The weather is beautiful, students broke out the shorts and everyone is counting down to the end of the year. How do we keep our students interested? Teachers are not only tasked with prepping for the state test, but also for end-of-year testing. The pressure is on, but where is the time? For a quick way to change things up in your classroom, check out these websites! Let us know what works best for you! [...]
Whether students have the day off or not, we can all engage our students in valuable lessons related to Presidents’ Day. Especially during the current political climate, it is important to not only teach our students about our history, but also about how to appropriately engage in discourse. Check out our suggestions to observe Presidents’ Day. How are you planning on impacting your students? [...]
Teachers and students are just getting back from winter break. Holiday getaways have come and gone and school is back in session. What’s the last thing anyone wants to hear? “Get ready for those writing prompts when you get back!” Ba humbug! Of course, as educators, preparation is at the forefront of everything. Check out these 5 writing prompts ready to go upon the return from break. Modify any prompt for your grade level!
All prompts are applicable to the criterion: Conventions, Style, Focus, Organization, and Content. [...]
Depending on the calendar year, the time from Thanksgiving and Christmas Day can be between 27 and 33 days. There are still two weeks between now and the holiday break. As a teacher, you cannot afford to lose these days to distractions. How then, do you keep all your students focused during the most wonderful time of the year? [...]
[wr_row][wr_column]Winter has come! With the warm weather officially behind us, it’s time look forward to the winter months and begin planning out lessons for the snowy, frigid days ahead. Below are ten unique lesson plans for students of all grades K thru 12. Covering a variety of topics, from science to social studies, this featured list will get any class moving once they get in from the cold! [...]