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Keeping Goats Local

Male goat babies, or kids, are often disposed of at birth since they cannot provide milk or cheese. Some of Vermont’s refugees’ main diet revolve …

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Tijuana and San Diego Borderland

Tijuana, a young city, grew out of the construction of the US-Mexico border in California. The physical barrier represents Mexicans’ gateway to opportunities as well …

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Submarine Searches for Missing Plane

The search for the missing Malaysian airplane has gone underwater.  The Bluefin robotic submarine is using sound waves to gather images of the ocean floor. …

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Boston Marathon Bombings One Year Later

One year ago two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing 3 people and injuring at least 250 people.  Sixteen …

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Boston Marathon Runners

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.  Following the blasts, thousands runners were told in the middle of their race that …

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Nose Smells 1 Trillion Smells

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Minimum Wage Debate

President Obama spent the last week touring the country to …

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Planning great lessons takes a lot of work. Let us help you with our in-depth lesson plans that include a listening guide with transcripts, vocabulary, class activities, and additional resources.

Auditory learning for better listeners.

Students practice their listening skills while they are absorbed in the story. And practice improves listening. Research shows improved listening comprehension correlates with better reading comprehension.