Education Through Entertainment

School Assemblies - An Antidote to Winter Blues

Posted on Mon, Nov 29, 2010

So Thanksgiving is over and that only means one thing here in Michigan and Ohio and the rest of the Midwest. Winter is coming and it’s right around the corner! 

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Thanksgiving - School Assembly Programs to Promote Holidays

Posted on Wed, Nov 24, 2010

Well, tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, and many of us will have severely expanded waistlines on Friday! I want to wish all of you a happy and joyous day, hopefully spent in celebration with family and loved ones.

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Supporting Social Studies in Ohio through School Assemblies

Posted on Thu, Nov 4, 2010

Many states focus their 4th Grade curriculum on elements of their own state history. This gives the savvy coordinator of school assembly programs some great options! For example, in Illinois, Indiana or Kentucky a perfect subject for an assembly program is, of course, Abraham Lincoln. But with a little scholarship and a little digging, you can get some great ideas for school assembly programs at your school by perusing the content standards for your state. They are usually found quite easily these days on the web site for your state’s Board of Education.

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Sports and Motivation – School Assemblies that Motivate!

Posted on Mon, Oct 18, 2010

I sit tonight watching the beginning of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The New York Yankees are tied one game apiece with the Texas Rangers, and tonight’s game is in Yankee Stadium.
The place is packed and the excitement is so thick you can cut it with a knife (well, almost!). It is so easy for all of us to be excited and motivated by the competition of sports.

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Field Trips - School Assemblies eliminate the cost and the hassle!

Posted on Wed, Oct 13, 2010

It is Fall and a lot of schools are looking for things to do with the kids to break up the daily grind of classroom work and augment the educational process through a field trip. And there is nothing wrong with field trips! We all love taking trips to cool destinations. Trips to a Planetarium or the Zoo or a historical site all contribute mightily to a students education and can spark the imagination in countless ways.

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School Assemblies - Lincoln Levity

Posted on Wed, Aug 4, 2010

I was just speaking with another member of our staff here, and I was reminded of an old story from my early days performing my Abraham Lincoln assembly program, and I thought it might be amusing to some.

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School Assemblies - Seasonal Programs

Posted on Mon, Jul 19, 2010

If you are looking for ideas for school assemblies that are relevant to the curriculum then one good plan is to try and tie things to the calendar. I like to think of these as “seasonal” programs. 

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School Assemblies - A Funny Thing Happened

Posted on Wed, Jun 23, 2010

A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the School Assembly Program

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