Day: November 29, 2020

This Week at DE: Week of November 29

Hi everyone! My name is Maria Truitt, and I’m the Senior Video Producer and Editor on the Global Marketing team at Discovery Education.  I produce create videos for our marketing campaigns, along with some virtual field trips and other content pieces. 

We hope you had a great Thanksgiving weekend and are ready to start the last month of the year! Have you already had your holiday decorations up or did you wait until after Thanksgiving? Reply to the tweet and let me know! 

Speaking of the holidays…we have some pretty awesome resources in Discovery Education Experience to kick off

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The fate of Ruby Bridges’ historic school in New Orleans

Bridges eventually graduated from high school, worked and became a civil rights activist, forming the Ruby Bridges Foundation in 1999 to fight racism and promote tolerance. She lives with her husband and four sons in New Orleans.

But what happened to William Frantz Elementary School? That’s what this post details, written by Connie L. Schaffer, associate professor of teacher education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Martha Graham Viator, associate professor emeritus of education at Rowan University; and Meg White, associate professor of education at Stockton University.

This appeared on the Conversation website, a nonprofit, independent news

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