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Teacher Planning Kits for New School Routines | End of Year

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
New ReviewSupport your end-of-year instruction with planning kits from PBS. Five planning kits are provided: Special Lessons and Collections; Planning Sheets for Pre-K through 5 and 6-12; Summer Bonus Resources; and Relevant Professional Learning...
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Justice for All - Educating Youth for Social Responsibility: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewIn grades kindergarten through fifth grade, scholars take part in a social-emotional learning unit designed to boost social responsibility. Three hundred pages provide lessons and activities related to everyday classroom practices, the...
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The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President

For Students Pre-K - 5th
The ever-engaging Kid President hosts a video that details the life story of Martin Luther King, Jr. Kid President covers the time from when Martin Luther King, Jr. was born to the extent of his life and includes words of encouragement...
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Nurturing Gratitude From the Inside Out: 30 Activities for Grades K–8

For Teachers K - 8th
Teach the importance of showing gratitude at any age with a teacher's guide comprised of thirty activities. Browse the extensive table of contents to find the array of exercises designed to meet the needs of your learners. Scholars take...
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Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

For Teachers K - 6th
A 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.  
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Social Emotional Toolkit

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Looking for some tools to help you incorporate social and emotional learning into your curriculum? Then check out this 79-page kit packed with ideas for developing social-emotional learning competencies. The first section provides...
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Ready, Set, Respect!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
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Sing!

For Teachers K - 12th
Whether new to the Kodály Method of music instruction or an experienced veteran, you'll find much to make your heart sing in a teacher guide that was designed for a music appreciation project. 
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Women's Contributions to the United States

For Students K - 12th
Betsy Ross, Toni Morrison, Sacajawea, Amelia Earhart, Maya Lin, Sally Ride, Judy Baca. No matter the subject area or the grade level you teach you will find much to value in a manual that focuses on the contributions U.S. women have...
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Work That Matters: The Teacher’s Guide to Project-Based Learning

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Whether new to inquiry-based learning or experienced with its protocols, you'll find much to value in High Tech High's comprehensive guide to project-based learning. Designed for educators, the guide has everything instructors need to...
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NGSS: Stability and Change

For Students K - 12th
Build a strong foundation for your teaching of stability and change! The video addresses the Next Generation Science Standards Cross-Cutting Concept through insightful examples. The narrator includes ideas for introducing the standard in...
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NGSS Practice Posters

For Students K - 12th
Begin the year with an emphasis on the NGSS practice standards. The resource provides an 8x10 size poster for each standard. When hung in a classroom, learners have a consistent reminder of what it means to be a scientist.
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Creative Computing

For Teachers K - 12th
Scratch the surface of computer coding. A seven-unit lesson guide provides a crash course on computer programming. It uses a programming language called Scratch.
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U.S. Symbols

For Students K - 3rd Standards
United States symbols are the subject of a video brought to you by BrainPop Jr. Hosts, Annie and Moby, begin with a definition of the word symbol, then go on to detail ten American symbols—the American flag, a Bald Eagle, the Liberty...
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A Selection of Stories from The Æsop for Children

For Students K - 8th Standards
Read and incorporate a variety of Aesop's Fables into a fable genre study with an eBook produced by the Library of Congress. The interactive eBook contains 146 fables written by Aesop and includes colorful interactive illustrations by...
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ABC’s of Bullying Prevention

For Students Pre-K - 12th Standards
What is the problem? Why should I care? What can I do about it? These three questions are at the heart of a program designed to lead young people to understand that the way to prevent bullying is for their Attitude and Behavior to Change...
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Tangible Symbol Systems

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Working with children and adults who have severe communication disorders presents its own set of challenges. The goal of this resource is to provide educators, parents, and guardians with research-based suggestions for how to meet these...
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Visual Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

For Teachers K - 12th
Because autism manifests in so many different ways it is referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). No one approach is appropriate for learners with autism. The idea of this packet if to provide a variety of approaches and materials...
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Autism Speaks School Community Toolkit

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Guide members of the educational community in understanding and supporting autistic learners. A kit from Autism Speaks includes an array of tools designed for parents, teachers, and community members. 
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Supporting Learning in the Student with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners with autism face many challenges. Help them to meet these challenges with a packet loaded with practical suggestions, activities, and materials.
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Read Across America Classroom Activity Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Celebrate the legendary Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day with a plethora of activities set to five stories—The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and Green Eggs and Ham. Activities include...
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Exploring Chinese Celebrations

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Seven activities make up a lesson designed to explore Chinese celebrations through grand conversation and crafts. Scholars create plates of Chinese food, a lion mask, paper lanterns, red envelopes with good wishes, and a classroom dragon...
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Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire kindness in and out of school with a lesson that challenges scholars to perform 100 acts of kindness during the time between Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Valentine's day. Leading up to a celebration of friendship, learners...
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Learning about Lunar New Year

For Teachers K - 12th
Rich in images and information, a teacher's guide to the traditions of Lunar New Year's celebrations in various cultures addresses celebrations of Buddhism and Daoism. It includes background information about the origins of the...
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The Letter A Song

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
A is for apple, ant, and alphabet! Introduce the alphabet with an engaging video meant for beginning readers. The video's catchy rhythm is guaranteed to excite youngsters as they watch it over and over again.
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Lessons for Learning—Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners jump right into learning. Each lesson in this math unit is clearly outlined with materials, procedures, student outcomes, misconceptions, and solutions. All lessons and activities are aligned with Common Core math standards.
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Haileybury Habits of Mind Learning Resource Book

For Teachers K - 12th
Imagine a learning community committed to using Costa and Kallick's Habits of Mind as the basis of curriculum design. The resource book is packed with lessons that are designed for and identify the standards and habits of mind targeted...
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Pet Care Charts

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Involve kids in the care of pets at home or in the classroom by assigning tasks using these pet care charts The list of tasks are recorded on a matrix in the left-hand column and the days of the week are indicated in the first row of...
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Apples Around Us

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Apple tasting launches an investigation of the story and travels of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. After listening to his story, class members craft a summary of the tale, chart his journeys on a map, and sample different...
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Strangers and 911

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Know safe spots. Tell a parent. Stay with a buddy. Youngsters learn the fundamentals of personal safety and what to do in an emergency through discussion, worksheet activities, and collaborative learning.
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Literacy Teaching Guide: Phonics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
You don't have to be a teacher in New South Wales to appreciate this phonics teaching guide. The 73-page packet is packed with information about the principles of effective phonics programs, teaching methods, sequencing, key strategies,...
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Kindergarten Comprehensive Growth Assessment

For Teachers K Standards
Here's a 34-page packet that provides assessments for all the Common Core math standards for kindergarten. Whether or not your school has adopted Common Core, the assessments target key math concepts kindergarteners should know.
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No-Blender Pulp Painting

For Teachers K - 12th
Like finger painting, this project is very tactile. Kids tear tissue paper into small pieces, add water, and mix up a pulp that can be pressed onto a canvas to create a colorful, textured painting.
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Insoluble Paintings

For Teachers K - 12th
Insolubility and density? Yup, it's art class, of course. To create insoluble paintings that continually move and change, kids mix water-based paint with mineral oil and seal the mixture in laminating pouches.
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Simple Suminagashi

For Teachers K - 12th
Go ahead. Spill the ink! Combine the study of art, social studies, and science with a Suminagashi (spilled ink) activity that produces "unique and unreproducible" works of art.
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Painted Story Quilt

For Teachers K - 12th
Creating story quilts is a great way to combine art, social studies and literature. Kids select a story, a published one or one of their own, to illustrate, paint on a canvas square, embellish, and mount on a felt backing.
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Artist’s Challenge Coins

For Teachers K - 12th
Make 'em, trade 'em, share 'em. Kids create artist's challenge coins to celebrate personal achievements, as mementos, or as encouragement. Originally designed for service personnel, these coins are a great way to recognize achievement.
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Start with a Circle...

For Students K - 12th
The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out...
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"When I Can Scream" Social Skill Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Sometimes it is okay to scream and sometimes it is not. This 18-slide presentation shows kids when to use a loud, outside voice and when to use a quiet inside voice. Customized this social skills story by inserting the child's name and...
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Cultural Shifts in a Professional Learning Community

For Teachers K - 12th
Talk about a quantum shift in educational thinking. The shift in attitudes toward the fundamental purposes, the shifts in the use of assessments, the shift in the response of educators when students don't learn, the shift in the work of...
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Silly to Serious Cards and Panels

For Teachers K - 4th
What are the unwritten rules of formality in different social situations? Help learners identify when it is the appropriate time to be silly, funny, or serious with this collection of illustrated panels and cards.
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Classroom Setup: Kindergarten

For Teachers K
Whether you're planning to set up your classroom for the start of another school year or just need a change of scenery, this sample chapter taken from a Responsive Classroom book provides suggestions for making the most out of your...
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"When I Feel Angry" Social Skill Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Here's a presentation that shows kids appropriate ways to behave when they are feeling angry. They learn how to identify when they are feeling angry, calming strategies they can use, and words they can use to express their anger. The...
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Activities for "Decreasing Supermarket Tantrums"

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Priming and shaping, two teaching strategies used to prepare kids for upcoming activities, are detailed in this resource that models how to prepare kids for a trip to the supermarket. Activities include creating a shopping list, matching...
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“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

For Teachers K - 12th
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
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Knights and Castles Boy/Girl Sort

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Learners with autism examine a series of cards with drawings and photographs of knights and ladies, and then sort the images onto printed pages labeled "boys" and "girls." All the figures are dressed in courtly attire.
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Knights and Castles Vocabulary

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Are your learners fascinated by dragons, knights, ladies? Capture their their interest with words associated with knights and castles. Each page features one image and the vocabulary printed in large type.
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Teaching Attendance: Everyday Strategies to Help Teachers Improve Attendance and Raise Achievement

For Teachers K - 12th
Build a culture of attendance with the help of this 7-page toolkit loaded with suggestions for specific things you and parents can do to improve attendance, and in turn, raise the achievement of learners. Included are suggestions for...
1 In 1 Collection
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September!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Here's a must-have resource for primary classrooms. The 144-page resource is packed with ideas, tips, suggestions, templates, worksheets, graphic organizers, and activities, all with a September theme. The calendar even notes special...
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big and Little Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
A big caterpillar, a little caterpillar. A big butterfly, a little butterfly. Images from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar model for learners with autism the difference between big and little.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Vocabulary

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Moon, eggs, leaf, sun, caterpillar. Prior to reading Eric Carle's classic tale, introduce vocabulary for The Very Hungry Caterpillar with these picture cards that also include the vocabulary word printed in large type.
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Color Clips

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
R-E-D spells red. Kids manipulate squares of color and match a lettered, color square with the same letter printed on a clothespin.
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Behavior Traffic Light

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
The behavior traffic light, a reward system designed to motivate children to control their own behavior, focuses on rewarding kids for behaving appropriately. Behaviors "in the green" earn rewards and privileges, while behaviors "in the...
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New Teacher Survival Guide: ADHD in the Classroom

For Teachers K - 12th
Discover one teacher's efforts to improve in-class transitions and help students to remain engaged and on-point during class. You'll begin by viewing a sample lesson in a special education classroom with follow-up commentary and...
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Identify Your Stress Triggers

For Teachers K - 12th
Homework. Fire drills. Meeting new people. Kids identify their school triggers, rating over 60 situations as things that do not bother them at all to those that make them feel like they are going to explode. After completing the survey,...
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New Teacher’s Survival Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
An amazing amount of information is packed into this 44-page packet. Everything from how to avoid first day jiggers to planning first day activities, from personal and classroom safety tips to how to break up fights, from classroom setup...
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Seasons and Weather: Supplemental Guide

For Teachers K Standards
From warm summer days to cold winter nights, this 10-lesson unit takes children on an exploration of seasons. Using the included reading passages and images, a series of read-aloud lessons and vocabulary activities provide young children...
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Seasons and Weather: Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners explore the cycle of the seasons in a 10-lesson language arts unit. Through a series of picture-supported read-aloud activities, children are able to identify the sequence of seasons and the types of weather associated...
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We’re a Family: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Pay special attention to onsets and rimes and initial consonants with this packet of activities designed to provide additional support to youngsters just learning to read and write.
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We’re a Family: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Teach your English language learners how to talk about their families with three weeks of lessons. Over the course of the thematic unit, learners pick up new vocabulary so that they can talk about families and relationships, clothing,...
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Look at Us!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Support struggling learners and focus on the alphabet with the three weeks of activities and materials provided here. Each day, learners review some letters and practice others in depth. They work on rhyming, practice new words, and...
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Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
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Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
For decades Bloom's Taxonomy has helped to guide educators' approach to instruction, but as times change and students change, so too must the methods for teaching evolve. Introducing teachers to the new revised Bloom's Taxonomy, this...
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Hickory, Dickory, Dock

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What did the mouse run up? The clock! Practice consonant blends and rhyming with a lesson that combines a nursery rhyme with pronunciation practice and a hands-on craft activity. Kids will master the -ock word family with this set of...
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The Rainbow Fish: Activities for Parents to Do with Children at Home

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
The Rainbow Fish, Marcus Pfister's award-winning story about the joys of sharing, is the inspiration for this resource loaded with fun. Suggestions for language and language arts, math, science, and social studies activities are included...
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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Good Versus Evil: Exploring Popular Children's Animation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Dora, Buzz Lightyear, Mufasa. Swiper, Dr. Porkchop, Scar. The six lessons in this unit packet focus on how good and evil, and violence, are portrayed in children's animation. The lessons encourage kids to consider how violence is...
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A Foundation for Implementation

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Color is the focus of this amazing resource packed with math, social studies, science, and language arts activities. Kids create a color word wall and post symbols, graph the number of objects they find of each color while on a treasure...
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Book Nook

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A reading of Dr. Seuss's My Many Colored Days provides a great intro for a discussion of colors and how they can represent emotions and moods. Kids share the feelings they associate with various colors
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Easter Activity Book for Young Kids

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Designed especially for parents, home schoolers, and kindergarten teachers, this holiday-themed activity book includes colorful templates for games, tracing and writing practice activities, flashcards of sight words, exercises using...
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St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Poems, activities, games, recipes, and leprechaun tricks abound in a resource packet designed for St. Patrick's Day. There are even measuring, graphing, and mapping activities. How lucky! 
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Shadow Puppet Edu

For Teachers K - 12th
Tell a story, demonstrate a process, or teach a topic with all sorts of visual supports with this awesome app. Teachers and pupils alike can quickly put together wonderful presentations and videos with just a few taps, some narration,...
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Messy Bessey's Holidays

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Teach your class some fairly complex terms—factors of production, human resources, capital resources, natural resources, and intermediate goods—with a storybook (Messy Bessey's Holidays), plenty of visuals and handouts, and related...
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Teaching Spelling

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
"Spelling is a thinking activity, not a rote learning activity." This packet contains everything from research information and diagnostic tools to teaching strategies and activities. A must-have for your curriculum library.
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Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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Phonemic Awareness and Sounding Out Words

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Although designed for children with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, the multi-sensory tips and tricks included in this illustrated eight-page packet are designed to develop phonemic awareness and are appropriate for any classroom.
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Phonological Awareness Interventions for the Regular Classroom Teacher

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether new to the Response to Intervention (RTI) model for phonological awareness or experienced with the program, this 376-page eBook deserves a place in your curriculum library. The book includes lessons, activities, worksheets, and...
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Phonemic Awareness Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Phonemic awareness, one of the five areas of reading instruction (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and text comprehension) is the focus of this packet designed for emergent readers, including those with significant...
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Dolch Sight Words

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Bulletin boards, banners, ABC cards and worksheets using the 220 Dolch sight words are all available in this resource. The worksheets arrange the sight words by increasing difficulty.
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Activities to Support Teaching the Alphabet

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether or not your class includes kids with significant disabilities, teaching the alphabet to emergent readers and writers can be a challenge. Here's an activity packet designed for all learners.
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Literacy Survival Tips for New Teachers!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether new to teaching or a seasoned pro, this 12-page phonics and phonemic awareness guide is a must for your curriculum library. Everything from a summary of research on the topic to exercises and activities is included.
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Conserving Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
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A Beary Good Library: Library Manners

For Teachers K - 3rd
After a reading of Jeanne Willis' The Boy Who Thought He Was a Teddy Bear, primary graders must decide if the photos they are shown picture children in the library acting like boys and girls or misbehaving bears. Develop library skills...
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Let's Build a Worm Bin!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Kids get the dirt on worms by building a vermicomposter and observing, over time, the changes red worms make in the soil in the bin.
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EdTech Tuesdays: A Class Set of Chromebooks with Veronica Tadeo

For Teachers K - 12th
Middle school teacher Veronica Tadeo discusses successes she has had using Chromebooks, Kidblog, and other online software and online web pages to differentiate instruction for her English language learners.
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EdTech Tuesdays: PLEx Life Science by Filament Games with Dan White

For Teachers K - 12th
The use of interactive, hands-on learning games in the classroom is the focus of an interview with Dan White of Filament Games.  White models how the "thing that you are doing in the game is the thing that we want you to learn."
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EdTech Tuesdays: The Federal E-Rate Program with Micah Rigdon

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Micah Ridgon, of Funds for Learning, suggests schools are not getting the most out of the federal E-Rate program, the program that offers discounts to schools for their broadband and telecommunication services. His company is here to help.
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EdTech Tuesdays: Haiku Deck

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Here's a free app that makes the preparation of presentations a whole lot easier. Using open source images, the narrators model how to create and share amazing presentations.
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EdTech Tuesdays: Nearpod

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
This short video models how to use Nearpod in classroom settings and gives suggestions on how the app can be used in the classroom and other educational situations.
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EdTech Tuesdays: Adguard AdBlocker

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Eliminate those irritating and sometimes inappropriate ads from videos and projection screens with an app that can be installed on your Chrome Internet browser. Learn how to install and use the blocker in this short video.
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Have a Worm Party! & Worm Facts: Food, Home, Help

For Teachers K Standards
Here's an activity that will worm its way into the hearts of your class members. Young scientists investigate the habitat, diet, and value of the wonderfully, wiggly lumbricus terrestris.
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Lifesavers for the Music Teacher

For Teachers K - 8th
A symphony of ideas are contained in this eBook designed by music teachers for music teachers. The 40 activities have all proven to be lifesavers. A must-have for your curriculum library.
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EdTech Tuesdays: Vision K-20 Survey and CODiE Awards with Karen Billings

For Teachers K - 12th
The CODiE Awards program, showcasing the best software produced each year, and the Vision K-20 Survey, designed to permit schools to benchmark their progress in the use of educational technology to achieve their educational goals, are...
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Fun with Magnets

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Searching for ways to make your science unit on magnetism a little more attractive? This 47-page collection of printable materials, worksheets, and activities is perfect for any elementary teacher exploring magnets with their class.
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Classroom Management Survival Kit

For Teachers K - 5th
Looking for new ways to organize student work? Or maybe your behavior management system could use some improvement? Well this 49-page collection of printable resources has exactly what you need, making it great for new and veteran...
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The Clever Monkey Rides Again

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
How very clever. No need to monkey around with this resource. Rob Cleveland's version of the West African tale, "The Clever Monkey Rides Again," is used as the basis for multiple of cross-curricular activities including exercises...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Microsoft Office Mobile

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Users of Microsoft Office can now access, as well as edit, and create new documents from their mobile devices with the Microsoft Office Mobile app. The video narrators not only model how to use the app, but also discuss various classroom...
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EdTech Tuesdays: WriteThat.name

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Save hours creating and updating your list of contacts with an app that automatically captures, saves and updates names, e-mail, mailing addresses, and phone numbers.
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EdTech Tuesdays: Field Day & Project-Based Learning with Dr. Jenny Fremlin & Erica Stone

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
The creators of Field Day, an inquiry-based app designed especially for project-based learning, discuss the features of this very valuable, inexpensive app.
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Literacy Activities for Any Time

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
As the title suggests, this packet is loaded with activities that can be used at any time. The common element in all the exercises is that they are connected to books by Dr. Seuss.
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EdTech Tuesdays: Open Source Learning with David Preston (extended)

