‘H’ – Who Am I? Our last challenge!

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…..but FIRST, let us reveal Thursday’s ‘Who Am I’ ….

Thursday’s Amazing Person was, Nurse, EDITH CAVELL! Nurse Edith Cavell, helped Allied Soldiers escape from Germany-occupied Belgium during the First World War.  She lived by a personal motto: “I can’t stop while there are lives to be saved.”  Follow Edith, as she helped others through her nursing and as a member of a resistance group during the war.

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Her amazing quest to fight for what she believed in is a story of great courage and selflessness. This is a story of determination and Edith deserves to be remembered. Find out what happened to Edith and find out how far this woman was prepared to go for her beliefs.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING – Want to learn more about other incredible individuals and improve your English? Harper Collins has introduced our amazing titles in their ELT Readers. They not only assist students and adults to advance their English skills, but they also provide valuable history lessons. These titles are EDUCATIONAL, FACTUAL HISTORY stories in the form of unique BioViews® about exceptional people like Mark Twain and Florence Nightingale. Harper Collins also offers great FREE RESOURCES for Teachers and Students. Meet other  AMAZING PEOPLE and improve your English skills.

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NOW HERE IS TODAY’S CHALLENGE…

Friday – WHO AM I?

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  • My surname begins with the letter ‘H’
  • I was born in 1887 in North Carolina
  • I was only 25 when I obtained my first U.S. patent
  • Moved to New York and established an umbrella company
  • I was featured in Scientific American Magazine
  • I invented many other household items including soap filled sponges
  • In my lifetime, I was awarded 49 patents and credited with 110 inventions!

Who am I?

Check in tomorrow at Amazing People Education to find out who today’s person is. Check out the many unique educational ideas at the Amazing People Club.

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Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students.

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To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.For further information, please contact marion@amazingpeopleclub.com, or visit www.amazingpeopleclub.com

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