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An Educational Musical Adventure – celebrating the outstanding achievements of the Australian people by Dr Charles Margerison - The scene was set …. Sentences had been pronounced. More than 700 convicts were all on board. The wind blew strongly as the sails on the old boats were raised. The day for deportation had arrived. On May 13 th 1787, over 1400 people set forth in eleven old sailing boats from Portsmouth, England, to a place called New South Wales. About half the people were adjudged to be convicts. The journey took 260 days before they disembarked, to set up a penal colony in what we...
How can I find opportunities that will improve my life and work? by Dr Charles Margerison - That is a question amazing people often asked themselves. Michelangelo, the great artist, Dr Marie Curie, the world famous scientist, and Coco Chanel, the innovative business leader, all succeeded by converting their opportunities into achievements. They did so by asking key questions and solving the problems and challenges that arose as a result. In particular, they were curious. That is what people who search for opportunities have in common. They are not just content with their current job and...
A Music Theatre Show For Students – celebrating the great nation of America and its people by Dr Charles Margerison - Benjamin Franklin, one of the leaders of the American Revolution said, “We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.” He lived to tell the story of the famous victory over the British Army of King George III and the formation of the USA Government in 1789. Now, school students can recreate those exciting times in an innovative music show. ‘We The People’ is the title, based on the first words of the American Constitution. Those words are also the...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - In conjunction with the recent Women's Equality Day and Maria Montessori's Birthday - This week, we celebrate Maria Montessori's birthday. Born in the 1800's, Maria was an amazing woman and her story is yet another example of what can be achieved if we are determined to do so. Maria Montessori was an Italian physician, educator and innovator, acclaimed for her educational method that builds on the way children naturally learn. Clever and multi-talented, her teaching methods of early childhood education are still in force today. Growing up in Rome...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - A beacon of hope, humanity and compassion to all, Mother Teresa’s personal story will inspire many. * Can she also inspire us in the workplace and education? "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one" With a rare sense of wisdom, destiny, courage and dedication , Mother Teresa left her native Albania to pursue the vocation of teaching in Calcutta, India. Unable to ignore the desperation of the needy and sick, Mother Teresa became a missionary. Today, she is credited with helping hundreds of thousands of the world’s poorest people and...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - Gabrielle Dorziat May 1912 My dear Coco, I thoroughly enjoyed our day together last week. That hat, my goodness darling, that hat I modeled for you? I must have it! All my friends are dying to see your next creations. My dear, they are waiting with great fervor to buy up all those beautiful hats. What am I to do? Ah, I must simply make you my exclusive milliner! Dearest Coco, what is that creative little mind of yours dreaming up today? All my friends are saying that you will be famous one day! Maybe one day people all over the world will be...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - Elvis Presley Lessons from Elvis! What sort of lessons are we suggesting from this iconic singer who gyrated his way onto television and the big screen? The anniversary of the death of 'The King' is August 16. Elvis left behind, a huge fan base, music and movie memories and..............lessons. Elvis 1957 Believe it or not, entertainers like Elvis, can show us how to follow our dreams, how to persevere and make things happen. Lessons on how to utilise our ideas, push forward and to chase our goals no matter what. Few successful entertainers would...
by Dr Charles Margerison - Shakespeare , Mozart , Marie Curie , Einstein and Coco Chanel all had one thing in common. They were all amazing people, although all had different areas of interest and skills. These are just a few of over 500 amazing people who I have studied to discover how they developed their talents. As a result, I have derived a number of important points from which we can all learn. The first is that all the amazing people identified what they were good at Then, they concentrated on using their talents to the best of their abilities That meant that they focused their time...
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ALEXANDER FLEMING - AUGUST 6, 1881 : PENICILLIN - The most powerful of all antibiotics. It has changed the face of medicine in a profound way. Discover how a lack of orderliness in his lab, led to Alexander Fleming discovering penicillin. The most powerful of all antibiotics, it has changed the face of medicine in a profound way. His initial work and publications on this started what was to become the development of one of the most important scientific and medical discoveries in history. Where would we be without it today? Receiving the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1945 Find out more about...
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Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - What has the iPad got to do with Christopher Columbus? He has come a long way from exploring new territories, not knowing what he may find! Columbus has ventured into a very different 'territory'.....that of the iPad! Almost every household has one (or more) iPads and now they are in our classrooms providing a captivating way for students to learn. Here at Amazing People Education, we are constantly researching and updating our resources to include modern technology, and the growing trend toward more exciting ways to teach and capture the interest...

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