For Teachers K - 12th
What is open source learning and how can the approach be used in the classroom? David Preston, a teacher from a school where traditionally few kids continue their education post graduation, discusses how open source learning has...
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EdTech Tuesdays: IEP Goals & Objectives with CCSS

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Jennifer and Rich model how to use and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of an app designed to assist special needs instructors write IEP goals and objectives for all kids in their caseload.
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Genre Studies: Biography Kindergarten Unit

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
A three-lesson unit study uses short, illustrated biographies of Ruby Bridges, George Washington, and Amelia Earhart to introduce kindergartners to the characteristics of this genre.
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EdTech Tuesdays: A Flipped Classroom with Lee Graves

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Imagine taping a lecture once rather than repeating yourself six times a day. Such an approach is one of the benefits of the flipped classroom approach to learning. Lee Graves provides a clear and concise explanation of this...
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Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
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The Science of the Sun

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
There's more to that glowing ball of light in sky than most children realize. From the overall structure of the solar system, to the changing of the seasons, these hands-on lessons open the eyes of young scientists to the important role...
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Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: PreK-3 Curriculum Support

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
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Arthur’s Pet Business

For Teachers K - 3rd
Marc Brown's Arthur's Pet Business provides young readers with an opportunity to investigate financial responsibility.
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Open Wide and Trek Inside

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Don't underestimate the value of a clean mouth! Here is a six-lesson unit that details everything a youngster needs to know about oral hygiene. It includes lessons on the purpose of a mouth and teeth, the nature of oral bacteria and the...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Classroom Video Games with Mat Frenz

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Curious about ways to use students' interest in video games to enhance their learning? Listen as Mat Frenz from GlassLab Games discusses the similarities between video game design and lesson design, and how educators and developers are...
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Student Center Activities: Fluency

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teaching children to read is no simple task, but this collection of phonics resources will make the journey a little easier. From simple activities and games that improve young children's letter recognition, to a reader's theater script...
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All About Money

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Few topics engage young mathematicians as much as learning about money. Through a series of shared readings and hands-on activities, children explore the US currency system, learning how to count money and calculate change as they create...
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Ceramic Tile Wall Murals

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Science, social studies, language arts, and art classes work together with administrators to produce a permanent, ceramic tile wall mural to install at their school. 
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Academic Vocabulary Building Activities

For Teachers K - 9th Standards
Suggestions for using Roberto Marzano's six-step approach to academic vocabulary instruction are detailed in a packet that includes graphic organizers, worksheets, and activities.
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The Crime of the Bystander in the Holocaust

For Teachers Pre-K - 11th Standards
What are the dangers of remaining silent in the face of oppression? Learners analyze how German citizens and many around the world allowed the Nazi dictatorship to execute crimes against humanity.
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Nursery Rhymes Poster Set

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Where did Little Bo Peep's sheep go? How could Humpty Dumpty be put back together? After reading nursery rhymes from the provided, colorful posters, kids list the rhyming words and answer questions about the tale.
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Literacy Centers Using Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
And in this corner we have Little Jack Horner. Engage your learners with phonemic awareness activities that encourage them to play with language. Eight different categories of phonemic awareness activities are detailed in the resource...
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Rhyme Time

For Students K - 2nd
When its time to rhyme you won't have to spend a dime on this free packet of 57 rhyming worksheets. There's very little waste as kids cut and paste words found at the bottom of the page. How sage.
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EdTech Tuesdays: iPad vs Chromebook

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
If you're faced with the hard choice of deciding between an iPad mini or Chromebook for your personal and professional use, this video is definitely a must-see.
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Officer Buckle and Gloria Vocabulary

For Teachers K - 3rd
Vocabulary from Peggy Rathmann's award-winning illustrated picture book, Officer Buckle and Gloria, named one of the National Education Association's top 100 books for children, is featured in a colorful, presentation that not only...
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Rhyming Words

For Students K - 2nd
A tack sack? Or how about a nap cap? As part of a study of rhyming words, kids use the words found in the provided word bank to create and illustrate two-word rhymes.
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Owl Classroom Alphabet

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
How wise. Twenty-six colorful, alphabet templates featuring a very cute little owl. It's a hoot. And it's free!
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Justin Hayward: The Art of Landscape

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Landscapes by Justin Hayward (not the singer, songwriter, guitarist of the Moody Blues but the Wyoming landscape artist) are featured in a watercolor lesson plan that models how artists are able to create the illusion of depth on a flat...
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In case of an emergency, try out this short unit! Prepare your youngsters for disasters with a set of activities that will teach them what emergencies are, how to prepare for them, and what to do when they experience them. This intricate...
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Telling Tales with Kamishibai

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Kamishibai (paper drama), is a Japanese form of storytelling that uses emakimono (paper picture scrolls), to relay a moral lesson. As part of a series of resources that examine Japanese art and artists, learners watch a video retelling...
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Recorder Fingering Worksheets

For Students K - 8th
High notes and low notes. Sharps and flats. Recorder players perfect their fingering with a series of music worksheets that ask them to practice identifying correct fingering patterns and connecting these patterns to the correct note on...
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Instruments to Trace Color and Label

