Holiday Ideas 2
Teachers throughout the United States are about to enjoy a long, well deserved Thanksgiving weekend. They’ll relax with family and friends. They may start decorating and shopping. It’s blissful. Then there’s the return to school on Monday. With students in full-on festive holiday excitement mode, it can be quite a challenge to keep them engaged […]
By Scott Sterling Thanksgiving might be the best holiday to harvest for learning opportunities (no pun intended), but many teachers default to having the students draw turkeys using their hands or making pilgrim hats out of construction paper. That’s a waste. The theme of Thanksgiving is, of course, gratitude. That falls clearly within character education […]
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