Month: May 2010

Obscure Holidays Can Add Interest to Your Homeschool Day!

Did you know that yesterday was National Hamburger Day? And today is celebrated as the official End of the Middle Ages Day! Who knew? But more importantly, if you did know, think of how much fun there is in picking up the obscure factoids that surround obscure holidays like these. As Bertrand Russell said, “There

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Month: May 2010

Silly Bandz Banned in Classrooms

According to Time Magazine, schools are starting to ban Silly Bandz, rubber wristbands that snap into shapes rather than simple circles when removed from the wrist. “Students fiddle with them during class and arrange swaps … when they should be concentrating on schoolwork.” The students FIDDLE with them? Good heavens. Call out the militia! If

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