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Oct 23, 2020


Veterans Day: Thanking Veterans for Their Service

Veterans Day is coming up on November 11. It’s an opportunity to thank America’s veterans for their service and for students to learn more about veterans and their service. Below are a few ways to celebrate Veterans Day in your classroom.

Oct 15, 2020


Online Exhibition Honoring Childhood Creativity

What can the art of childhood reveal? Does it show burgeoning talent, exciting potential, or perhaps simply the beginning of a love to create? These are some of the questions explored in an online exhibition of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, co-curated by award-winning illustrators Grace Lin and Jarrett J. Krosoczka.

Oct 15, 2020


Special Places in the Life of Edgar Allan Poe—Master of the Macabre

‘Tis the season to be spooky, and what better way to do that than diving into all things Edgar Allan Poe. The Poe Museum located in Richmond, Virginia, provides teachers with informative facts to enhance any lesson plan, a Poe timeline, and adaptable lesson plans designed for middle school and high school classrooms, including “The Black Cat,” “Masque of the Red Death,” and “The Bells.”

Oct 01, 2020


Lesson on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Generational Cultural Icon

The New York Times offers a lesson for students on the life and influence of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18 at age 87. The lesson provides an article and short video that discuss her impact on the law and offers some warm-up questions, along with writing and discussion prompts.

global citizenship

Oct 01, 2020


Books and Videos Promoting Respect for and Embrace of Differences

Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write, and change the world. By drawing direct connections to real-world issues, Teaching for Change encourages teachers and students to question and rethink the world inside and outside their classrooms.


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