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Published: October 15, 2012
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American Institute for History Education, Allsaid & Dunn, and Springfield Armory Take Center Stage on Upcoming Show


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"The Balancing Act" on Lifetime TV Talks Bringing History to Life, The Reading Game and Firearm Safety

American Institute for History Education, Allsaid & Dunn, and Springfield Armory Take Center Stage on Upcoming Show

(Pompano Beach, FL - October 10, 2012) Popular morning show The Balancing Act® has set the stage to showcase some of the most innovative ideas in education on their upcoming show airing on Tuesday, October 16th at 7 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime TV. Make sure to tune in as hosts Danielle Knox and Kristy Villa help jump start the day with animated conversation, lively demonstrations and great educational information - inside and outside the classroom.

Taking center stage on this episode:

? Dynamic History through Technology with American Institute for History Education - How do teachers spark an interest of history in their students? To reach today's students-you have to engage them in the environment they are most familiar with - DIGITAL. AIHE's signature product CICERO provides rich historical content covering 600 BC to present day that promotes history in the classroom through software technology facilitated by a partnership with Hitachi and Sony. Meet Kevin T. Brady, Ph.D, President, and Laureen Hungo Brady, Instructional Design and Curriculum Editor from AIHE, along with Donald G. Knezek, PhD., CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education for this informative discussion of instilling a love of history in our kids - beyond the textbook.

? Memory Card Reading Game with Allsaid & Dunn - Learning to read should be fun! What can parents do at home to give their kids a strong foundation for their success in school and later in life? One answer is to surround them with books and read to them every day. Stay tuned on The Balancing Act ® to hear about an innovative award-winning reading resource called "The Reading Game" that you can use at home to help bridge the gap between home and school learning. Erika Bird, Director of The Reading Game and Rob Monson, Past President - National Association of Elementary School Principals join us to discuss the importance of making learning to read fun and what you need to know about meeting your school's state standards.

? Understanding Firearm Ownership and Safety from Springfield Armory - More and more women are purchasing firearms for a variety of reasons such as self defense or sport. Watch as our host Kristy Villa meets up with Dawn Oleson, Dealer Assistance & Response Team from Springfield Armory, at the firing range. Oleson will educate viewers on firearm safety, including the proper way to handle, hold and shoot, and show one of Springfield Armory's guns specifically designed for women. Owing a gun doesn't have to be intimidating. Be sure to listen to her Top Four Rules for firearm safety.

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