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9/15/17
Author: Kimberly McCleary

"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

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9/11/17
Author: Kimberly McCleary

The nation is currently undergoing some soul-searching over whether to take down monuments to the Confederacy and other historical figures across our national landscape. Some historians believe a statue in a public place can serve an important educational purpose, and taking monuments down or hiding them away may facilitate forgetting.

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8/29/17
Author: Kimberly McCleary

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."

   -Harriet Tubman

 

It’s back-to-school time.  Are you ready for it?

Topics : Education
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8/25/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the seventh in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.

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6/30/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the sixth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.

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6/22/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the fifth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.

Moving on from a focus on the international dimensions of the War of 1812 to consider the various specific populations who lived in Philadelphia during the period can pay teachers and students rich rewards.  That gain is especially evident in coverage of the African American community across the broader Philadelphia region even if we only look at the lives and careers of several individuals, James Forten, Charles Ball, Russell Parrott, and Paul Cuffe.

Topics : War of 1812
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6/14/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the fourth in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.

Topics : War of 1812
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3/29/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

When students study history, the story of what happened can seem predictable or even pre-destined.

Topics : Education
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3/24/17
Author: Beth A Twiss Houting

*This blog is the third in a series by Sarah Sharp, Global Educator for World Heritage Philadelphia.

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