Education Through Entertainment

3 Ways to Bring Abraham Lincoln to Life in Your Classroom

Posted on Mon, May 9, 2022

3 Ways to Bring Abraham Lincoln to Life in Your Classroom


Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most famous presidents. Considering his efforts with the Union, the Emancipation Proclamation, and his magnificent speeches, Lincoln is an important figure for students of all ages to learn about. For students who may struggle to wrap their heads around historical events, educators at Mobile Ed Productions, Inc. have several immersive activities for you to use to help teach about Abraham Lincoln in your classroom this year. 

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15 Books to Read with your Students During Women’s History Month

Posted on Mon, Feb 28, 2022

15 Books to Read with your Students During Women’s History Month 

(Image of Margaret Mead, an American Anthropologist, from Library of Congress)

For decades, the United States has been celebrating and honoring the women who have contributed to our history, society, and culture during the month of March. Milestones of women can often be overlooked, so this time of year is dedicated to noticing, appreciating, and understanding the important women who may be left out of the classroom and social discussions. As educators, we have the important opportunity to encourage the study of these women, inside and outside of our classrooms. 

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Celebrate George Washington this Presidents’ Day

Posted on Mon, Feb 21, 2022

George Washington’s life story is also the story of the beginning of our nation. At the convention to revise the Articles of Confederation, George Washington was unanimously voted to be the convention’s President. His quiet presence at the convention encouraged compromise, healthy debate, and unity between delegates. His part in the creation of the United States constitution still has an immense influence on us today. We’ve honored George Washington with an incredible monument and a federal holiday, but Mobile Ed Productions, Inc. invites you to bring the celebrations of George Washington into your classroom this year. 

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Meet President Lincoln | Historical Character Assembly

Posted on Wed, Nov 15, 2017

History can be a delicate subject in today's climate, but one of the most important lessons we can teach students today is that of the life of Abraham Lincoln.

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I Like the Dreams of the Future Better Than the History of the Past

Posted on Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Yet another new living history character program tours with Mobile Ed - Thomas Jefferson!

In addition to George Washington and Teddy Roosevelt (just to metnion a few), professional historical impersonator Peter Small also portrays founding father Thomas Jefferson in a 45-minute educational assembly program for kids K-12.  
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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.

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Discover the Technology of Today Through the Words of Yesterday

Posted on Tue, Jul 14, 2015

History comes alive with Thomas Edison - now available in Califorina and the Pacific Northwest

Our Thomas Edison assembly program has been a mainstay in our lineup for years.  Some of our very best performers have played the role of the world's greatest inventor including Joe French, Jim Tait, Ryan Thompson, Tom Swenson, Tom Johnson and more.

Now, Peter Small joins the list of world-class Thomas Edison performers!  This veteran history performer also portrays George Washington, Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson in school assemblies of their own.  He will be playing Edison (and the other characters) in schools in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nedava, New Mexcio and Colorado, with other states to be announced.

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Mobile Ed Presents a New Assembly - George Washington!

Posted on Wed, Jul 8, 2015

Announcing a New Assembly and a New Performer!

Mobile Ed Productions is proud to announce the newest member of the school assembly family - veteran historical performer Peter Small!  Mr. Small has been impersonating nearly a dozen different historical characters all over the country for the last 20 years.

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Why Choose a History Program?

Posted on Tue, Nov 18, 2014

I think that is an honest question that I am dying to answer.  Most people will confess that history was boring to them in school. I am one of those.  My son and my wife are just the opposite. They LOVE history. I wish I had too.  I believe if I had been exposed to a few assembly programs featuring believable historical characters that were interesting, held my attention, carried me to their time in history, and challenged my thinking, I would have had a totally different attitude as I entered the history classroom.

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