, plan lessons, make things to use in class.  They work in the summer and take classes too. … Continue reading

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