Tag: Education

Oregon Scientific Starry Smart Globe: Explore the World in a New Way

Available here Do you want to learn more about the world in an interactive way? The Oregon Scientific Starry Smart Globe is perfect for you! It’s designed to combine the wonders of the world and constellations in a way that keeps people of all ages engaged. In the daytime, you can explore the world map through continents, countries, oceans, lakes, and cities. At nighttime, use the on and off button to light up the LED constellations, enjoying the wonders of the night sky. In total, it has 88 constellations with 3D images. It also has a corresponding smartphone and...

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Minimum Wage Worker Went Through Non-Stop Challenges During His Life, Proves Everyone Wrong

This teen worked hard throughout his entire life even though his life got more difficult along the way. He knew he needed an education to move up in life and so when people told him he would never be able to get higher education, he did this: In high school, I flipped burgers at McDonald’s so I could afford the privilege of taking the SAT. I fed and cared for… Posted by Shannon Satonori Lytle on Thursday, May 25, 2017 What an amazing achievement he achieved. His family must be so proud of him and that alone is a one-of-a-kind...

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Dad Sends Letter Back to Principal When He Gets a Rude Note About Taking His Kids Out of School

Pulling kids out of school to go on a family vacation is a hot-button issue. Some families argue school is the most important thing and trumps everything else, but other parents see the educational value in the world around them. Mike Rossi wanted to accomplish his long-standing goal of running the historic Boston Marathon—and he wanted his family there to watch him. Unfortunately, the school didn’t agree this was appropriate. Here is the letter the school’s principal sent to Mike and his wife. Mike doesn’t agree with this zero-tolerance policy and decided to write a letter explaining himself and...

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Nicki Minaj Pays Fans’ College Tuition After They Show Her Proof They Have Straight As

If you’re a student or have already graduated, you understand the struggle of student loans. Even if you’re a straight A student, the scholarships and financial aid just sometimes aren’t enough. That’s why, award-winning rapper Nicki Minaj decided to help out some of her “straight A” fans. When a US student tweeted out to her if she would pay his tuition, Minaj not only surprisingly agreed to his request, but also reached out to all her other fans in need. The only catch: prove to her you had straight As and a 4.0 GPA from your school. via Nicki...

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Teacher Reveals The Heartbreaking Truth About State Testing And Why The Government Is Doing It Wrong

This recent post from Love What Matters is taking the internet by storm. It’s a story submitted by a teacher who reveals the heartbreaking truth about state testing and the education system. Read her letter below: "After a brutal few weeks of state testing, finally ALL of my students have finished. We can go back to teaching and… Posted by Love What Matters on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Comments Facebook Twitter Pinterest Bierstick: Down 2 Beers in Less Than 2 Seconds Perfect for those who want to win at any beer chugging contests, this gadget will let you chug up...

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