Monthly Archives: February 2008

2 Million Minutes

Bob Compton, an Indianapolis venture-capitalist-turned-filmmaker, has produced a controversial new documentary called “2 Million Minutes” that looks at how American education falls short in today’s global economy. What I saw in the K-12 schools absolutely shocked me in both India … Continue reading

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All Kids are Scientists

A.K.A. Science (All Kids are Scientists) is a fun, hands-on after school science program for children in grades K-8. Our playful, yet structured activities encourage observation of the world through exploration, and help dispel the myth that science is difficult … Continue reading

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TumbleVille Studios — Tumbling for your Kids!

TumbleVille Studios is a great place to learn tumbling. Sessions are taught by Gail Bruner who is a former competitive gymnast with 20 years of teaching experience. Gail has a B.S. in Human Services and Therapeutic Recreation, a Teaching Certification … Continue reading

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PakNaks

Paknaks are soft rubbery gewgaws that attach with velcro to your child’s clothes, backpacks, bike helmets, or any other thing you want to personalize. Very cute and stylish, and kids ( maybe younger kids, but check them out for older … Continue reading

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ICE Campaign:In Case Of Emergency

We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends. If we were to be involved in an accident … Continue reading

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Schoolhouse Supplies Scores $189,000 from the Spelling Bee!

And congratulations to Shelley Clark! The Wells Fargo Celebrity Spelling Bee held on Thursday, January 31st raised a total of $189,000 in vital funding for Schoolhouse Supplies, the award-winning Free Store for teachers in Portland. More than 500 guests gathered … Continue reading

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FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST is hosting a Robotics Competition the First Weekend in March; that is, Thursday Feb 28, Friday Feb 29, Saturday Mar 1. We went to a Robotics show at PSU a couple of years ago; it was pretty cool, but … Continue reading

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Feb 2008 Book Group Comment Anchor

Hi, this is just a comment anchor for the Book Group, since the pages can’t have comments.

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