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Video: The Best is Yet To Come: President Obama's Acceptance Speech

In a decisive victory, capping off a long and contentious campaign, President Barack Obama stood in front of his supporters in Chicago and thanked them in a rallying and inspirational acceptance speech.

The combination of music and videos can be a powerful tool to introduce, reinforce, and review key concepts in education. With internet so easily accessible in most classrooms, incorporating educational music videos as a fun learning resource is a easier than ever.

 

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Incorporating Election into Lessons

With last month’s conventions and next month’s debates, it’s a perfect time to bring a little election conversation into your classroom.

Here are some non-partisan ways to mix politics with classroom activities.

Current Events in the Classroom

It's just as important to teach current events to young children as it is to teach young adults. This article offers suggestions for how to approach current events with elementary students.

I’m in school (again), this time for a master’s in library and information science.

Although I’m not clear whether becoming a librarian makes sense to me, I do know that being a student makes me a better teacher.

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