For Students K - 8th
Handbells and castanets. Triangles and timpani. Trumpets and trombones. As part of their study of instruments, young musicians label, trace and color the parts of seven instruments. Also included in the resource packet are tracing...
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Sound Habits

For Teachers K - 5th
Hear ye! Hear ye! Encourage your young keyboard/piano players to develop sound habits with a resource packet that introduces a dynamic learning method. The free sample lessons, part of a for-purchase program, are designed to be used in a...
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Overhead Transparencies

For Teachers K - 12th
Classroom and studio music instructors will find this packet of 10 transparencies of major value. Images of treble and bass clefs, notes and rests, note values, time signatures, and music language are included. Nothing minor about this...
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Practice Boards

For Students K - 8th
FACE it. Every Good Boy Deserves Fruit! (And so do girls.) Provide young musicians with music worksheets that enable them to practice musical notation. The six boards included in the packet are templates that focus on notes, rests,...
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Music Teacher Resource Pack

For Teachers K - 12th
Music teachers! Here's everything you need in one packet. Templates for two, four, and six stave manuscripts. Templates for merit certificates, practice schedules, progress reports, fees records, and much, much more. You'll score with...
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Substitute Lesson Ideas For The Music Teacher

For Teachers K - 5th
Have to sub for a music class on short notice? Or have some extra time to play with? Never fear! Help is here in the form of 20 sure-fire music activities and worksheets tested and submitted by music teachers. A great resource to add to...
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Capital Formation Chart

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to handwriting. These reference charts are excellent support for young children still developing their ability to print upper- and lower-case letters
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Getting Started with Interactive Math Notebooks

For Teachers K - 7th
Set young mathematicians up for success with this interactive math notebook. Including a list of rules and expectations for using the notebooks, as well as templates for a creating a cover page and table of contents, this resource...
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Helen Keller: An Inspiring Life (Biography Mini-Book)

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Inspire young readers with this printable biography of Helen Keller. Including a timeline, glossary, and realistic illustrations with supporting captions, this is a great resource for not only teaching children about this amazing...
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Soda Straw Rockets

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces...
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Classroom Rules Worksheet

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Involve class members in establishing classroom rules by providing them with a worksheet that asks them to develop four rules, describe how they will teach these rules to their classmates, how they will reinforce the rules, and detail...
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Kindergarten CCSS Math Vocabulary Word List

For Teachers K
Help kindergartners develop the academic language they need to master the Common Core standards with this list of math vocabulary. Including the definitions of each term as well as a set of word cards with supporting images and examples,...
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Clouds

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Incorporate art and poetry into an early elementary science lesson about cloud formation. With fun and engaging activities that follow a natural learning progression, youngsters will develop key vocabulary and conceptual understanding...
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Unit Study Based on Hill of Fire

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Learn a little Spanish, discover how a volcano works, and get into the cultural context of the book, Hill of Fire. Because the book addresses so many different topics, it is perfect as the basis for a cross-curricular unit of study....
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Vocabulary Cards 1st Grade M-Z

For Teachers K - 2nd
Clarify key math vocabulary terms with this series of printable cards. Three different versions of each term are provided; one with only the word, one with the word and a picture, and one with the word, a picture, and a definition. Note...
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Vocabulary Cards 1st Grade A-L

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help young mathematicians acquire key vocabulary with this printable resource. Three different cards are provided for each word; one with only the word, one with the word and a picture, and one with the word, a picture, and a definition....
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Bugs

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
This is not just a worksheet, but an entire set of activities and worksheets that can accompany any unit on bugs or insects. Little learners will hone early math and literacy skills as they create mini-books, discriminate between big and...
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Daily Lesson Plan for a Struggling Reader

For Teachers K - 8th
Strategy-based programs that are executed with consistency are the best for achieving growth in any learner with a learning disability. Here is a seven-step lesson plan that is highly structured and is intended to help learners with...
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Sparky's Birthday Surprise

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Fire safety is a hot topic for kids! With this resource, little ones will read, color, draw, and play as they are learning about prevention and, as an added bonus, practice naming shapes, counting, and adding numbers! Reading, math, and...
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Living Things/ Nonliving Things

For Teachers K
How can you tell if something is living or nonliving? Introduce a set of criteria which can be used to determine which things are alive and which are not. The class discusses the basic needs of all living organisms, checks out an...
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Bullying: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
New ReviewTwo activities for young scholars explore the concept of bullying. The first activity examines scenarios to point out bullying behavior. The second activity encourages positive peer relationships by identifying kind and respectful...
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The Impact of Praise

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewHow to praise and not praise is the question addressed by a short video designed for educators. The narrator shares the results of a simple experiment that details how praising learners' efforts results in better performance.
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #6

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewKeep stress low by establishing balance and boundaries with Mini Module #5. In this social-emotional learning video, educators discover the ins and outs of final high-leverage practices—understanding the "cost of caring," forming healthy...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #5

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewMini Module #5 examines the high-leverage practice of orienting towards optimism. In this 11-minute video, educators take in the importance of optimism as they progress through their social and emotional learning journey, paying special...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #4

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewIn this social-emotional learning journey, educators watch an 11-minute video that examines how to cultivate compassionate curiosity. Mini Module #4 details how to use an asset-based lens, listen empathetically, and look at behavior as a...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #3

