The Answer Sheet: christmas

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 12/24/2010

The history of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The Smithsonian Institution tells how Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was born: As a cost-savings promotional gimmick.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:00 PM ET, 12/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Laugh and cry | Tags:  christmas, reindeer, rudolph, rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, smithsonian institution

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/24/2010

The line between sacred and secular in school

A music educator writes: "'Time for mistletoe and holly. Also, the perennial Music Teacher Question: What about Santa?"

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers | Tags:  christmas music, christmas music and school, music in school, sacred music and school, santa claus and school

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 12/14/2010

College Board promotes holiday gift of ... test prep!

You can stop worrying what to get your teenager for Christmas. The non-profit College Board has a suggestion: test prep!

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:53 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Standardized Tests | Tags:  christmas gifts, college board, college board and sat, sat, sat test, sat test prep, test prep, test prep courses