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Feedback from the Education Community

Educator Website Feedback InspireMyKids was recently reviewed and highlighted as a Featured Site here by the outstanding and free teacher resource website, TeachersFirst.com.  Among the practical ways their editors envision using InspireMyKids in the classroom: “Share stories from the site on your interactive whiteboard or projector when learning about character traits such as sportsmanship, perseverance, and…

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Sargeant Merlin German – A Profile in Courage and Perseverance

In 2005, while serving in Iraq, Sargeant Merlin German nearly died in a roadside bombing. He suffered severe burns over most of his body. But he bravely battled back and was awarded the Purple Heart. In April 2008, German died suddenly after a procedure to graft skin onto his lip. He was only 22 years old. This…

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Kids' Books Can Give Lessons for Life

Life has its ups and downs, and for a kid, the downs can sometimes be overwhelming. Experiences such as a death in the family, a bullying situation, or even a move can have a significant impact on a kid. Oftentimes, when faced with difficult situations, kids are reluctant to express the confusion or frustration they feel and end…

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Butterflies – Inspiring Program That Works with Children In Need

Butterflies is a wonderful program in India that works with kids in need. The program contains four shelters and 12 educational centers for kids. The program helps 1,000 children in New Delhi and is democratic, meaning it allow kids to be involved in decision-making. This video show the Butterflies program in action! Additional Resources: Here is an article that gives…

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Patrick Awuah – Educating Leaders with a Liberal Education in Ghana

As a teenager, Patrick Awuah left Ghana to attend college in America. After that, he stayed in America, embarking on a career at Microsoft. But in 1998, Patrick decided to return to Ghana. He wanted to help shape the future leaders of Africa, and he felt that the best way he could do so was to help…

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Blessings in a Backpack – Feeding Hungry Kids, One Backpack-ful At a Time!

Stockbroker Stan Curtis realized that there are many kids in America who have food provided to them at school during the week but who have little or no food on the weekends. And so, in 2005, Stan began a wonderful program that helps provide weekend food to kids who need it. His program is called Blessings in…

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