Get ready for your classroom to be swamped with goblins and ghouls this Halloween! It’s only two weeks away, but there are plenty of ways to plan for a classroom Halloween celebration. We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you organize lesson plans and ghost-ify your classroom this year. But wait - don't forget about your costume! Luckily we've got that covered too. We've created a quiz for you (and your students!) to determine what you should be for Halloween this year.
Tread with caution, Banned Books Week is here! From September 24-30, books that have been deemed inappropriate, challenged or previously banned will be celebrated in libraries and classrooms across the country.
Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off on September 15 and is dedicated to celebrating the contributions that Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to our society. The date of September 15 is significant in itself, representing the day that five Latin American countries (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica) won their independence in 1821. Mexico (Sept. 16), Chile (Sept. 18) and Belize (Sept. 21) also celebrate their independence days in September.
There's been a lot of talk about social and emotional learning (SEL) in the education space in recent years. Looking for an intro to SEL and what it means for teachers and students? We've got you covered.
Learning vocabulary is an important part of a student’s development process, but vocabulary instruction can be a challenge for educators—especially when it comes to making it effective and engaging.