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August 22, 2017

North Texas Giving Day and TYD Foundation

Donating to Thank You Darlin Foundation Helps Deliver Literacy Programs to Disadvantaged Youth This year’s North Texas Giving Day is Communities Foundation of Texas’ annual 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, like the Thank You Darlin Foundation, that is powered by creative nonprofits, social media activism, area wide collaboration, and of course you! […]

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Word of the Day


Word Formnoun
DefinitionOne chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue.
Synonymsarbitrator, umpire
UsageIn peace, from their want of confidence in each other, they will entrust the guardianship of the state to mercenaries and their general, who will be an arbiter between them.

Keep Students Engaged

Workshop Title:  Playing for Keeps

Workshop Goals:

  1.  Keep students interested in your lesson plans.
  2.  Gain creative tools to help students retain what they learn, increase participation and improve teacher control.

Workshop Description:

Educators will participate in educational games that are designed to help students remember content words, build vocabulary, and develop analytic thinking and problem solving skills.  They will also receive tools and ideas to create their own educational games for enriching students.


Outcome: Educators will learn strategies for engaging and guiding students in team or group scholastic activity.


Time frame: This is a 3 to 4 hour workshop


Minimum and maximum number of participants: 8-16 participants


Skill level: This workshop would be useful to educators at all levels of skills.