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Ice Bucket Challenge ALS Donations Break $50 Million Mark

Ice Bucket Challenge ALS Donations Break $50 Million Mark | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
The organization raised $64 million in all of 2013
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The Queen starts Commonwealth Games baton relay at Buckingham Palace - video

The Queen officially brings the Commonwealth Games baton relay to a start on Wednesday in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: What I've Learned

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: What I've Learned | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
The one man I wish I could have interviewed died yesterday. But his wisdom, collected here, will live on.
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Happy Birthday, Flannery O’Connor: The Beloved Writer on Why the Grotesque Appeals to Us, Plus a Rare Recording of Her Reading

Happy Birthday, Flannery O’Connor: The Beloved Writer on Why the Grotesque Appeals to Us, Plus a Rare Recording of Her Reading | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
"There is something in us, as storytellers and as listeners to stories, that demands the redemptive act, that demands that what falls at lea
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Cultural Lesson: St. Patrick's Day | Learn English

Cultural Lesson: St. Patrick's Day | Learn English | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Learn English. 1 FREE English lesson added every single day. Grammar, vocabulary, listening & reading
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Helpful Teaching Resources For Women's History Month - Edudemic

Helpful Teaching Resources For Women's History Month - Edudemic | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Did you know that March is Women’s History Month? Yes, I know that there is a month or day for celebrating just about everything out there, a number of these designations offer excellent teaching and learning opportunities. While it may fit better into some curricula better than others, the women that are highlighted by the …
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Watch Lupita Nyong’o’s Tremendous Oscar Acceptance Speech

Watch Lupita Nyong’o’s Tremendous Oscar Acceptance Speech | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid.
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Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck: The Beloved Author on the Creative Spirit and the Meaning of Life

Happy Birthday, John Steinbeck: The Beloved Author on the Creative Spirit and the Meaning of Life | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
"The free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world."

A decade before he won the Nobel Prize for Li
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The scribe of Bamako

The scribe of Bamako | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
There are 1,000 ways to say "I love you". Alassane Maiga's job, as a scribe in Mali, is to pick the right one for each customer.
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It’s Bob Marley’s Birthday Today — Check Out A Ton Of Resources About Him | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

It’s Bob Marley’s Birthday Today — Check Out A Ton Of Resources About Him | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
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In pictures: The 128th Groundhog Day - Telegraph

In pictures: The 128th Groundhog Day - Telegraph | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
The 128th annual Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Will it be six more weeks of winter?
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Happy birthday, A.A. Milne!

Happy birthday, A.A. Milne! | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Happy birthday, A.A. Milne ! The author of "Winnie-the-Pooh" was born 132 years ago today.
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The 12 (Days of) Christmas Sites for Kids and Teachers

The 12 (Days of) Christmas Sites for Kids and Teachers | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Here's a collection of holiday and winter sites for kids and teachers that should help make your last week of school festive and productive, and give kids some fun places to go on those cold, wintr...
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69 Fun Facts about the UK

69 Fun Facts about the UK | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
“ With the Olympics currently going on and taking place in London, I think this has only fuelled everyone’s obsession with everything British – because really, everyone has at least one totally British thing they love (Whether it’s rock music, Harry”
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What Should You Eat For Breakfast On Earth Day? - Edudemic

What Should You Eat For Breakfast On Earth Day? - Edudemic | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Happy Earth Day! Around the world, folks are celebrating our planet, bringing awareness to environmental issues, and working on ways to preserve its natural resources. There are tons of news stories and resources on the web, but we wanted to bring you just a touch of the lighter side of Earth Day. So from the …
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ESL Holiday Lessons.com: Equal Pay Day

ESL Holiday Lesson plan on Equal Pay Day. Handouts and mp3 listening.
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Spain's first post-Franco prime minister, Adolfo Suarez, is dead

Spain's first post-Franco prime minister, Adolfo Suarez, is dead | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Former Spanish Prime Minister Adolfo Suarez died at a Madrid hospital Sunday after a long illness, his family said. Suarez was 81.
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ESL Lesson Plans and Resources for Teaching about St. Patrick’s Day and Luck | ESL Library Blog

ESL Lesson Plans and Resources for Teaching about St. Patrick’s Day and Luck | ESL Library Blog | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
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World Read Aloud Day: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

World Read Aloud Day: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Hello GEC Community! I'm writing on behalf of LitWorld to invite you to celebrate World Read Aloud Day this Wednesday. Here is some background on the day as we…
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Here's Jared Leto's Beyond Perfect Oscar Acceptance Speech

Here's Jared Leto's Beyond Perfect Oscar Acceptance Speech | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Jared Leto finally gives us an acceptance speech we didn't want to hear played off by the orchestra.
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Guitar great Paco de Lucia dies

Guitar great Paco de Lucia dies | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
World-renowned Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, 66, dies in Mexico, reportedly of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach.
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Shirley Temple Dies at Age 85: Her Greatest Moments on Film - Speakeasy - WSJ

Shirley Temple Dies at Age 85: Her Greatest Moments on Film - Speakeasy - WSJ | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Former child star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85. Here are her greatest moments on film.
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Digital Learning Day: 2014

Digital Learning Day: 2014 | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Digital Learning Day is February 5th. It is a special day set aside to celebrate and participate in digital learning across U.S. schools. Thousands of educators take a pledge to open their classroom door and let other educators see how they're using e-learning, while others try a lesson incorporating technology to increase learning and engagement.
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Former Spain boss Aragones dies

Former Spain boss Aragones dies | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
Ex-Spain national boss Luis Aragones, who led his country to victory at the 2008 European Championship, dies aged 75.
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ESL Holiday Lessons.com: Clean Off Your Desk Day

ESL Holiday Lessons.com: Clean Off Your Desk Day | Celebrations of Special Days,Festivities and Culture for Education | Scoop.it
ESL Holiday Lesson plan on Clean Off Your Desk Day. Handouts and mp3 listening.
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