Everybody wants students to learn in school, but figuring out how to measure learning can be a huge problem − as Illinois is finding out. Come March, students throughout Illinois will encounter a new standardized exam that has already generated a lot of controversy.
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Publisher ABC-CLIO is hosting a new history research competition, History Uncovered. Teams of 2-6 high school students can compete for cash prizes for them and their school. From the History Uncovered website:
Select the top 10 people, events, or places that have shaped the course of history.
Choose from the following options:
U.S. Government and Civics
Ancient World History (through late Middle Ages, A.D. 1500)
Modern World History (A.D. 1500 through present)
Prizes for the High School Competition will be awarded in each of the five categories.
Prizes include digital whiteboards, monetary grants, ABC-CLIO online database product subscriptions for schools, and cash awards for student winners. All Team Entries have an opportunity to be included in the History Uncovered Hall of Fame, and are also eligible for monthly drawings for school site prizes!
Monday, Jan. 19 is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday! To honor King’s legacy, why not join in a national day of service? Visit: http://www.mlkday.gov/ to learn more.
To serve local students, the Niles Public Library will also provide Open Gaming!
Monday, Jan 19, 2:30-5:00pm
Play Guitar Hero and other games on our big screens, and learn how you can get involved at the library!