Education Through Entertainment

The World Needs Dreamers | Thomas Edison

Posted on Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Mobile Ed is proving once again that learning doesn’t have to stop when you leave the classroom, and the thirst for knowledge doesn’t stop when you grow up. In fact sometimes the older we get, the more we appreciate the lessons we learn from the past, especially those from Thomas Edison.

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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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Opening Day For Baseball (...and for School Assemblies!)

Posted on Mon, Mar 31, 2014

Today is a day many of us wait anxiously for all winter long. The opening of a new Major League Baseball season, and the unofficial beginning of summer. For some diehard fans like...cough, cough, me,cough is really the annual beginning of all sports, since for some of us baseball is the only sport that counts. As the character played by James Earl Jones in the movie Field of Dreams observed:

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Blue and Gold Banquets and School Assembly Programs and Shows

Posted on Fri, Jan 24, 2014

Today is the anniversary of the birth of the world wide Boy Scouting movement back in 1908 in England by Sir Robert Baden-Powell. In honor of the day, here is a reprint of a piece we wrote several years ago about scouting....

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Happy Holidays From America's Favorite School Assembly Guys!

Posted on Fri, Dec 20, 2013

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Kicking Off The School Year With Character Counts

Posted on Wed, Aug 14, 2013

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Chicagoland School Assembly Showcases Coming Soon!

Posted on Sun, Aug 4, 2013

One of the biggest challenges for parents, teachers and principals looking for high quality school assemblies and enrichment programs is the chore of locating them. How do you find them? How do you know they are good? Well, there are many ways to do just that, ranging from word of mouth, the internet, what the school has done before, and whatever brochures arrive in the mail. But by far the best way is to actually get a chance to meet a large variety of performers in person and see many of them actually performing segments of their shows, in person and all in one place.

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Mobile Ed's School Assembly Guide Part 20 – Hands On Assemblies

Posted on Fri, Jul 26, 2013

Ask any good teacher how kids learn the best, and they will give you the same answer. Given a choice between learning through listening to a lecture or learning through hands on experience, the latter will always provide better results. There is an old saying sometimes attributed to Confucius and sometimes to Ben Franklin. Regardless of who said it, it holds a lot of wisdom.

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Guide To School Assemblies, Part Nine - Teachers

Posted on Mon, Mar 25, 2013

In our continuing series, a Mobile Ed Guide to School Assemblies, we offer assistance to you, the parent, who has been given the unsung task of selecting and arranging shows for the children at your school. And, in this series, we attempt to answer all the questions you may have or may not have even considered yet as you approach this job.

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School Assembly Guide Part Five - What To Look For?

Posted on Fri, Mar 8, 2013

When it comes to picking school assembly programs some people know exactly what they would like to schedule. Some don’t have a clue! (There is a lot of that mentality about, actually!) When you set out to determine what shows to schedule you will find that you may have some staff who saw, say, a guy doing a Martin Luther King program at another neighboring school and thought it was great. They would really like you to get it for your school. You may also find that the principal really wants something on character issues or "character counts”. You may have a librarian who really wants to get in a particular author. The art teacher may want a residency by a particular artist. And so on.

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