Monthly Archives: January 2019

Try “Read Works” with Your Students


Hi Kevin,   January is the perfect time for Article-A-Day™! Kick off or continue your routine with these K-8 sets related to civil rights to get ready for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Learn the simple nonfiction routine that builds background knowledge, vocabulary, … Continue reading

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KCK : Bacon Named 2019 Kansas Horizon Award Winner


Teacher Bailey Bacon Named 2019 Kansas Horizon Award Winner Bailey Bacon was named as a 2019 Kansas Horizon Award winner by Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson. Bacon is a second-year teacher at J.C. Harmon High School in Kansas … Continue reading

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Childhood trauma. Adverse childhood experiences.These are NOT FOUND in the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030.


Tell Gov’t: Address Child Trauma for Healthy People 2030! Amelie Ramirez, Salud America! <saludamerica@uthscsa.edu>To:Kevin StodaJan 8 at 11:28 AM Childhood trauma. Adverse childhood experiences.These are NOT FOUND in the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030. To right this wrong, send our model … Continue reading

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Why more teachers in KC should join the NEA


National Education Association of Kansas City, KS Jen Holt, President Ollie Carroll, UniServ Director Executive BoardOfficersJamila Harris-Smith, Vice President Kristin Shuck, Secretary Ty Collins, Treasurer Tresia Hassan, At-LargeArea Representatives Avaree NormanEmilee RoseMichael RebneDom DeRosaAnthony Marie JohnsonRebekka BrosmerAlyce Edwards Happy New … Continue reading

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International Travel Opportunities, Scholarships for Teachers


Dear educators: Though the drama in Washington, makes thinking about East Asia rather difficult now, the importance of China, Korea and Japan continues to grow. The opportunities below will help you and your students in turn better understand their underlying … Continue reading

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Picture the face of the refugee, the sex trafficked, the enslaved, and the impoverished mother who cannot provide for her kids


 Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has … sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives.” -Luke 4:18 ESV  Like the days when Jesus preached this message, there are many types of “captives” in our generation. Picture the … Continue reading

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Being My Own Fibro Chiropractor : The Power of Saying No


Fibromyalgia News Today Weekly ColumnsSee below for a brief overview of last week’s columns, written by fibromyalgia patient specialists. Click through to read each piece in its entirety:Being My Own Fibro Chiropractor  The Power of Saying No  Being My Own Fibro … Continue reading

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Trump Should have us Spend Billions on Windturbines, Solar Panels to Cover the Nation’s Highways


Share on Twitter or Facebook Today the government shutdown is officially the longest ever.  This is outrageous, irresponsible and undemocratic.  Most Americans are pro-immigration. And most Americans are anti-wall.  And most Americans would rather spend $5 billion on infrastructure, education or healthcare. Here’s our list of 9 … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Highland Haven:


Mexico’s Highland Haven: The Enduring Charm of San Miguel de Allende By Jason Holland It’s about 75 F and sunny…a slight breeze rustles the potted palm next to me. I’m on my rooftop terrace. I spend a lot of time up … Continue reading

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Constitutional Accountability Needed in America Now


THE MONTHLYJanuary 2019 Edition CAC Joins The House’s ACA Fight On behalf of the House of Representatives, Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC), along with the House General Counsel and Munger, Tolles & Olson, filed a motion to intervene in Texas v. United States, a case in which federal courts are … Continue reading

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