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A Thanksgiving Quiz

Heather Neal - Monday, November 5, 2012 - 5:10am

How much do our children really know about Thanksgiving? Or how much do we know or remember for that matter? I haven't been a student (in an actual classroom, that is) in quite a while now. While researching for this...

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Thanksgiving for Your Pet

Heather Neal - Monday, November 19, 2012 - 5:25am

Thanksgiving dinner isn’t just for humans anymore. It turns out that the big meal can be pretty healthy for pets. With little to no extra prep, you can share a healthful, nutritious dinner with your dog, too. Turkey...

Books for Gratitude

Heather Neal - Monday, November 19, 2012 - 6:49am

PBS Parents has put together a great list of books for the Thanksgiving season. Check with your school’s librarian or your local library to get these in time for the holiday. These books provide a great way to educate...

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History Lesson: Native American Heritage History Month

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 5:03am

Get resources to teach Native American Heritage History month.

Sequoyah created a Cherokee syllabary, making reading and writing in Cherokee possible.

A Georgia Stories Thanksgiving

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, November 22, 2013 - 6:29am

Students would be remiss to celebrate Thanksgiving without reflecting on Georgia’s Native American Indian Heritage. They can use Georgia Stories to do that. I pulled seven stories from the story collection that...

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4 Ways to Use the Cranberry Sauce You Forgot to Serve

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:41am

It’s as much a part of our holiday tradition as eating turkey. After seeing several Facebook statuses (stati?) about it and having the same conversation over and over with friends, I knew I was far from alone. At this...

Sweet Potato Pie

Heather Neal - Monday, November 19, 2012 - 4:42am

I’m making a big Thanksgiving dinner again this year and have yet to fully decide on which recipes I’ll be using. I decided to check out the PBS website to see what they’ve got in the way of recipes. After all, they...

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