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International Day of Human Space Flight

The world’s first astronaut was a 27-year-old Soviet aviator named Yury Gagarin. On April 12, 1961, the 4.75-ton spacecraft Vostok 1 was launched from a location in Baikonur, a wasteland

Bring Equity to Your Literacy Instruction

Introduction As an educator, you may have noticed a significant gap in literacy instruction. In many cases, students who come from marginalized backgrounds are left behind because they don’t have

ESSER II: How to Leverage Expiring Funds

With the aftereffects of the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting the education sector, schools across the United States are looking for ways to ensure that their students receive the best possible

The Only Day MLB Players Can Wear No. 42

As spring approaches, baseball fans worldwide prepare for the start of the season. Major League Baseball (MLB) Opening Day marks the beginning of a new chapter, a chance to see

Snow covered forest

5 Fun Winter Facts for Kids

It is the coldest time of the year, with short days and long nights. Trees start to lose their leaves, animals enter deep sleep, and snow blankets everything in many

18 Food Crops Developed in the Americas

Although no continent on Earth is now untouched by the diverse and delicious seed and food crops developed in the Americas, the brilliance of the native peoples who domesticated these

Classroom Activity: Space Travel

Do you think someday we will be able to board a space shuttle and blast off to another planet or solar system just like we fly to other countries and

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