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New to Learning at Home? Start Here:

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Recently, because of the COVID-19 virus and its implications for education, I was interviewed by Matt Villano for his CNN article on How 'regular school' parents can homeschool their kids. The article is packed with experts sharing interesting information for parents, and he included my advice on getting kids outside (you know that is a passion of mine!).

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Learning at home? The internet is a big place!! Here’s our ever-evolving guide to the best free online educational resources. (Just started homeschooling? Read our New to Learning at Home? Start Here.) Let’s go!

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

Afghanistan Spotlight: Historical Context and Transnational Feminism for Afghan Women

by Olivia Fraser / Oct 20, 2021 /
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Throughout time in the Middle East, women have been considered second class citizens and have had to fight for their basic human rights.

Afghanistan Spotlight: Historical Context and Transnational Feminism for Afghan Women

How to Test Journalistic Sources: Bias Is All Around You

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Note: This book? It's an incredibly important read—and tool—for educators, parents, and students. 

How to Test Journalistic Sources: Bias Is All Around You

Bias Is All Around You! Can you separate fact from fiction to safeguard your mental health? Let this handbook be your guide for inspecting all the information you are exposed to in social media today. If you cannot properly assess information bias, it could:

Climate Change and Inequality: Does Climate Change Discriminate?

by Sarah Carter / Oct 07, 2021 /
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Does Climate Change Discriminate?

Climate Change and Inequality...Does Climate Change Discriminate?

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Join Things! (The Benefits of Extracurriculars)

by Stacey Ebert / Oct 04, 2021 /
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It’s October. Many school children in the northern hemisphere have now been in school for over a month. Amidst the clamour of all things Covid, schools have gotten back to it. Whether in person, remote, or hybrid, the back to school honeymoon period is waning and we’re full throttle into all things learning. So now what? As the weather turns from summer’s warmth to autumn’s cooler days and soccer, band, theater arts, and more pick up speed, will your student be in the midst of organizations, meetings, and activities, or choose to spend their time in a different way? 

Women’s Human Right to Education in Afghanistan

by Olivia Fraser / Oct 01, 2021 /
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On 30th August 2021, the US military departed from Afghanistan, ending a 20-year occupation, which led to the ongoing Taliban takeover. As the current events in Kabul continue to unfold, the reality of the impact of women’s human rights in Afghanistan becomes more of a threat as each day passes. 

Women’s Human Right to Education in Afghanistan

Chantelle Bellavance: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... it’s inclusivity, education, and affordability

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Chantelle Bellavance is an alumnus and 2017 graduate of the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) - South Campus. She studied Computer-Aided Drafting and Design, Engineering Science, and Math and Sciences. Chantelle is a children’s book author, project manager, engineer, philanthropist, mentor, speaker, and telecommunications professional. She is the founder of the Bellavance STEM Scholarship that provides non-healthcare STEM scholarships to CCAC students.

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change

by Sarah Carter / Sep 21, 2021 /
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Whether you think you are or not, everyone is affected by climate change. The climate crisis urgently needs individual and international attention.Human beings are the primary cause of the situation that we are currently in, and all humans are suffering the consequences of our collective actions.

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Back to School—Managing expectations

by Stacey Ebert / Sep 08, 2021 /
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‘Expectation is the root of all heartache’ - William Shakespeare

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