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewMini module #3 focuses on exploring emotions—one of the five high-leverage practices in an educator's social and emotional development. Viewers take in a 10-minute video that looks at how to label emotions, recognize physical reactions,...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #2

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA 12-minute video details the first social and emotional learning practice—examine identity; how do educators work on their social and emotional wellbeing. One of five high-leverage practices looks closely at values and purpose,...
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SEL for Educators: Mini Module #1

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewBecome a champion of social-emotional development with an informative series created for educators. In this first video, the host details the what, why, and how of social-emotional learning. In just over 15 minutes, viewers discover...
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SEL for Educators Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewFour resources make up the SEL toolkit for educators. Intended for those that teach kindergarten to twelfth grade, helpful files include a companion guide, presentation, reference list, and a one-page snapshot that neatly showcases the...
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Students' Experiences with Social-Emotional Learning

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short video spotlights young learners who share their experiences with social-emotional competencies. Each speaker is frank about their struggles and how learning various strategies helps them become more successful in and out of school.
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Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit is a presentation for educators who seek to create a reliable environment where scholars who have experienced adversities and trauma feel supported, safe, and ready to learn.
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Student and Parent Perspectives on Mindfulness

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewTurn a breakdown into a breakthrough. In a short video, scholars and a parent share what they have learned about mindfulness and how developing the skills inherent in this competency can help in school and at home.
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Mindfulness Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Mindfulness Toolkit is designed to provide educators with the information they need to introduce the social-emotional competency of mindfulness into their school. The kit includes background information to help teachers develop their...
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Meet Teri (Growth Mindset)

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewAnything is possible if you practice, practice, practice! That's Teri's advice to scholars struggling to acquire a new skill.
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Growth Mindset Toolkit for Parents

For Parents K - Higher Ed
New ReviewDesigned as a workshop, the Growth Mindset Toolkit introduces parents and guardians to the growth mindset competency, one of the five social-emotional learning areas. The workshop provides caregivers with information about why lessons...
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Growth Mindset Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA nine-slide presentation provides educators with practical ways they can help young people develop a growth mindset, a key competency in social-emotional learning.
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Social Awareness Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA 32-slide professional development presentation introduces administrators, counselors, and teachers to the social awareness competency. The presentation includes specific strategies to help learners develop social awareness, identifies...
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Social Awareness in Students' Words

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short video features a sixth-grader, an eighth-grader, and a high school sophomore who talk about what they have learned about social awareness and how they learn to develop their own awareness skills.
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Meet Vy (Self-Management)

For Students K - Higher Ed
New Review"Reading, listening, and then writing it down." Vy shares a self-management strategy she has learned that helps her remember school assignments and due dates.
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Meet Devon (Self-Management)

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewDevon shares his story about how he has learned some self-management strategies that help him deal with his emotions, communicate better with others, and improve his focus. 
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Let's Talk About Self-Management: Marshmallows, Stop Signs, Squeezy Balls, and Teaching

For Parents K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe big idea behind a short video designed for educators is that self-management skills are taught and that those who develop this skill are more successful now and in the future.
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Self-Management Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewDesigned to be used for professional development, the self-management toolkit provides teachers, counselors, and administrators with the training they need to address this key competency. The toolkit includes all the materials necessary...
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Self-Efficacy Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA PowerPoint presentation prepares instructors for teaching learners about self-efficacy, a key competency of social-emotional learning. The 29-page presentation is designed to give administrators and teachers a deeper understanding of...
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Self-Efficacy In Students' Everyday Lives

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewSetting goals is one thing; achieving them is another. Three young learners share their experiences with asking for and giving others support to master a task and achieve their goals.
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Importance of Self-Efficacy

For Students K - Higher Ed
New ReviewA short, animated video introduces viewers to the importance of self-efficacy. The narrator first defines self-efficacy then offers five ways learners can develop this social-emotional learning competency.
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Designing a Shade Structure

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewBring the learning outdoors with an enjoyable activity about Earth's heating, sunlight, and shade. Scholars use problem-solving skills as they design, build, and test a sunshade structure. Participants view a video summarizing the...
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What Makes it Rain?

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewClouds come alive when curious minds create rain in an action-packed activity. Scholars view a video of rain and analyze an image of water uses to generate a class discussion leading into a hands-on exploration. Using a set of...
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Keeping Warm in the Cold

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewBundle up to stay warm! A fun-filled investigation opens with a group discussion about heat loss and using materials to prevent it. Young scientists then view an animation about thermometers and the Celsius scale and practice reading...
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What is Wind?

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewEngage creative minds with an exciting activity about the power of wind. Investigators participate in class discussions while viewing images and animations of air and wind. Scholars test the relationship between wind speed and an...
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What Makes It Snow?

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewDiscover the icy world of snow from the comfort of the indoors. Young meteorologists study visuals and a video to examine snow formation and structure. Using the information they learn, scientists follow a procedure to construct a...
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Why Do Puddles Dry Up?

