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Education in England: a brief history explores the development of education in England from the earliest schools in the sixth century, through the establishment of the state education system in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, to current concerns about government policies.

26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System

Finland spends 30 percent less per student than the United States, yet 96 percent of Finns graduate high school and 66 percent go to college. 26 amazing facts about Finland's school system: http://www.businessinsider.com/finland-education-school-2011-12?op=1

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Christmas Around the World Activities and a FREEBIE!

Education to the Core: Christmas Around the World / Holidays around the World Printable Unit. Close Read for Each Country including England, Australia, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Israel, Sweden, and The United States Plus FREE Christmas in America Mini-Book and writing reflection at the end!

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Periods and eras in English history. (it's about time I learn this history of my ancestors going WAAAY back.)

Periods and eras in English history. (it's about time I learn this history of my ancestors going WAAAY back.)

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Do you have the travel bug but can't board a flight at the moment? Visit 10 popular London sites through this virtual tour & still make it home for dinner!

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The Eden Project is a collection of giant biodomes in Cornwall, UK. Each domed garden houses a plethora of plants from all over the Earth, including the largest rainforest in captivity.

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The Eden Project: one of the largest hidden gardens in the entire world. Largest greenhouse on earth.

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Original homes of the Pilgrims in England before coming to America. John Carver was a passenger of the Mayflower in 1620. Carver is said to have written the Mayflower Compact, & was its 1st signer as well as 1st governor of the new colony. Another famous Pilgrim is William Bradford. He also signed the #Mayflower compact & served as governor. Most came from the eastern shires of England, where Separatist sentiment was the greatest. My ancestors: Francis Cooke, his son John Cooke, & Edward…

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