Monthly Archives: May 2020
Though history and language arts are my first loves, I am willing to concede there are other subjects kids should keep up on. https://medium.com/ubcscience/online-science-education-activities-for-kids-83c755007d4
Attention English speakers: If you were to go back in time, would you be able to communicate with those you meet? View at Medium.com
Celebrate at a distance!
Even with most kids still out of school for the foreseeable, they can be kept tuned into history with part of the word – a story, because, as Rudyard Kipling once said, “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Consider these historical facts: Back in Shakespeare’s day, plays […]
See how well your kids score on this and, if the answer is, ‘not high’, have them find out more about some of the items showcased. (If you’re under forty, you might not fare too well, either.) https://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/over-40-quiz?bfsource=bfocompareon&bfsource=bfocompareon
Some sites to explore for the 75th anniversary of VE Day. https://www.militarytimes.com/off-duty/military-culture/2019/05/08/v-e-day-1945-the-celebration-heard-round-the-world/ https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ve-day-victory-europe-second-world-war-75-1.5561007 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/05/07/inside-story-princesses-elizabeth-margaret-celebrated-ve-day/