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Let’s Expand Our Vocabularies This National Dictionary Day!

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How we can have some fun this National Dictionary Day. National Dictionary Day is an occasion every October 16th and it coincides with Noah Webster’s birthday.  Noah Webster is widely considered the “Father of American Scholarship and Education,” for his creation of the first American language dictionary in 1828. Webster is famous for creating the Americanized

Understanding Genealogy on National Family History Month

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October is National Family History Month. October is National Family History and, as the name suggests, this month is dedicated to learning more about our ancestors.  One suggestion is by exploring our genealogy. According to Merriam Webster the definition has four iterations and they are: Definition of genealogy 1: an account of the descent of a person, family,

Shall We Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 through October 15.  With this month of cultural celebration, many of us may want to celebrate in substantive ways. Here are some of the ways that we suggest consideration. Learn About Influential Hispanic Figures in History One great way to celebrate this month

How We Can Honor World Teachers’ Day

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Let’s show our thanks this World Teachers’ Day. Today is World Teachers’ Day.  Also known as International Teachers Day, this designation commemorates the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.  As the name suggests, this holiday is appreciating educators all over the world and acknowledging the role they play in shaping society. We can

Let’s Celebrate National Good Neighbor Day

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Let’s all try to be better neighbors. Today is National Good Neighbor Day.  As the name suggests, this occasion is about going out of our ways to be good neighbors as well as to recognize the neighbors who have been good to us.  In honor of this National Good Neighbor Day, here are some suggestions

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Let’s get inspired to learn more this Hispanic Heritage Month. This year, National Hispanic Heritage Month falls between September 15 and October 15.  This month-long designation is dedicated to recognizing the contributions that Hispanic and Latino Americans have made throughout history. Additionally, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans

Let’s Celebrate Women in Power This Women of Achievement Month

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Let’s honor the women who made significant contributions throughout history. September is Women of Achievement Month. This month is dedicated to honoring and celebrating the women who have made significant social, scientific, and other contributions throughout history. In honor of this Women of Achievement Month, here are some inspiring quotes from influential women. “We realize the