Education Through Entertainment

Keep Your Eyes on the Stars and Your Feet on the Ground

Posted on Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Another new living history program joins the Mobile Ed lineup - Teddy Roosevelt!

We have had numerous historical characters come through Mobile Ed over the years.  Our time machine has allowed Thomas Edison, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ben Franklin, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain (and even Huckleberry Finn, if he counts) to visit tens of thousands of schools and institutions all over the country.  

One character that's always been missing from our menu is Theodore Roosevelt, but not anymore!Now, thanks to experienced historical performer Peter Small, Teddy Roosevelt joins our lineup of professionall "living history" characters!  We're very excited to be featuring another historical icon more off the beaten path than Abraham Lincoln, which while an excellent program, we realize many schools have already experienced and are looking for something new for this generation of students.

Read More

What Do You Know About History – Teaching With School Shows

Posted on Thu, Apr 4, 2013

Today was a pretty momentous day in history. What do you know about what happened on April 4 in past times? If you are like most Americans, the answer is probably not much. Which is sad. I know that many Americans think history is boring. We are so busy rushing headlong into the future, we find little time to think about what is past. But that is not only sad, it is tragic.

Read More

Midwest School Assembly Programs - Geoff visits Sanborn Elementary

Posted on Sat, Mar 12, 2011

Our resident author, Geoff Beauchamp, writes blog posts exemplifying the talent of his co-workers and the importance of the school assembly programs they present. The humble Mr. Beauchamp never writes to exemplify his talent. This blog post will do what has never been done before, praise Geoff for his dedication, hard work and inspiring performance as Abraham Lincoln.

Read More

Get To Know Your History! - School Assemblies and State Standards

Posted on Fri, Jan 7, 2011

We have looked at State Educational Standards a few times now, examining how school assemblies can so strongly support what children are supposed to be learning. The last few times I used Kentucky as an example, but the results can be similar in any state. This time let’s look at Indiana instead, and instead of science let’s take a look at Social Studies, and, in particular, history!

Read More