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On June 20, 1837, a young girl is woken in the early hours of the morning and told some amazing news!

Students from all around the world, from all walks of life should be given the opportunity to learn more about this amazing monarch - Queen Victoria.…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 19, 2013 at 10:20pm — No Comments

New York history challenge for your students

Check out this class activity - see if your students can identify the maps and find out what they know about Amazing People of New York.

Added by Amazing People Club on June 18, 2013 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Imagine there’s no music? No ‘beauty’ in the air?

How lucky is the music world, all of us, to have had the great John Lennonpick up a guitar?…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 17, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Another amazing ‘father-figure’ to remember in June

Our featured ‘father’ for June, Henry Ford, was great pals with Thomas Edison. No wonder they were drawn together. Both possessed amazing foresight and became great businessmen.

Added by Amazing People Club on June 16, 2013 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Do you agree women have the right to vote?

Would you be willing to be arrested for a cause – not once but many times?? Meet Emmeline Pankhurstand share her amazing story on the anniversary of her death in 1928.  Her story truly highlights women's achievements displaying sheer determination, belief and courage.…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 13, 2013 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Can you imagine trekking the wilderness for over 2 years...back in the 1800’s?

Join the journey with Meriwether Lewis- “I saw the spray arise above the plain like a column of smoke....it began to make a roaring too tremendous to be mistaken for any cause short of the great falls of the Missouri."…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 12, 2013 at 10:44pm — No Comments

FREE TRIAL – MULTI-MEDIA CLASSROOM RESOURCE eg Amazing Avatars

We would like to extend an invitation to participate in a FREE trial of a multi-media classroom resource with a difference!  Educators will be able to test the use of our avatars with students in the classroom. Click HERE for your free trial.…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 11, 2013 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Girls, historical stories and inspiration isn’t all about steam engines and aviation!

Learn more and be inspired by the story of Helena Rubinstein.

 

Added by Amazing People Club on June 10, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Who am I?

No picture, it would be too easy....click here and check out the clues.

Added by Amazing People Club on June 9, 2013 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Could one of your pupils aspire to change the world like George Stephenson? Have they, in fact, ever heard of him?

This is a great story to share with your classroom because a picture ‘paints a thousand words!’ Your students will instantly see the humble beginnings of the steam engine to what we have today, the fast train.

Meet George Stephenson.…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 6, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Do you believe it’s important to understand the human psyche and what ‘makes us tick’?

Meet Carl Jung and be inspired by his life and how he discovered what makes ‘others tick’.

Added by Amazing People Club on June 5, 2013 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Do you have a dream?

Joseph Montgolfier was a dreamer.  Like Joseph, you can 'dream' and turn your dream into a reality.

Added by Amazing People Club on June 5, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments

Class idea for educators – the story of the amazing Henry Ford – the formidable business man we celebrate today

On the 4th of June in1896, Henry Ford introduced his Quadricycle to America and proudly drove it along the streets of Detroit. It was the first automobile he designed.

HENRY FORD IS ONE OF AMERICA’S FORMIDABLE BUSINESS SUCCESSES.

This is a remarkable day to celebrate! We can take the opportunity over the next week or so, to…

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Added by Amazing People Club on June 3, 2013 at 8:37pm — No Comments

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

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