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewBring evaporation right into the hands of young scientists with an entertaining, hands-on activity. Investigators view videos and images while participating in class dialogue focused on water evaporating from surfaces. A short experiment...
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10 Minute Leadership Lessons

For Teachers K - 8th
Forty pages offer 21 lessons to encourage leadership among kindergarten through eighth-grade scholars. Hands-on activities use the experiential learning model while exploring personal traits, getting to know peers, teambuilding,...
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Everyday Engineering: Water Pollution Clean Up

For Students K - 12th Standards
Water, water, everywhere, but pollution is a major problem. Scholars design a filtration device or process that removes dirt and other particles from water. They use various household objects such as marbles, cotton balls, or coffee...
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DiscoverE Challenge: Tallest Cup Tower

For Students K - 8th Standards
Dream big and build tall. Scholars build the tallest tower possible out of plastic or paper cups. They apply the engineering design process to refine their designs and see if they can make their towers even taller.
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Songs, Sounds and Stories from the Georgia Sea Islands

For Teachers K - 12th
American music is the result of the influence of many cultures, including the traditions brought by the African slaves. Young scholars study the polyrhythms, the call-and-response format, and the vocal improvisations of the Gullah...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Leader and a Hero

For Students Pre-K - 5th
Martin Luther King Jr. is the focus of a video that details his life and accomplishments. Viewers take in moments of history alongside clear narration. A hopeful message concludes the video.
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Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Montgomery Bus Boycott for Kids | Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King

For Students Pre-K - 5th
An engaging and informative video sheds light on the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Rosa Parks, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Kid-friendly animated figures visually portray what the narrator says. An end-review...
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Hopes and Dreams

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
A lesson encourages mini scholars in setting goals. Peers share their hopes and dreams and discuss how each one adds to everyone's unique character. Class members draw themselves in a scene achieving a goal. A follow-up meeting allows...
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African American Music: Let’s Sing and Play Clapping Games

For Teachers K - 2nd
Two lessons focus on making a beat. Using popular African American music of its time, scholars listen and analyze the rhythm then recreate it with hands drums, and cups. 
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My Dream of Martin Luther King

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Conduct a book study of the story, My Dream of Martin Luther King by Faith Ringgold. Followng a read-aloud, scholars take part in philosophical discussions covering the topics of freedom, equality, race, and heroes. 
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Expressing Emotions through Art Lesson 1—Everyone Shows They Care

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In a lesson that explores art and emotions, scholars analyze a piece of art and discuss which emotions it portrays. They go on to reflect on their own emotions and how they are similar to the feelings expressed artistically. Participants...
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The Nine Ds of Digital Citizenship

For Students K - 12th
A reference page identifies the nine Ds of digital citizenship—digital access, etiquette, commerce, responsibilities, literacy, law, communication, security, health, and wellness.
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Hopi Poetry

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
The Hopi refer to corn as their children, demonstrating its importance to the Native American group. Class members consider the role of literal and figurative language by examining poetry from this indigenous group. The resource includes...
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Examples of Digital Citizenship

For Students K - 12th
An infographic illustrates advice for 21st-century learners on how to respond to inappropriate internet postings. Three scenarios and how to appropriately respond are pictured. Individuals then describe a new scenario and offer a...
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Balloon Racers

For Students K - 6th Standards
Watch those balloon cars go! Scholars build racers that run using the power of balloons and conduct races with the cars. They learn about Newton's third law of motion and how it applies to their balloon racers.
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Sound Design

For Students K - 6th
Hear about a great resource on sound? An interesting hands-on activity has learners construct a device that will soundproof a phone or speaker. They test out different materials to see which ones best absorb sound waves.
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City Circuit

For Students K - 6th Standards
Here's an electric lesson on electricity. Pupils create an electric circuit to model a city's electric system. They then test out different materials to see whether they are conductors of electricity.
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Gum Chemistry

For Students K - 6th
Gum be gone! Scholars conduct an experiment to find the best substance that would help remove gum from the bottom of a shoe. They test peanut butter, petroleum jelly, olive oil, vinegar, and rubbing alcohol in their experiments.
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Moon Power - Energy and Power

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Be over the moon about finding a resource on lunar power stations. An interesting unit composed of 10 lessons has pupils first learn about the energy and power needs of a futuristic lunar colony. They design and build a lunar power...
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Voyage on the Mayflower

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
After completing an online activity about the Mayflower, scholars draw a picture about what they know of the Thanksgiving holiday, including a one-sentence summary. A reading of If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma is the...
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Pilgrim and Wampanoag Daily Life

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A lesson plan looks at the Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe during the first Thanksgiving. Scholars compare and contrast information presented by an online activity then discuss their findings. Learners examine the two group's daily routines...
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The First Thanksgiving Feast

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Following an online activity, scholars listen to a read-aloud of If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma. Pupils discuss their family traditions and complete a T-chart comparing the holiday then and now. Collages are made to...
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Advertisements and You

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Watch out for clever advertisements! Using the lesson, scholars learn how to identify online ads and respond to them critically. They then use what they've learned to develop a list of strategies to evaluate web pages.
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Deliver Gratitude Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Gratitude is the focus of a discussion that sets the stage for pupils to take part in a service-learning project in which they deliver notes of kindness by way of social media or mail. A reflection closes the learning experience.