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Enoch Pratt House to Host Immersive Theater Performance Enoch Pratt House To Host Immersive Theater Performance Historic Building Selected as Site of Edgar Allan Poe-Related Performance Contact: Laura Rodini lrodini@mdhs.org 410-685-3750 Ext. 322 BALTIMORE, January 16, 2015 – The Maryland Historical Society proudly announces that the historic Enoch Pratt House (201 W. Mirrors on the Moon: A Reporter’s Story about Sources and Secrets in the Modern World As a national security reporter, I write about war, weapons, security, and secrets. The question most commonly asked of me is, "How do you get sources to talk to you?" The Pentagon's Brain is my third book in a series about seemingly impenetrable subjects. The first one, Area 51, is about the highly classified military facility in Nevada.

Creative Commons Resources for Classroom Teachers Posted by Bill Ferriter on Sunday, 09/08/2013 If your students are using images, video, or music in the final products that they are producing for your class, then it is INCREDIBLY important that you introduce them to the Creative Commons -- an organization that is helping to redefine copyright laws. With a self-described goal to "save the world from failed sharing," the Creative Commons organization has developed a set of licenses that content creators can use when sharing the work. While every Creative Commons license requires that attribution to be given to the original owner of a piece of content, every license also details the ways that content can be used by others WITHOUT having to ask for permission in advance.

FMWriters.com Forward Motion is an entirely free site. There are no costs for any of the sections, including classes.If you enjoy FM and would like to help out, Donations are welcome! In October of 2012, Forward Motion for Writers made a drastic leap to a new site system. This meant abandoning more than a decade of posts and information on the older system which could no longer be updated to meet current php standards. The new site requires that you start a new account. Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” by Robert Frost April is National Poetry month. I invite you to consider the possibilities of teaching with poetry. Poetry makes content come alive, because the poet has a deep connection with the subject matter.

Blog 2016: A Liberal Odyssey In a heart-wrenching letter published in the New York Times, U.S.-born journalist Michael Luo described his family’s recent encounter with the kind of bigoted outburst—culminating with the admonition that Luo’s family should “go back to China”—that, sadly, is quite common for Asian-Americans across the country. Flight or Fight

The Rephotography of Mark Klett: Views Across Time Gallery: Mark Klett & Aaron Rothman From Third View. Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, 2009, “Rectilinear Composition of the South Rim Made from Six Photographs, Four by Alvin Langdon Coburn, ca. 1911." [Inset photos by Alvin Langdon Coburn, collection of the George Eastman House] Over the past three and a half decades, Mark Klett has pioneered and refined the art of rephotography. In 1977, Klett, with Ellen Manchester and JoAnn Verburg, began the Rephotographic Survey Project, locating the vantage points of iconic 19th-century photographs of the American West and meticulously reframing these views from 100 years prior. English Timeline This interactive timeline allows you to explore the evolution of English language and literature, from the 11th century to the present day. Scroll through decade by decade to investigate the richness and diversity of our poetry and prose, as well as the many social, cultural and political strands from which our language has been woven. The timeline includes a fascinating combination of texts: Anglo Saxon tales and medieval illuminations; iconic literary manuscripts and printed texts; as well as letters, newspapers, handbills, posters, charters, speeches and campaign leaflets. Launch the interactive Flash timeline above, or explore the collections within each of the centuries below. Beowulf, Anglo Saxon monsters & more...

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