#105 May Factoids


Dates below are from the May 2017 calendar.*

May 1-31

Visit the Knowitall blog for helpful information on using Knowitall all through the month!



It's Spring and Summer is around the cornder. Now is a great time to consider small steps we can all take toward being more physically fit and eating healthier foods! View the Knowitall Healthy Collection.



United Nations - World Press Freedom Day. View the following Pultzer Prize-winning press:



Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican Army’s victory over France during the Franco-Mexican war, but it also celebrates the heritage of the Mexican people. View our Hispanic Heritage Collection.

Hand Hygiene Day, established by the World Health Organization, is held on May 5 every year. Check out our Flu PSAs in English and Spanish for some fun and engaging ways to teach students the importance of hand-washing!



Mother’s Day. As we honor the women who play such an important part in their family’s lives, we also honor women who are leaders in the workplace. Learn about women in leadership from Palmetto Voices and Project Lead SC



On Armed Forces Day, we honor and thank those who serve in all five branches of the United States Armed Forces including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard.



On Memorial Day, we’ll pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, for our country, and for all of us. View the entire collection or the following series: