Monthly Archives: September 2014


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Question: How did the Metropolitan police force in London, England come to be known as Scotland Yard? Answer: When the force was founded on September 29th, 1829, its original headquarters were at # 4 Whitehall Place, but the rear entrance used by the public was on a street called Great Scotland Yard. Once the site […]


Cars have come a long way since ‘horseless carriages’ first put in an appearance. Until 1908, automobiles were assembled by hand and only people of wealth could afford them. But on September 27th, 1908, a factory in Detroit Michigan, U.S.A., released one called the Model T Ford, the first of millions of Model Ts to […]


Here are this month’s historic viewing suggestions. The Book Thief (2013) (WW II) Carry On Teacher (1959) (British schools in the late ’50s) The Journey Of Natty Gann (Disney, 1985) (Depression Era) Lord Of The Flies (1963) (Classic: 14+) The Sword & The Rose (Disney, 1953) (Tudor Era) Tom Brown’s Schooldays (1951) (Victorian England)


Question: Where did the famous Revolutionary War traitor, Benedict Arnold, go to live after the war? Answer: Canada. Even though he’d been among those attacking it in the days before he turned traitor, he was allowed to settle there anyway. (We’re like that.) He wasn’t too well received locally, however, and eventually moved to England, […]


Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, and is a celebration of the bond between God and human beings through the creation of Adam and Eve. The sounding of a ram’s horn (shofar) calls people to repentance and a closer relationship with God.  


The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Gotta Find a Home

Conversations with Street People

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

Putting kids and history together

TheCoevas official blog

Putting kids and history together

Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

Putting kids and history together

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything!!!

Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More


Just another site

Andrew Hines

be inspired

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Longevity Letter

Aging can be hacked

Rennert New York TESOL Center | TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification

Teach English as a Second Language | Tips and Ideas

Montessori and the World

An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

Another Hatchett Job....

Homeschooling, Sewing, and Quilting at the Cabin

Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll Observation Desk

Author of Books for Teens and Kids

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.