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Thanksgiving Projects For The Classroom

November 14, 2016

Thanksgiving is next week, so if you’re looking to incorporate Thanksgiving crafts and lessons into your daily plans, give these a try: Show An Attitude of Gratitude Tap into the true meaning of Thanksgiving and help your students recognize what they’re grateful for, by writing a poem about it!  For younger kids, assign one letter…

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Educational Activities With Pumpkins

October 13, 2016

  We’re in countdown to Halloween, so chances are your classrooms are already filled with tons of pumpkins! But did you know you could use these pumpkins for fun educational activities for your students? Get your kids in the spooky spirit while helping them learn something new with these educational pumpkin activities: Predicting Pumpkins Do…

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Encourage Summer Reading Starting Now!

May 27, 2016

Most schools employ some sort of summer reading program, but it’s not always so easy to get students to comply. And really, who can blame them? After ten months in the classroom, we understand why they’d rather run wild in the sun than sit down and read a book. That’s why as educators, it’s important…

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Plan a Field Trip for Museum Day!

May 17, 2016

Tomorrow is the 39th annual Museum Day celebration — a day established by the International Council of Museums to highlight a chosen theme in museums worldwide. On this day each year, all museums are encouraged to participate, providing fun exhibits and activities that showcase the theme for that year. This year, museums will celebrate Museums…

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Get Caught Reading This May!

May 12, 2016

This may marks the 17th annual Get Caught Reading Month — a nationwide campaign which first began back in 1999. With the support of the Association of American Publishers, the celebration of Get Caught Reading Month works to remind students, parents and people of all ages to make time to get lost in a book…

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Language Arts Lessons for Mother’s Day

April 29, 2016

Mother’s Day is next Sunday, which gives you plenty of time to work some “mommy magic” into your language arts lesson plans for the coming week. While the traditional idea is to create something memorable for mom, there’s no reason why your students can’t practice their writing and illustration skills in the process. All of…

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Preparing For Earth Day in the Classroom

April 8, 2016

Earth Day is just two weeks away, which means it’s time to start prepping those lesson plans. Incorporating Earth Day related items into your curriculum is very important because your students are the future of this planet — so it will be there job to care for it one day! If you’re looking for some…

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3 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month in the Classroom

April 6, 2016

It’s that time of the year once again — the time to set aside some lesson plans to focus on poetry for National Poetry Month! If you’re looking for ways to celebrate poets and their craft in your classroom, we’ve got you covered. Read: There are so many iconic poetry books out there for you…

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5 School Fundraiser Ideas For Success

March 31, 2016

Forget those tired old bake sales and car wash fundraisers! While they may be tried and true, there are plenty more ways to help your school raise money, all while allowing your students and their families to have a little fun. Trivia Night – Your brainy guests will have to pay to play, but it’s…

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Make Your Next School Event a Success

March 22, 2016

Spring is finally here, which presents the perfect opportunity to host some interactive outdoor events for your students and their families to enjoy. From year-end picnics and warm-weather carnivals, to field days, outdoor movie nights, and more, the opportunities to incorporate a little fun into your school sanctioned events are nearly endless. That being said,…

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