Life Enrichment

Math’s role in U.S. history and how it’s instruction has evolved

Posted 6/22/2020 Look at the history of math reform in U.S. education and you will see that math instruction changes more significantly than reading instruction over the same period of…

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Overheard at NatGeo

Overheard at National Geographic Podcast

Posted 6/19/2020 The National Geographic podcast series “Overheard” dives into bizarre, delightful and totally fascinating conversations overheard at National Geographic Headquarters. Smuggled dinosaur bones. Man-made glaciers. An audacious quest to…

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Mechanical puzzles

Putting the Pieces Together: Puzzles (Mechanical & Virtual)

Posted 6/19/2020 According to the job-hunting site Monster, our brain chemistry actually changes when we work with our hands: “By the simple act of using our hands, be it rewiring…

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Love is Love

LGBT Pride Month: The History and COVID’s Impact on Celebrations

Posted 6/19/2020 Pride celebrations will still happen this year, maybe not in the streets with floats, but definitely online. Last June, about 2.5 million revelers flocked to WorldPride in New York…

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Dad poem

June 21st – A Day to Honor Fathers and Important Men in Our Lives

Posted 6/08/2020 What Is Father’s Day, and Why Do We Celebrate?  The first father-themed memorial and celebration was held on July 5, 1908 by a West Virginia church for the…

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Dr Seuss books

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss.

Posted 6/08/2020 Springfield, MA is the hometown of beloved author Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss). Learn about the life and work of the author via the website of The Amazing…

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Judy Brown

Personal Strategies for Navigating Changing Times

More than 140 prospective residents of Kendal communities gathered online Thursday morning, May 28, to learn how to draw on their untapped strengths from an expert in the aging services…

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The 2020 Triple Crown

Posted 6/01/2020 Feeling Racy?? Nowhere to go in your feather-filled fascinator?  “Sports distancing” got you down?  Have we got some ideas for you! This year the Belmont Stakes will be run…

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Year Round Gardening with Herbs

Posted 6/01/2020 Do you have a patio, a balcony or a window that gets sun? Do you enjoy cooking? If your answer to these questions is Yes, consider starting a garden…

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