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Regina Schowengerdt – an ED/Story

Everyone has an ED/Story. What was learning like for you? Was it hard? Were there challenges? If so, did you figure it out on your own, all by yourself…or did you have help? Well this ED/Story demonstrates how education and skill building coupled with the ability to embrace kindness as well as opportunity results in…

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Bill and Eileen Gebhardt – An ED/Story

Everyone has an ED/story – an educational experience – maybe you overcame a challenge, or succeeded when you didn’t think you could. What was learning like for you? Was it hard? If it was, did you get help from a teacher or family member? Or did you figure it out on your own? Were there…

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Hermine Granger, Louisa May Alcott and the 19th Amendment

“Life is my college. May I graduate well and earn many honors” – Louisa May Alcott   “Girls should never be afraid of being smart.” – Emma Watson On the morning of June 12th 1840 international delegates entered the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London, with the exception of two women delegates from the United States;…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – ed/Words to ed/Stories

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education” – Martin Luther King Jr. This quote by Dr. King was one of our first “ed/Words – Great Words on Education from Great Minds” The purpose of ed/Words is to show how words can inspire. They can be all it takes sometimes to motivate, direct, realize an idea, begin…

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Lights! Camera! Literature! “Inherit the Wind”

“…there is more sanctity…in a child’s power to master multiplication…an idea is a greater monument than a cathedral…and the advancement of man’s knowledge is more of a miracle….” Henry Drummond – “Inherit the Wind” These lines are from the 1955 Jerome Lawrence/Robert Lee play, “Inherit the Wind”, the fictionalized account of the real life 1925 Scopes “Monkey…

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New things….

So I learned to swim…I learned to ride a bike…I even learned how to use the hands-free bluetooth in my car…(right after I learned how to pay a traffic ticket on-line for talking on the phone while driving…) So I can learn to do this…! It seems so self-indulgent – like fishing for compliments after…

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