Teaching young students about MLK Day is very important, yet it can be difficult to explain to students how things used to be long ago when there was segregation. Read this blog post for some great ideas.
Pinner: "We've Got the Whole World In Our Hands" is a lovely title for an Earth Day bulletin board display. The globe in the center is made from student handprints. The teacher typed up phrases such as: "We can pick up trash. We can plant trees and flowers. We can turn off lights when we aren't in the room." and placed these phrases around the Earth.
She napped under the same old tree every day. This old tree was her dream tree. Here she escaped to lands far away. Becoming so obsessed with this tree and it's dreams that she couldn't let it go. Coming here more and more. Until one day she dreamt she was no longer human but had become this tree. Smiling she opened her eyes for she knew it was a dream. Then horrified saw her feet rooted to the ground. Her obsession had become complete. When she suddenly became this tree. Ivet H.P. (c)
John MacArthur - Answering Big Questions About the Sovereignty of God. -- The very Sovereignty of God is at issue with the Doctrine of Predestination Election . I cannot imagine anything more important than "getting it right". It is amazing that the issue of "free will" has become so readily accepted when its so far from Biblical truth and has such dangerous implications.
We read fantasy to find the colors again, I think. To taste strong spices and hear the songs the sirens sang. There is something old and true in fantasy that speaks to something deep within us, to the child who dreamt that one day he would hunt the forests of the night, and feast beneath the hollow hills, and find a love to last forever somewhere south of Oz and north of Shangri-La. They can keep their heaven. When I die, I'd sooner go to middle Earth.” ~ GEORGE R.R.MARTIN