Amazing People Club's Blog – May 2013 Archive (17)

Are you thinking of becoming a doctor? Then you need to meet this woman.

Not only because she was the FIRST female doctor in the U.S., BUT because she was so much more! Doctor, reformer, educator. Inspire students with her story.

Dr…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 30, 2013 at 7:18pm — No Comments

have benefited from research by Humphry Davy. Why? Who was Humphry and what is he famous for? Do you know

Do you know what this is called?…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 28, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Let’s create a joyful, creative, fun day! Let’s have some music!

Imagine life without music!

Combining history and the world today doesn’t have to be boring. Introduce your class to our…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 27, 2013 at 9:19pm — No Comments

A grim picture to post! A startling reminder of why we should remember Robert Koch today, on the anniversary of his death in 1910

No apologies for featuring this grim reaper lurking around. Those days of deadly cholera have long gone thanks to amazing medical researchers like Robert Koch.

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 26, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

“Look! Way up in the sky! It’s......no, not Superman......It’s Igor Sikorsky!”

Here's an idea to share in the class - with aviator Igor Sikorsky's birthday on May 25, why not lure the interest of your class by simply mentioning Superman? Children engage more quickly with the subject if we can link something they know of and are interested in hearing about. Click HERE to get some ideas.…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 23, 2013 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Meet explorer, MARCO POLO

Teachers, parents - looking for interesting educational material? Check out explorer Marco Polo's eBook and audio. Children will probably have played 'Marco/Polo' in the pool, so get their attention and then allow them to discover, the real MARCO POLO.

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 22, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

American Red Cross Founded in 1881 - “A symbol of hope”

Today, as teachers, parents and historians, we can focus on humanity and how our beliefs and ideas can make a difference. Just like The Red Cross. Introduce your students to other amazing humanitarians, doctors, nurses, scientists and inventors in history - http://wp.me/p3uPIS-40…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 22, 2013 at 12:07am — No Comments

Aiming ‘high’ is the message this week as we celebrate famous Aviators.

Yesterday was the anniversary of Amelia Earhart's solo flight across the Atlantic and today in 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed in Paris in The Spirit of St Louis - http://wp.me/p3uPIS-3M

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 20, 2013 at 9:05pm — No Comments

MAY 17, 1792 - New York Stock Exchange was formed under a buttonwood tree?

Yes that’s right!  Just over 220 years ago, 24 stock brokers in the United States signed a trading agreement under a humble buttonwood tree on Wall Street.

Join in and share our stories and take a quick quiz about entrepreneurs....will you know the answers? Click …

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 16, 2013 at 9:38pm — No Comments

From a humble peasant teenager to a Saint

Can you imagine as a teenager confronting a royal leader, let alone leading soldiers into battle?

We invite you to introduce this brave girl as an inspiration to others by…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 15, 2013 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Leonardo da Vinci - top of the list!

Hi all - noted that Leonardo da Vinci heads the list of the most famous people of all time. So decided to highlight his amazing story today so we can remember him and, most importantly, take him into the classroom or into our homes for any budding artists out there. Click HERE to visit Leonardo.…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 14, 2013 at 9:15pm — No Comments

ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST ‘SMALL POX INNOCULATION’ BY EDWARD JENNER

‘Don’t think......Try!’ was the advice given to the young Edward Jenner by his teacher. Edward followed this advice throughout his life with amazing results! 

Be inspired by, Dr Edward Jenner; the ‘Father of Immunology’, the pioneer of the smallpox vaccine and the man whose works have saved countless lives, as he reveals his own incredible story. Follow Dr…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 13, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

IPad's in the Classroom....and at home....a great learning experience

The advancement of technology in the classroom is at the fore front of learning. IPads are now utilised in many learning activities. We would like to share our ideas with teachers, student and parents who are keen to find new and innovative ways to entice and captivate their learning experiences. We would love to hear what you think about our amazing eBooks. Click …

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 13, 2013 at 7:25pm — No Comments

FREE eBook/Audio this month especially for Mother’s Day – Inspirational World War II Nurse, IRENA SENDLER

Please enjoy this free audio book about this amazing nurse, Irena Sendler. It's possible many students have never heard of Irena. Share this with your class as we celebrate Mother's Day and women all over the world. Click HERE to read a little about Irena and to join us and receive many other inspirational titles from time to time. Students can come face to face with our heroes and inventors through…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 9, 2013 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Amazing Mothers around the world - classroom activity to share with students

The Amazing People Club® are proud to introduce the amazing Queen Victoria. Our…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 9, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky!

 

Today is a day to celebrate and pay tribute to this musical genius. Teachers, students, lovers of music, everyone, can take a journey back in time and meet Tchaikovsky in a way that will captivate all.

Pyotr Tchaikovsky led a somewhat troubled life, despite achieving immense success.  He was undoubtedly one of the greatest composers of the Romantic…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 8, 2013 at 12:27am — No Comments

A Mother, A Scientist, A Researcher - an overall amazing role model for students.

Would teachers like to discover an innovative way to connect topics with people? Personalising a subject makes it far easier to engage students and springboard into various areas, that may otherwise be daunting, or even 'boring' for students. Let us take the…

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Added by Amazing People Club on May 7, 2013 at 1:08am — No Comments

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