Each day we celebrate an event, a discovery, an invention, a dish, and many more things. So, today, on February 25, we are celebrating some basic things present in your day-to-day lives. One is the Digital Learning Day and the other is the Clam Chowder Day. We are sure that your curious minds want to learn more about these days. Therefore keep on reading to gain insight on these special days.
Digital Learning Day
Today, we celebrate Digital Learning Day. Everyone is familiar with the concept of digital learning. It is studying online, sitting at home. When the world is facing the dangers of COVID-19, the internet makes sure that no student misses on his or her studies. Since both corona and digital learning requires you to sit at home. Therefore, digital learning became one of the fastest forms of learning. Every country is using digital learning technology to teach its students. For the students who do not have internet access, the governments and teachers are helping them. Internet connections are given to such students. Also, the aim is that every student gets that.
The history of digital learning goes back to the 1800s. Shocking right! In the 1800s the courses were parceled to the students who were not able to reach the university. Then, in the 1900s discovery of radio was made and digital learning was through radio waves. In fact, in 1919, the professors of the University of Wisconsin got the license for educational broadcasting. Online learning began to flourish in 1993 with the debut of the first internet browser. Additionally, fully online programs were started in 1998. The universities began to offer different courses to the students. Courses were offered by New York University, Trident University International, University of California, and many more. Furthermore, the establishment of New York University Online and California Virtual University took place.
How to celebrate
All teachers and students must celebrate this day. Since it is digital learning which has kept you close even in this hard time. In the current situation, most classes are already conducted online. But you can still celebrate this day in many ways. Teachers can conduct some fun activities for their students. Something different from their daily schedule. Students can do the same for their teachers. And do not forget to enjoy!
Clam Chowder Day
February 25 is a very special day for seafood and stew lovers. Today is Clam Chowder Day. As the name suggests, this dish is made from clams and stew. Originated in New England, today clam chowder is one of the staple foods in America. Moreover, it is more popular on Fridays as traditional American Catholics do not eat meat. There is a wide variety of clam chowder available. New England clam chowder, Manhattan clam chowder, Long Island clam chowder, and many more.
The first and the most popular clam chowder is the New England clam chowder. It was introduced by Nova Scotian, French or British settlers in the 18th century. Also, it is milk-based clam chowder. In 1836, it became the staple food for sailors. Furthermore, the first clam chowder with tomatoes and no milk was Manhattan clam chowder. The recipe was published in 1919. The legislature of Maine almost banned the use of tomatoes in the dish. This is proof of how much they love clam chowder.
How to celebrate
We are sure that by reading so many interesting facts about clam chowder you are thinking about making it. Well, go ahead. This is how you can celebrate this day. Lookup for recipes for clam chowder and fill your homes with the delicious smell. However, people who do not want to cook, do not worry. You can celebrate this day by going out or ordering some mouthwatering clam chowder. Also, you can try the clam chowders you have not tried before. And do not forget February 25. So that you can enjoy this day every year.
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