Tuesday, February 25, 2014

African-American History Month - The Tough Little Boy Who Became an Astronaut

When NASA astronaut Dr. Ronald McNair was a little boy, he yearned for knowledge, and at only nine years old walked a mile to his local library to check out some books. The library in his hometown, however, was not open to people of color, and the librarian called the police to send him away. Little Ron was not to be dissuaded, however, and he stayed until the police and his mother arrived.

The rest, as they say, is history...

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Celebrating African-American History Month

In honor of African-American History Month 2014, we are going to work in an interactive, online digital learning project called:

306: African-American History

306: African American History by EverFi

  1. Log in to your EverFi account (the same account you used for your Digital Literacy program).
  2. Click "Add a Course".
  3. Type in the 306 course code (on the board).
  4. Take the survey.
  5. Begin the 306 program to learn about African-American History!

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