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by Denis Cummings Abraham Lincoln is one of the most studied figures in American history, but there is still much you may not know about...

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Skype gives students and teachers the ability to connect with the outside world without leaving the classroom, allowing them to meet face-to-face with the...

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In recent years, the iPad has become an integral tool in the classroom. From interactive books to helping students with autism communicate better, iPads...

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Why do we fall back one hour in the autumn, and spring ahead one hour in the spring? Most U.S. residents dutifully set their clocks...

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The first installment of the serial “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” appeared in a periodical on June 5, 1851. The serial’s popularity was so immense that...

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