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Social Studies Teachers — Lessons of Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore: Stories of Determination By Carol Johnston — What qualities do most parents and teachers hope to encourage and nurture in their children?  How about determination and strength of purpose? The story of Mt. Rushmore, its artist, its workers, and the presidents carved into that mountain tell varied and excitingRead More …


Promo — Label Daddy Great for Camp and School

Keep Your Kid’s Stuff Out of Lost-and-Found — Label Daddy Helps Your Kids Keep it Together … If you’re like my family, you’re still finishing up your child’s summer camp laundry at the same time you’re getting their back-to-school gear together. Here’s a great way to keep your kid’s stuffRead More …


Review — Kangeaux Walkabouts

A Carryall Strap/Clip with a Thousand and One Uses — Your Bear Spray, Water Bottle, or Whatever … Always At-the-Ready! About a week before my family headed out on our National Park adventures, I got an email from Zach Dycus, the inventor of a new carryall called the Kangeaux Walkabout.Read More …


We Were on the Weather Channel!

Grand Teton National Park (2 of 4) Live from Signal Mountain Lodge We celebrated the end of the July 4th weekend with a few million fans of the National Parks and the Weather Channel. This was a pretty awesome moment for our little family, but you can take a lookRead More …


Science Teachers — Bring the National Parks to Your Classroom!

Badlands National Park (5 of 5) By Carol Johnston If you’re a teacher, it may not be possible to travel to South Dakota with your 4th grade students. Nothing can replace trekking around the mounds and ravines of the Badlands in South Dakota, but you can definitely bring the BadlandsRead More …


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