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International Literacy Day!
As our youth return to school and Unesco celebrates International Literacy Day on Monday September 8, it is an opportune time to reflect on the importance of educational, scientific and cultural developments.

Basic literacy skills among children and adults are paramount to communities and societies. 

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We owe much to some amazing trendsetters, such as Helen Keller and Maria Montessori for their…

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Sojourner Truth - FREE eBook and Audio for September

Sojourner Truth – FREE eBook and Audio for September

Celebrating Women of Achievement Month

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Who can we choose, from the thousands of Amazing Women we know, for our latest FREE story? We did not have to dig too deep to decide on this incredible individual.

Showing great courage, resilience and love, our FREE eBook and Audio this month is the heart warming and heroic story of Sojourner Truth.

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From the despair of slavery and all its degradation and…

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Maria Montessori’s Birthday

Maria Montessori’s Birthday

Celebrate with us and meet Maria Montessori

Here is yet another amazing story of achievement. Maria was a clever, multi-talented woman whose methods of early childhood education are still applied in Montessori schools world-wide.

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Many people do not know that Maria Montessori was actually the first female doctor in Italy. Maria is an inspiring role model for girls as she had to…

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English Teachers - introducing an amazing ELT Reader!

English Teachers – introducing an amazing ELT Reader!

In collaboration with Harper Collins, The Amazing People Club’s fascinating history titles are now available in their Amazing People ELT Readers.

Harper Collins have featured the incredible performer, Ella Fitzgerald. Read how the content is used to captivate the reader and enhance reading ability.

Learning English has never been so diverse and interesting! Dear English Language Learner

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He may be short in stature, but he had a BIG personality!

He may be short in stature, but he had a BIG personality!

Today is the birthday of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Napoleon 23 Born in 1769 and nicknamed ‘the Little Corporal’ due to his  Paris_0_0 Napoleon Bonaparte is regarded as one of the most ruthless and greatest military leaders of all time.  During his reign, he experienced great victories and devastating defeats.    

Napoleon4His policies and practice shaped European politics in the 19th Century, and he had a major impact…

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Samuel Morse - FREE eBook and Audio for August

Samuel Morse – FREE eBook and Audio for August

August is Romance Awareness Month and American Artist Appreciation Month. artist hands pd

The love of art is just like a romance ~

 

The impact that art has on us individually varies. Art is an incredible way to communicate and without the need for words, we can take in what we see in the most personal way. We are only influenced by the talent of the artist and we have the privilege of determining how…

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Can You Name the Men in this Photograph?

Can You Name the Men in this Photograph?

Can you name the men in this photograph?

If not, then we know we are on the right track in bringing them to your attention, because these men are famous for their contribution in the field of psychology, and deserve to be remembered. Are you interested in psychology?

  • These men pictured had a dream and vision that compelled them to improve the world. They pathed the way in understanding who we are…

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Honoring Edith Cavell

It is offical! British nurse, Edith Cavell, will be featured on a new commemorative £5 coin next year. The Royal Mint will issue a set of coins to commemorate the centenary of World War I.

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During her work as a nurse in German-occupied Belgium, Edith helped save many lives of the soldiers from both sides.

Her courage and dedication is an inspirational life story this honor is well deserved. She…

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Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo Marconi

Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo Marconi

To celebrate the birthday of NIKOLA TESLA this week, take this class challenge – find out more about this amazing man and compare his story with that of Guglielmo Marconi! On June 2nd, 1896, radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi applied for the following patent – “Improvements in Transmitting Electrical impulses and Signals, and in Apparatus therefor”.

However, Guglielmo’s patent was not without…

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