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Celebrating Earth Day with a Gardening Focus

It’s Earth Day today, and we will do our part! Around the world, on April 22, people often celebrate Earth Day by planting trees, picking up litter, or “opting outside” by visiting a nearby park or another natural place. Some even make long-term Earth Day resolutions that commit to taking actions over time to help the environment.

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5 Ways to Get Your Class to Explore the Outdoors

I love that my students are noticing the changing world around them at such an early age. They can see there are cycles which impact what grows around them. Just as the seasons change, so do we. How we react to a discovery is key to setting the tone for more! Simply put, ‘care to care.’ As teachers, we tend to have an agenda and plan to follow. When we can blend our objectives with the wonder of each new day, the doors of learning seem to get wider and brighter.   

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Who Tells Your Story?

Every student has a voice and a story. Is it true that they have no control over how their stories are told, or can we provide resources to help them direct their own narratives? In this three part series educators will have the opportunity to explore tools, devices, and unique practices which encourage students to not only critically consider how history is defined, but also how to ensure their own stories are accurately documented and their point of view is conveyed.

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10 Ways to Integrate Art into Your Classroom

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are 10 ways that you can integrate the work of female artists into the classroom.

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Creating a “Community” Garden with Your Students..and Nature Cat

Garden planning is an exercise in matching creativity with functionality. With young children, you can draw from math, language arts and science curriculums, while providing experiences that impart a host of skills useful throughout life—skills that foster positive habits related to emotional health, nutrition, exercise and community involvement, among others.

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Cultivating Good Neighbor Skills

Won’t you be our neighbor?! Teachers, join us for this three part series where we explore Social Emotional Learning “Core Competencies” (CASEL@2017). With the help from Arthur, Peg+Cat and Daniel Tiger we will dive into how to weave SEL into your everyday lessons. Register for the three part "Live Learning" experience: Cultivating Good Neighbor Skills in the Classroom.

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Inspiring Young Scientists Through STEAM Education

Our world changes every day, and with that, our teaching practice does to: there is always more to learn as a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) educator. In this three part series, we’ll look at ways to inspire our young scientists and make concepts such as data and computational thinking engaging!  Register for the three part "Live Learning" experience: Inspiring Young Scientists Through STEAM Education.

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Teaching Black History Beyond Slavery and Black History Month

What if, the core of what Wakanda and the Black Panther stood for wasn’t all fictional? Is it possible that African history, which is widely communicated from Western perspectives as primitive and less than, actually began very similarly to the principles and ideologies that were present in the movie, The Black Panther?

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CREATE A Valentine's Day to Remember

CREATE – what an amazing word!  It’s the top of Bloom’s Taxonomy.  It’s right in the middle of the Engineering Design Process. It’s what we want children to be able to do as they grow and learn, and what we know is one of the most memorable parts of school. 

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