Entries related to: holidays

Reflecting on and Being Grateful for What We Can Control

In challenging times, it can be easy to dwell on the negatives — especially as an educator...

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Engaging with Earth Day—Even If You Don't Teach Science

On April 22nd, the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for Earth...

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Eliciting Engagement with Earth Day Every Day

A couple of years ago, the FIRST LEGO League robotics theme was “Trash Trek.” That was the year...

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Happy Hallow--STEAM!

Halloween can be a scary time of year for educators-- candy, costumes, calamity -- oh my!

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Seven Reasons I March for Science

Science is an amazing thing.

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Designing Earth-Friendly Solutions To The Plastics Problem

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Black History Yesterday, Today, And Tomorrow

As many of you know, February is Black History Month in the United States, which can be a time...

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Four Reasons Teachers are Thankful

When I begin professional development work with teachers, I often ask what inspires or enables...

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Sweet Ideas for Halloween-Inspired Learning

Want to hear something frightening? Halloween is approaching. A day filled with candy, costumes,...

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Reflection Fest: Funniest Moment

Reflection Fest Day 2: Funniest Classroom Moment

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Reflection Fest: Most Inspiring Moment of 2013

Teachers get to celebrate two new years: one at the beginning of the academic year, and one in...

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Confessions of a Halloween Grinch

There are many things I miss about being a classroom teacher — reading my favorite picture...

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National Punctuation Day: Six Resources for Celebrating

September 24th is National Punctuation Day. Do you know your Oxford comma from your semi-colon?...

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