Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The Phoenix

by Julie Royce / Jul 17, 2022 /
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The approximate 6,000 ships that have succumbed to raging storms attest to the power of the Great Lakes. As I traveled, writing and compiling information for my three-volume travel series, Exploring Michigan’s Coasts, I heard or read the tales left behind by those ill-fated ships. They add a somber, but compelling backdrop to Michigan’s waterways.

Intercultural Communication: Overcoming Challenges

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In our constantly evolving world and innovative societies, it can be hard to keep up with how different diverse cultures and peoples are becoming more and more intertwined. Globalization has increased greatly over the past ten to twenty years, mostly thanks to international business growth rates, online/technological advancements and product development outsourcing to other countries. 

Heading to Spain? Our 5 Best Travel Tips

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Spain is a hot climate with a rich culture and affordable beer—it’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Here are our 5 best tips when heading to Spain for a holiday.

Heading to Spain? Our 5 Best Travel Tips

3 Ways to Find Extra Cash for Your Next Vacation

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Travel is one of the most incredible things a person can do. The more you explore the world, the more you discover about different cultures, people, and even yourself. However, there are a number of challenges connected to traveling, too. As much as many of us would like to spend our weeks jetting around the planet, travel can be an expensive and overwhelming experience.

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The Rockaway, Michigan’s Underwater Preserves, and the Michigan Maritime Museum

by Julie Royce / Jul 10, 2022 /
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From 7/7/22 to 7/13/22 you can get a free 386-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Sunset Coasts. Go to author Julie Royce’s website at www.jkroyce.wordpress.com. Click the button on the sidebar and provide your email. Your email will be deleted once the book is sent. If you like the book, tell your friends and suggest they get the free PDF or buy the book on Amazon. Better yet, if you like it, write a review on Amazon. Let’s promote Michigan! 

 

Texas Nonprofit Soundwaves Art Foundation Halfway To Goal Of Half A Million For Aid To Ukrainian Children

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We translate the digital heartbeat of songs into one-of-a-kind artworks to raise money for nonprofits addressing the world’s most pressing problems.

Texas Nonprofit Soundwaves Art Foundation Halfway To Goal Of Half A Million For Aid To Ukrainian Children

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Changing Direction

by Stacey Ebert / Jul 05, 2022 /
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It’s summer. The season of sandy feet, sun-kissed cheeks, and firepit chats that go on till dawn has returned. While the world is still in chaos and a global pandemic is still afoot, school’s out, camp’s in session, and children everywhere are in summer mode. 

It’s that time where everything is flooded with sunlight, fireflies dance amidst the sky, ice cream is a daily meal, dreams are big, possibilities are endless, and imaginations run wild. 

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald

by Julie Royce / Jul 02, 2022 /
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From 6/30/22 to 7/6/22 you can get a free 211-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Coasts. Go to author Julie Royce’s website at www.jkroyce.wordpress.com. Click the button on the sidebar and provide your email. Your email will be deleted once the book is sent. If you like the book, tell your friends and suggest they get the free PDF or buy the book on Amazon. Better yet, if you like it, write a review on Amazon. Let’s promote Michigan!  

I Want to See Me in School: How To Create K-12 Educational Environments for All Students to Thrive

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When we think of creating educational environments for every student to thrive, what is usually the first thing that comes to mind? Schools that include an engaging curriculum. Classrooms that cultivate joy. Buildings that are lively and welcoming that offer a multitude of extracurricular activities and opportunities for students to explore the world through texts or field lessons outside of the classroom?

Heading to the Philippines? Our 10 Best Travel Tips

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With the world opening back up, it might be time for you to start travel planning again (albeit safely). The Philippines is a foodie’s paradise and a cross-cultural wonderland, with rich cultural heritage and history and extremely friendly locals. There are large, global cities and small villages to explore...and SO MUCH to do.
 
Heading to the Philippines? Our 10 Best Travel Tips
 

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