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PA Geographic Bee

Hello Friends! While teaching is my day job, I'm also the new coordinator of the Pennsylvania Geographic Bee. Similar to spelling bees, the geographic bee asks students in grades 4-8 geography-based questions. This is a national event held in each…Continue

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Gun Violence/School Shootings - Events and Resources

Friends School Educators,Friends Council is deeply concerned by the increasing gun violence that we are witnessing over the past year. From schools to concerts to movie theaters, these mass shootings generate a range of difficult and complex…Continue

Started by Betsy Torg in Sample Title on Wednesday.

11th annual Mindfulness in Education conference, March 26-18, 2018

This is a terrific conference for anyone interested in mindfulness with children, teens, parents, and teachers.March 16-18, 2018 at the University of the District of ColumbiaThe inspiring and creative Holistic Life Foundation members are the keynote…Continue

Started by Irene McHenry in Sample Title on Wednesday.

Schools flying flags at half mast for 12 months following a mass shooting in the U.S. 5 Replies

Friends,It occurs to me that schools could resolve to fly their flags at half mast for 12 months following a mass shooting anywhere in the U.S. as a witness to lives needlessly lost. While I have stronger feelings about this issue than "...lives…Continue

Started by Tom Ceresini in Sample Title. Last reply by Thomas J. Lees on Tuesday.

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PA Geographic Bee

Hello Friends! While teaching is my day job, I'm also the new coordinator of the Pennsylvania Geographic Bee. Similar to spelling bees, the geographic bee asks students in grades 4-8 geography-based questions. This is a national event held in each state, with first place winners moving on to the national bee. I'm seeking volunteers to help with judging and moderating on Friday, April 6 in Harrisburg, PA at the State Museum. If you're interested, please email me for more information…See More
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Learning in the Light: Faith & Play Training

A resource that helps children find words and images for expressing their experiences of spirituality and wonder in their lives.Supporting children's spiritual lives through wonder and play; scripted stories to help children explore Quaker testimonies, faith and practice. This story-sharing practice works well with multi-aged groups of children as well as in multi-generational settings.See More
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Gun Violence/School Shootings - Events and Resources

Friends School Educators,Friends Council is deeply concerned by the increasing gun violence that we are witnessing over the past year. From schools to concerts to movie theaters, these mass shootings generate a range of difficult and complex emotions for all of us - young people, families, and for you as educators and leaders. In reaching out to you, we want you to know we are holding you and your community in the Light during these difficult times.As we move through this difficult time,…See More
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Gun Violence/School Shootings - Events and Resources

Friends School Educators,Friends Council is deeply concerned by the increasing gun violence that we are witnessing over the past year. From schools to concerts to movie theaters, these mass shootings generate a range of difficult and complex emotions for all of us - young people, families, and for you as educators and leaders. In reaching out to you, we want you to know we are holding you and your community in the Light during these difficult times.As we move through this difficult time,…See More
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11th annual Mindfulness in Education conference, March 26-18, 2018

This is a terrific conference for anyone interested in mindfulness with children, teens, parents, and teachers.March 16-18, 2018 at the University of the District of ColumbiaThe inspiring and creative Holistic Life Foundation members are the keynote speakers on Friday night; two of the three members are alumni of Friends School Baltimore.There is a wonderful choice of engaging workshops on Saturday.Elizabeth Kriynovich from Delaware Valley Friends School is co-leading the Sunday day of…See More
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