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Crime Scenes Get Teens Excited About Learning

 

Kris WolfeClarksville, TN – Getting kids to school simply requires a bus and a semi-awake child. Getting kids to actually look forward to learning is a much bigger challenge.

How many times has your child asked you why they need to learn Algebra or Chemistry? How many times have you tried to relate it to something interesting but came up short? Tying school learning objectives to the interests of teens is an age-old challenge, but always worth the effort.

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Clarksville-Montgomery Public Library offers Free Downloadable Music and Online Classes

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery Public Library will be offering two new electronic resources for library card holders in Montgomery County – Freegal Music and Universal Class – available immediately on the library website: www.mcgtn.org/library — under the E-Resources tab.

Freegal Music, which is short for Free and Legal, is a resource that expands the collection of music available to C-MCPL library card holders by over 3 million songs. Each cardholder in good standing may download up to three MP3 files per week at no charge. These songs become the property of the library user once they are downloaded. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Education says 2013 TCAP Results Show Sustained Growth among Tennessee Students

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education announced that students across the state performed better on the 2013 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) than the previous year, marking three consecutive years of continued improvement.

For the first time since the state implemented more rigorous standards in 2009, more than half of students in grades 3-8 are on grade level in every TCAP Achievement subject, reaching higher levels of proficiency in 2013 on 22 of 24 tested subjects than in 2012.

2013 TCAP Results

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NASA Engineer Adam Steltzner explains the importance of the Mars Curiosity Rover

 

Written by Dauna D. Coulter
Science at NASA

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Adam Steltzner doesn’t sound much like an ordinary engineer.

For instance, when we asked him if he would talk about Curiosity—and explain why the Mars rover matters to ordinary people–the former rock-n-roller responded “I’m totally down with that.”

He really is down with it. Steltzner is the NASA engineer who helped take the country’s cool new Curiosity rover to the surface of Mars with moves – and flair – even Evel Knievel would envy.

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Crye-Leike welcomes Realtor Alison Cox to its Clarksville, Sango Branch Office

 

Former Math Teacher Has All Of The Right Answers For Her New Real Estate Clients

Crye-Leike REALTORSClarksville, TN – After 15 years spent helping her math students find all of the right answers, Clarksville Realtor Alison M. Cox is ready to help her buyers and sellers find the right solutions to all of their real estate needs.

Alison recently obtained her real estate license and joined Crye-Leike, REALTORS in its Clarksville, Sango branch office. She was previously a high school math teacher at Rossview High School for the last four years.

“My previous experience as a math teacher will benefit me in numerous ways as an affiliate broker,” said Alison. “There is no one more difficult to sell than a math student. If I can help sell math students on listening in class, completing homework and successfully passing Algebra, I think real estate will be a great fit for me.” «Read the rest of this article»

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