Holidays & Observances

50 Ways to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is right around the corner! This year it’s the week of May 6–10, with National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 7. It’s a perfect time to show the educator in your child’s life how much you have appreciated their support over the past school year. From cards

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Children’s Books for Celebrating Women’s History Month in Class

Women’s History Month, observed each March, is a dedicated time to honor the accomplishments, resilience, and contributions of women. For elementary teachers, this month provides an opportunity and a reminder to include women’s history in your year-round curriculum. The significance of Women’s History Month serves as a powerful reminder that

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Planning Inclusive School Winter Holiday Activities

Holidays, religious celebrations, and cultural festivities all come into play for students and teachers during the early winter months at school. November and December are a memorable and fun time of year for many students—with plenty of winter school and classroom activities in the time leading up to the school

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31 Halloween Learning Activities for Kids

Looking for educational Halloween activities with all treats, no tricks? You’ve come to the right place! Here, you’ll find a total of 31 Halloween activities that you can use to teach or practice learning skills from home–one idea for each day of October. First, you’ll find 13 Halloween-themed STEM activities

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9 Ways to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week as a Family

Digital Citizenship Week is right around the corner. This year, it’s from October 17th to the 21st! Held every year by the nonprofit Common Sense Media, this event encourages families to teach their little ones the skills kids need to stay safe and informed online. But what are these skills,

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How to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week in Your Classroom

What do monitoring screen time usage, practicing internet safety, and preventing cyberbullying have in common? These topics all fall under the umbrella of digital citizenship. Digital Citizenship Week is an annual event held by the nonprofit organization Common Sense Media. This year, it will be held from October 17 to

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