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Guinness World Record Day Takes the Globe by Storm!

Tweet Yesterday, thousands of people around the globe spent the entire day attempting to break completely obscure and unbelievable records during the 5th annual Guinness World Record Day – and I missed it! Though I wasn’t fortunate enough to participate in any number of this year’s amazing record shattering events and world-record attempts, let’s take [...]

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Risk it all for the sake of Geography and History Education

Tweet Remember when your parents tried to sneak vegetables onto your plate and thought you wouldn’t notice? Just as you wouldn’t eat those vegetables because they were ‘good for you,’ students won’t learn ‘because they have to,’ especially difficult subjects such as geography. I’ve never had a strong grasp on geography, which is apparent when [...]

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Bean Bags and Tic-Tac-Toe – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers the Toss Across

Tweet As a toddler, there was nothing I loved more than playing Tic-Tac-Toe on my refrigerator with those boring yellow magnetic X’s and O’s; after all, when you play by yourself, you’re always the winner. In spite of my one-sided victories, my interest in Tic-Tac-Toe became an obsession (especially when I was victorious against other [...]

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Colorful Beads, Giant Rubber Bands, and a Mega Meatball – A World Record Trilogy

Tweet When I was eight, I swore that one day I would break a world record and be showered with eternal glory (ah, the certainty of youth)! However, while I’m still searching for that elusive World Record title, the eastern United States is bursting with record breaking hijinks!   All good things come in three’s [...]

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Word Play, Strategy, and a Big Game Sanctioned Dictionary – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers Scrabble

Tweet Scrabble was my favorite childhood game – when I played with my friends. But, if I challenged my dad to a “friendly” game, it turned into the Scrabble scene from The Wedding Planner when Mary dominates the board. I quote, “E-A-R-W-A-X. “X” on a double letter, “E” on a triple word – 72 points!” [...]

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Turn Traditional Designs into Modern Day Wonders – An Ode to Origami

Tweet My first experience with origami failed miserably – the paper was too small, the crane figure was too ornate, and my fingers were like plump sausages trying to create delicate folds. Though I was (and am still to this day) inexperienced with origami, I blame my utter failure on the tiny piece of paper [...]

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