Career And Education
What makes literature good is its ability to stand the test of time, remaining relevant to future generations and a multitude of interpretations that allows each individual to find something of relevance to their own lives; it addresses a universal theme that reaches all human experience for all time. Literature bridges the gap between past and present human struggle in hopes of making sense of it all.
The following is an introduction by author Craig Steven Wilder to an excerpt from his new book Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America's Universities: It is difficult to imagine college campuses as sites for exploring the lives of enslaved people in colonial America; however, early campuses were spaces in which faculty and students routinely interacted with slaves...
Denver, CO --(PR.com)-- The Language School, a World Languages School with locations throughout Colorado, has published Inglés: Fácil y Divertido Básico Nivel 1: Fundaciones, a beginners level textbook geared towards teaching English to native Spanish speakers.
By Dick Resch - Kids have just headed back to school. Unfortunately, many of them may be greeted by worn-out desks and broken chairs. More than three-quarters of U.S. schools are in need of repairs.
The “A Book That Shaped Me” Library of Congress National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest, a program that asks rising 5th and 6th graders to reflect on a book that has made a personal impact in their lives, has announced its 2013 winners.
When Patrick McKnight was incarcerated in 2006, he soon began to realize the things in his outside life that he had taken for granted. Especially his relationship with his children. Stuck in a jail that didn’t allow visits from children under the age of eighteen, McKnight didn’t see his own for nearly three years. During his time, he wrote a book inspired by what he learned firsthand about parental love.
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