Exploring Black Literature: Writers Who Shaped History
Exploring Black Literature: Writers Who Shaped History

February is Black History Month! Here are 3 black writers who shaped history. Frederick Douglass (1817 or 1818 – 1895) Photo: George Kendall Warren (Public Domain) “I speak advisedly when I say this, – that killing a slave, or any...

Read More
6 Fascinatingly True Facts About April Fools’ Day
6 Fascinatingly True Facts About April Fools’ Day

Today is April Fools’ Day! Check out these fascinating facts about this infamous holiday of pranks – and we promise they’re all 100% true! 1. April Fools’ Day history is a bit of a mystery. No one really knows the true story of April Fools’ Day,...

Read More
Astronomy Day: Mind-Blowing Facts About Our Universe
Astronomy Day: Mind-Blowing Facts About Our Universe

International Astronomy Day is coming up on April 29th! Check out these mind-blowing facts about our universe that your kids will love. The Moon likely came from Earth. Scientists believe that an early Earth was struck by another object 4.5 billion years ago,...

Read More
12 Fun Facts About Halloween’s History
12 Fun Facts About Halloween’s History

With Halloween right around the corner, here are some fun (and spooky!) facts to share while trick-or-treating. 1. Halloween’s roots come from modern-day Ireland. The Celtic people who inhabited the area 2,000 years ago celebrated a yearly festival of...

Read More
Indigenous Peoples’ Day: 5 Ways Native American Culture Changed the World
Indigenous Peoples’ Day: 5 Ways Native American Culture Changed the World

October 11th is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a wonderful event to celebrate the many ways native culture continues to impact our lives every day. Read on to learn how Native American culture changed the world! 1. Language. You may be surprised to learn that...

Read More
Black History Month: 3 Black Educators Who Changed the World
Black History Month: 3 Black Educators Who Changed the World

In celebration of Black History Month, here are 3 influential educators who changed the world.Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) was an African American evangelist, abolitionist, and women’s rights activist. Truth is famously known for her iconic 1851 speech on...

Read More
International Women’s Day: 4 Famous Women In STEM To Motivate Your Child
International Women’s Day: 4 Famous Women In STEM To Motivate Your Child

Updated 2023March 8th is International Women’s Day! In honor of the incredible scientists, engineers, and mathematicians who have changed the world, here are 4 famous women in STEM to motivate your child!Margaret Hamilton, software engineer (1936...

Read More