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November 25, 2011 - Thank a Teacher!
Nov 22, 2011
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November 25th is The National Day of Listening, a day to interview those in your life with stories to tell. Ask your grandma about what life was like when she was a little girl. Ask your manicurist where she came from. Ask your dad to tell you funny story about his college days.
This year NPR's Story Corps is asking everyone to take a moment and thank a teacher on November 25. Find out why they chose teaching, what makes it rewarding for them. Stop and listen and give teachers the thanks they deserve!
Feb 21, 2014:
Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai recently visited the border between Jordan and Syria where hundreds of refugees cross each day seeking safety and shelter from the violence in their homeland.
Jan 20, 2014:
Zambia is currently in the middle of developing a constitution for its nation, but it had a problem. How was the government going to ask for and receive feedback from people all over the country in a cost-effective, organized, and time efficient manner?