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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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Make Your Valentine’s Day Lessons Even Sweeter with Pinkalicious

As January comes to a close and February is in full gear The hearts of students and teachers are bursting with good cheer. For this is the season when love is in bloom, And a myriad of paper hearts decorate the room! A mood of excitement fills the air as kids can’t wait to pass out candy to share. Decorating paper hearts with sentiments that are loving and kind, To wish our friends a Happy Valentine!!!

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Empowering Young Media Consumers & Creators

The world is saturated with information--all types of media, with millions of varying messages. Not only are your students consuming the media, but with new technology, and inexpensive tools, they are also creating content and using media in myriad ways to test their ideas, and tell their stories. With access to these tools, we have the opportunity to empower students so they can be both to be critical consumers of media, and authentic storytellers.

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What Makes a Shadow? Engaging Activities with Nature Cat

January, February, March—will winter ever end? When you look outside, the earth is either buried under snow and ice or largely colorless, odorless, and dormant or dead. Everything seems to be holding its breath! Even a walk through Daisy’s garden shows no change—just the same brown, bent over stalks and frozen ground. You know there is life hidden all around you (see All a ‘Hush’ in Daisy’s Garden), but you are looking for an inspired, teachable, tangible moment for today. So let’s get your students...

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Top 10 Resources for Your Classroom in the New Year

10 new resources that you can integrate within your classroom for the New Year! 

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All a 'Hush' in Daisy's Garden...Hibernation with Nature Cat

Daisy’s garden in late fall and winter is a quiet place. Leafy plants stand brown and withered. An autumn frost has killed and blackened any fruit forgotten on the vine. Leaves from the nearby oak tree litter the bed and pile up between the furrows. There may even be early snow there. So why visit, you ask? What is there to see?

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Learning with Littles: Demonstrating Empathy & Perseverance

Demonstrating Empathy & Perseverance January 8th @7PM ET It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! Please come along with us, Daniel Tiger and his friends as we explore creative ways to weave social and emotional learning into your classroom. This virtual professional learning adventure is designed and led by fellow educators, and is the third in our four part ‘Learning with Littles’ series for Pre K-2 educators. The hour-long session will highlight exciting resources and models that can immediately be...

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Spooktacular Lessons with the Wild Kratts

You may find yourself struggling with finding that right combination of Halloween fun and academic rigor. Stress no more!  Once again, PBS Kids has come to the rescue with a fabulous new resource from none other than student favorite, the Kratt Brothers!!

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Runaway Pumpkin..with Nature Cat!

Do you talk to your students about what they like to do with pumpkins at Halloween? They may think of roasting the seeds for a snack, decorating a pumpkin with paint, or helping to carve a pumpkin into a Jack-o-Lantern. (As an educator looking to fuel your day, your mind may wander to a pumpkin-spiced latte.) Tasty eating and good fun!

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