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Preserve America’s War Stories
Students and youth groups throughout the United States have contributed significantly to the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress’s American Folklife Center. The Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Students in grades 10 and above are encouraged to participate.
Peruse the Landscape of Language
Langscape is an interactive online map that allows users to discover the languages spoken at any point on the globe and then uncover resources for learning about them. The goal is to increase understanding of language diversity through visualizationand aggregation of knowledge, and to support the application of linguistic and geographical data in research, education, technology, government, and beyond.
Keep Parents in the Loop
Social learning network Edmodo has launched the Edmodo for Parents app, allowing parents to track their child’s work and learn how they can help meet learning goals. Available for free in the iTunes and Google Play stores, Edmodo for Parents provides a simple and intuitive way for parents to stay in the know on their child’s learning activities, better support their academic efforts, and receive important announcements and updates from teachers for optimal learning outcomes.
Learn more about these and other great resources in the June 1, 2015, Edition.
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