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Boredom Busters For Earth Science Week

Boredom Busters For Earth Science Week

Posted by by Chris Schwab on Oct 8th 2021

Earth Science Week is almost here! Every year since 1998, the American Geosciences Institute takes a week to provide resources that encourage students to understand and appreciate the importa … read more
A Sweet 2021 Valentine’s Day Celebration

A Sweet 2021 Valentine’s Day Celebration

Posted by By Stephanie Schultz on Jan 26th 2021

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate kindness and spread the love in the classroom! Valentine’s Boxes Typically in school, we prepare to celebrate b … read more
Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Nov 17th 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts the world, experts continue to recommend the practice of social distancing. While we may have to remain physically distant to stop the spread, we do not have to be emotional … read more
Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jun 1st 2020

Summer break can be a great time for children to relax and recharge, but it is also when learning loss occurs. Want to avoid the summer slide? Here are a few ideas to spark quality learning and have f … read more
Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 2020

Spring is here—that means that it's time to scrub, scour, wipe, and rinse your way into a fresh clean abode. You need all hands on deck, but if you demand that your kids help, you might be greeted wit … read more
5 Ways to Teach Kindness in Your Homeschool

5 Ways to Teach Kindness in Your Homeschool

Posted by By Cari G. on Mar 17th 2020

I believe kindness is one of the most important things we can teach our children. Of course, teaching by example is a great way to do this. However, sometimes it's not enough. Sometimes we need to poi … read more
Spring Break Prep—Renew Interests in Learning

Spring Break Prep—Renew Interests in Learning

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Mar 10th 2020

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal—and spring break can be a great time to renew your young ones’ interests in learning. The winter doldrums often put us in a holding pattern, so be ready to revi … read more
Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Posted by By Tanya Diaz-Rothman & Kristen Poindexter on Feb 26th 2020

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
Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Posted by 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
St. Patrick's Day Fun in the Classroom

St. Patrick's Day Fun in the Classroom

Posted by 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 (or virtually), some that you … read more
Stoked for STEAM

Stoked for STEAM

Posted by Leigh Ann Pernell on Dec 1st 2019

A STEAM education is more than the standardized rote learning of the past. It is the integration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math—enhanced by a hands-on approach that inspires higher … read more
Hello, Fall: Take time to enjoy the season

Hello, Fall: Take time to enjoy the season

Posted by By Stepheny Seabolt on Oct 10th 2019

Ah, fall is in the air! With the changing season, we see aisles upon aisles of back-to-school supplies, new class schedules, and new school clothes. We also see the parents with exhausted faces … read more