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Free Resources For Talking to Kids About Ukraine

March 3, 2022

Here are a few resources you may find helpful as you talk to your kids about Ukraine and current events: Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources For Talking to Kids About Ukraine: Choices Program –A complete lesson plan with talking points,…

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Teaching Through the Pandemic – Jenna’s Story

We’re letting teachers tell their stories about teaching through the pandemic. With every post, we are reminded of the great love and concern that each teacher displays for their students. These beautiful testimonies of struggle and passion for learning weave…

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Earth Day Books and Activities

Lesson plans and books about Earth Day to get any grade level to celebrate the wonderful planet that we live on and discuss ways that we can keep it clean, healthy, and harmonious with all living beings.   Earth Day…

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The Teacher As Parent Dilemma

They say having a kid changes everything.  They are right.  Priorities change, perspectives change, and relationships change. Your core identity shifts in ways you could never imagine. Everything you thought you knew tilts on its axis, throwing you off-kilter as…

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Free Activities for Secondary Science

We’d like to introduce you to Caitlin. She’s offered to share some of her hands-on activities for secondary science with you all for FREE. Read on to find out more… I have been teaching middle school science since 2013. I…

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