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February 1

Teach With Award-Winning Books

Teach With Award-Winning Books
Congratulations to all Newbery and Caldecott Award winners! Incorporate these wonderful books into your classroom.

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day
Use this collection of resources to teach students about groundhogs and hibernation.

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National Weatherperson's Day

National Weatherperson's Day
Share these fun activities in your classroom to help students learn about the weather.

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Children's Dental Health Month

Children's Dental Health Month
Teach kids to take care of their teeth during Dental Health Month and every month of the year.

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Thomas Edison's Birthday (1847)

Thomas Edison's Birthday (1847)
Spark your students' interest in electricity with a StudyJams activity.
             

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Happy Birthday, Judy Blume

Happy Birthday, Judy Blume
Introduce your students to this famous author and her beloved books for children.

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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day
Set aside some time for students to exchange messages of kindness and gifts of friendship in your classroom.

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day
Encourage your students to perform Random Acts of Kindness today and throughout the year.

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Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day
Help your students learn about the most influential presidents with these teaching resources.

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George Washington's Birthday (1732)

George Washington's Birthday (1732)
Create a unit about the first president with this collection of lesson plans, student activities, and more.

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Happy Birthday, Walter Wick

Happy Birthday, Walter Wick
Show your students the creative process behind the I Spy books with this video interview filmed in Walter Wick's studio.

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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day
Nurture your students' love of reading with these classroom ideas for Read Across America Day.

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Happy Birthday, Alexander Graham Bell

Happy Birthday, Alexander Graham Bell
Get your students interested in the lives of people who have made advances in science, like Alexander Graham Bell, with a biography writing assignment.

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National Grammar Day

National Grammar Day
Celebrate proper grammar in your classroom with a grammar play.
             
February 2017