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Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

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
Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

Shamrock Shenanigans in the Classroom

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
Creative Easter Egg Ideas

Creative Easter Egg Ideas

Carson Dellosa on Jan 31st 2020

Easter is upon us. Are you ready? If not, don’t worry! We’ve collected some awesome ideas to make this year the best Easter egg decorating year yet. Whether you are looking for a fun and nostalgic nig … read more
Prep for a Powerful Ending

Prep for a Powerful Ending

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jan 31st 2020

As the end of the school year draws near, make sure you are prepared to finish strong. You have a few precious weeks left with your students – so once testing time is in the past – quality time is j … read more
Summer DIY Learning Opportunities

Summer DIY Learning Opportunities

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Jan 2nd 2020

School may be closed, but kids’ minds are always open. Summer break is the perfect time to read, write, problem solve, paint, build, explore, engineer, create, and kick summer learning lo … 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
Stoked for STEAM

Stoked for STEAM

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

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
Fall into Quality Learning

Fall into Quality Learning

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Sep 1st 2019

The days are growing shorter, the air is cooler, and the sights and sounds of fall are all around. Grab the opportunities the season has to offer and bring some meaningful learning into your classroom … read more
For the Love of Anchor Charts

For the Love of Anchor Charts

By Chris Schwab on Aug 7th 2019

What is an anchor chart? Simply stated, an anchor chart is a visual way to teach a topic. Create them at the beginning of new learning. A good anchor chart is a collaboration between you and your … read more
5 Fresh Ways to Use Pocket Charts

5 Fresh Ways to Use Pocket Charts

Aug 7th 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 valu … read more