Helping Students Find Their Own Voices

After watching Sydney Chaffee's Ted Talk, "How Teachers Can Help Students Find Their Political Voices," I thought about the importance of teaching students how to stand up, and advocate for not just themselves, but for people they believe in. We're in a unique situation in our country, with grassroots movements like #RedForEd, and specifically in … Continue reading Helping Students Find Their Own Voices

February, the Month of Love, and So Much More!

February is not just the month of love, with Valentine's Day, it is also American Heart Month and Black History Month! American Heart Month: American Heart Association offers multiple lesson plans for the K-8 classroom. There is even information for NFL Play 60 Challenge, encouraging students to get active for 60 minutes a day! Action … Continue reading February, the Month of Love, and So Much More!

December Days

December is a special time of year, focused on wrapping up the first semester, and focusing on the holiday spirit. Below are some great resources to celebrate and remember specific days throughout the month of December. December 1st is Rosa Parks Day - Scholastic has a great resource for grades 3-5 and 6-8 for a … Continue reading December Days