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Ariz. middle-schoolers show appreciation for police


  • Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff), The

Mount Elden Middle School students in Arizona recently attended a schoolwide assembly to show appreciation for law enforcement officers and thank them for their service. The school's MEMS Animal Socie… Read More

Students learn science through indoor garden, animal care


  • Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.), The

An Illinois learning behavior specialist uses an indoor class garden and small pets as learning projects for her junior-high students. The gardens are used to teach students about science topics such … Read More

Why the "why" matters in a speech


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

People tend to communicate what they wish to get done, but during speeches, that doesn't work as well as explaining why you want to accomplish something, Stephanie Scotti writes. "People will respond … Read More