Sophie Blanchard watched hot-air balloons fly across Paris and became the first female pilot. Rachel Carson sounded the alarm about dangers to our environment. Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to compete in the Boston Marathon.
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After that, load up on these goodies for Women’s History Month and more.
Meet women who are making history by hosting a virtual visit from a NASA scientist. On March 23 at 2 pm ET, students will hear how Atmospheric Scientist Erica Alston started her NASA career, and on March 28 at 2 pm ET, students will hear from Senior Researcher Jennifer Kibler. Learn more at nasa.gov/dln/virtual-visit.
Speaking of virtual visits, meet Judy Moody author Megan McDonald. The event is on Wednesday, May 3, at 1 pm ET. To sign up now and submit your questions, click here. The newest Judy Moody adventure, April Fools’, Mr. Todd!, is out this month.
Here’s to all you do to make a little history in your classroom every day,
PS: This year’s International Literacy Association conference is in Orlando in July. Sign up by April 24 to get the early bird rate. Click here.