Free educational resources for the month of April

Alex
Mar 27, 2013
Looking ahead to the month of April, here are some free resources, lesson plans, and activities for teachers and parents to use with kids. As you know, April celebrates Financial Literacy Month, National Poetry Month and Earth Day! Financial Literacy Month: ? Here are some tips from Jane Crawford, author of Why Can’t I Have EVERYTHING?, to help kids become financially and mathematically savvy. From visits from the Tooth Fairy to a weekly allowance, there are many opportunities to introduce kids to financial and real-world math concepts at a young age. National Poetry Month: ?Everything you need to teach Poetry Month—for FREE! Read, write, and share poems to celebrate National Poetry Month with your students in April. Earth Day: ?Lesson and activities for Earth Day and beyond that help students build an awareness of our planet’s needs and develop ways to meet them. Want an inside look at our free resources for the upcoming month BEFORE we post them on OOM? Email me, Alex, at awladich@scholastic.com and you will be put on our email list! Subject line: Monthly Issue. Happy April!