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Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

By Meleah Campbell on Jan 21st 2020

As an experienced teacher, I understand the magnitude of holidays within the classroom. One of my favorite holidays to celebrate with my class is Valentine’s Day. I find that Valentine’s Day is a … read more
Celebrating Valentine's Day

Celebrating Valentine's Day

By Payton Dockery on Jan 16th 2020

If you visit any of the big-box stores or pharmacies, you will quickly notice that  Valentine’s Day décor has arrived! There are plenty of cute things to use as decorations, such as conve … read more
Classroom Valentine’s Day Party Tips

Classroom Valentine’s Day Party Tips

By Julia Davis on Jan 9th 2020

I can’t believe it’s already time to start planning this year’s Valentine’s Day party! I am the proud mother of twin 8-year-old boys, and let me tell you, they sure keep me busy! Between playi … read more
Winter Art Projects

Winter Art Projects

By Valerie Payan on Jan 1st 2020

Winter provides so many ideas for hands-on projects. From making snowflakes to building miniature trees, check out some of the ways you get creative during the cold, winter months:One-of-a-Kind … read more
Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

By Tanya Diaz-Rothman & Kristen Poindexter on Dec 25th 2019

March is the perfect time to bring some shamrock shenanigans to your classroom game time! Games are fun, games are for kids, and games are the epicenter of focus, collaboration, and engagement! W … read more
St. Patrick's Day Fun in the Classroom

St. Patrick's Day Fun in the Classroom

By Payton Dockery on Dec 25th 2019

St. Patrick’s Day may only be one day a year, but as teachers, we can make the fun last a lot longer! There are many great activities that you can do in your classroom, some that you can incorporate … read more
Meaningful Music

Meaningful Music

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 22nd 2019

It has been said that music soothes the savage beast, but we also know that it shapes the growing mind. Music is a powerful and meaningful part of our culture. It triggers emotional responses, stimula … read more
Investing in Handwriting: Activate the brain

Investing in Handwriting: Activate the brain

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 1st 2019

With the pressure to raise standardized test scores and meet educational mandates, some of our schools have decided that they don’t have the instructional time available to dedicate to handwriting ins … read more
5 Alternative Ways to Use Pocket Charts

5 Alternative Ways to Use Pocket Charts

By Hallie Gebel on Nov 29th 2019

Pocket charts are a teacher’s best friend. Not only are they durable and easily storable, but they can attach to walls, bulletin boards, or stands, making them one of the most versatile and valuable t … read more