It's not TOO late to learn how Christmas is celebrated around the world. This quick and FUN unit gives students a basic overview of how 8 countries around the world celebrate Christmas. With short passages and a variety of activities, this pack makes it easy to adapt for your needs. Check out the … [Read more...] about The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
When the Pilgrims made the voyage to the New World in 1620, they wanted the right to follow their own religious beliefs. Many of them wanted to start a new life free from the King of England. Not too long after the Pilgrims settled in Plymouth Rock, a new group called the Puritans left England. They … [Read more...] about Take a Step Back in Time to the Colonial Times
As a teacher, you know that there are many different ways to teach your students. It’s important that you are flexible as a teacher to different strategies that can help make learning easier and more fun for your students. Because students learn in different ways, you need to remain in tune to what … [Read more...] about What’s the Deal with Differentiated Instruction?
When it's yucky outside and the kids get grumpy because it means indoor recess for yet another day, it's a signal that now is the perfect time to set up our rain gauges as part of our fun weather unit. Weather is an important part of our everyday lives. Knowing what the weather is going to be like … [Read more...] about Weathering the Weather with Fun Interactive Activities
Black History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing achievements of Black Americans. It's also a time to teach our students about the important roles African-Americans have played in the history of this great nation. By taking a closer look at the character traits of these influential leaders, we … [Read more...] about Celebrate Black History Month with Characters Traits
It's official. . .winter is here! Even though it made be freezing outside, you can still enjoy this season. Just bring the fun inside the classroom by learning about winter animals such as penguins, polar bears, and caribou. Students will love learning about these cool creatures! One of the best … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Anticipatory Sets That Make a Big Difference
Yoga is a state of mind. It helps relax and still the body. In this relaxed and focused state, you can direct the mind toward a particular goal or outcome with little distractions. Setting the stage with an “I can do it!” attitude helps inspire and motivate your students to work toward a specific … [Read more...] about Three Brilliant Ways to Use Yoga in the Classroom
Earth Day is a day to celebrate planet Earth. The very first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. Over 20 million people participated in events to support environmental protection. Cities and schools planned educational presentations, recycling events, and cleanups at their local parks, … [Read more...] about 5 Quick and Creative Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!