In 2004, 84-year-old Kenyan KIMANI NG’ANG’A MARUGE became the oldest primary school pupil in the world. He said that the government’s announcement of universal and free elementary education in 2003 prompted him to enroll. A year later, he was elected head boy of his school. In September 2005, Maruge boarded a plane for the first time in his life, and headed to New York City to address the UN Millennium Development Summit on the importance of free primary education.
Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery
$ Adjective Task Cards. These Adjective Task Cards are a great supplement to your current curriculum. These cards are a great way to reinforce the skill of adjectives. Includes *24 color task cards *24 black/white version *Answer key *Scoring sheet.
A black college closed in 1955, but its fading alumni fight to pass on a legacy
In 1865, a primary school for former slaves was started in historic Harpers Ferry, W. Va. By 1867 it became Storer College, and ultimately a sanctuary for young African Americans. Storer was one of the many schools that opened after the Civil War to educate a population that had been legally denied a chance to learn.
Liberia - the country that wants to privatise its primary schools
Are you trying to build and foster a growth mindset in your classroom? This packet can help get you off to a great start and set the stage for setting goals and monitoring and adjusting them through the school year (and hopefully a lifetime). This can be used for any subject area and really any elementary grade.