The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of five inhabited insular areas of the United States, along with American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Puerto Rico. The territory comprises a number of islands including St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island. The eastern islands form the British territory, and the Spanish Puerto Rican Virgin Islands are to the west.
Caribbean Genealogy Library Has V.I. History Project for Teachers
The Caribbean Genealogy Library has an opportunity for educators (active or retired, elementary to high school) to work on a project related to Virgin Islands history.
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:16:00 GMT
USVI teacher participates in national discussion of schools and climate change response
Michaelrose Ravalier of Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas participated in a panel of national educators Thursday to discuss ways that the public schools can adapt to the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jan 2021 22:06:00 GMT
Chicago teachers vote to teach from home, defying district
The Chicago Teachers Union said Sunday that its members voted to defy an order to return to the classroom over concerns about COVID-19, setting up a showdown with ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Jan 2021 07:44:00 GMT
U.S. Virgin Islands
The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) an unincorporated organized territory of ... dates to 1679 and according to legend was used by the infamous pirate Edward ?Blackbeard? Teach to watch for ships entering ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:01:00 GMT
K12 Climate Action Panel Highlights Education Systems Adapting to Impacts of Climate Change
The panelists included: Michaelrose Ravalier, a certified science educator teaching at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Alberto M. Carvalho, superintendent of ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 17 Jan 2021 15:00:00 GMT
Living Aboard in Paradise
It?s a breezy night in the warm gulf stream, and I am wide awake with anticipation. Dawn, my wife and ever-capable mate, is off watch and fast asleep. I brace against the cockpit coaming and stare out ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:01:34 GMT
In the animal kingdom, rituals that connect, renew and heal
Lessons Animals Can Teach Us About Connection, Community, and Ourselves ,? elephant scientist Caitlin O?Connell kicks off an engaging tour of rituals in the animal kingdom. O?Connell defines a ritual ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:11:00 GMT
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith Takes Aim at Racial Gaps in Health Care
Appointed head of the incoming administration?s task force on health equity, the Yale University scientist ?is not sitting in her ivory tower.? ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:11:00 GMT
Why Mentors Are More Important Now Than Ever
Rather, it was born of the frustration he felt while his British Virgin Islands-bound plane was stuck ... which increased his ability to teach and engage audiences. Such exchanges of information ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Jan 2021 07:00:00 GMT
Future of work: The psychiatrist, the writer and the clerk
This year one of my QCs dealt with a trial in the British Virgin Islands courts ... else has to have another job - screenwriting or teaching or whatever. I?ve had years where I?ve made ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Jan 2021 10:59:00 GMT
The Montana sports year that was ... and good riddance!
Actually, it?s probably the same top story in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands ... spent four decades as a teacher and coach in the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Jan 2021 20:55:00 GMT