Celebrating Pi Day!

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This post was written by a member of OverDrive’s Collection Development Team to promote titles for using during your Pi Day teachings and celebrations.   This year’s Pi Day isn’t just any ol’ holiday that celebrates an irrational and transcendental number, but a once in a lifetime date in which the year lines up with… Read more »

Celebrate Read Across America Day!

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Monday March 2nd is the day that schools across the country will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and a love of reading with parties all day long. This year you can help your students get in the spirit with tons of great Teacher’s Notebook materials for students of all ages. This year, students and… Read more »

Holiday Classroom Decor Contest winners!

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Over the course of the past week or so we have been collecting entries for our Holiday Classroom Decor Contest. We got to peek inside many classrooms to share in the holiday festivities. Our Facebook fans voted for their favorites, and we are excited to unveil the winners. Drum roll please…   Congrats to all… Read more »

Hanukkah freebies

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Hanukkah begins on Sunday at sundown and we have plenty of Hanukkah activities and resources that you can use in the classroom. Here are a few great freebies you can download today! Hanukkah Chart Art by Common Core Corner This is a fun number recognition activity up to 200. Students use directions to color numbered… Read more »

Holiday Classroom Decor Contest

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“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” -Peg Bracken Do you have holiday spirit? Let us see it! We’re launching our first ever photo contest and we want to see your festive bulletin board, student crafts, silly decor, holiday outfit or anything else related to the holidays… Read more »

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School (felt board activity)

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Take your favorite storybook and create the characters out of felt for your students to do sequencing activities, retell, and just have fun with! Here is the step-by-step DIY from Playful Learning Brooklyn. A wonderful classroom read around the holidays is The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School. Using my best crafting skills, I was… Read more »

Gobble up these Thanksgiving freebies

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The holidays are a stressful time. Let us help make holiday planning in the classroom a breeze! Here are some of our favorite free Thanksgiving classroom activities. Free Thanksgiving Toddler Mini Printable from Preschool Printables Writing, coordination and counting activities for pre-K/K. Save the Turkeys! A Fun Craftivity from Wild About Firsties Writing prompt plus… Read more »

Thinking about Thanksgiving?

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Thanksgiving is traditionally a time we teach about Native Americans, pilgrims and harvest traditions in U.S. elementary schools. But, there are also excellent ways to incorporate science seamlessly into a Thanksgiving unit. Shopkeeper STEM Roots shares how in today’s post. Do you know the secret behind the first Thanksgiving harvest success? Science! There’s a plethora… Read more »