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There are thousands of inspiring teachers who make a huge impact on students every day. Ellen DeGeneres is a HUGE fan of teachers and often highlights and surprises teachers who go above and beyond the call of duty for their students.
There’s no denying that teachers everywhere are feeling a little burnt out as the year ends, but there are many ways to keep your students focused and engaged until the very end that don’t include searching through YouTube for another video to watch.
Children's author Jarrett Krosoczka shares the origins of his Lunch Lady graphic novel series, in which undercover school heroes serve lunch...and justice! His project, School Lunch Hero Day, aims to highlight how cafeteria staff provide more than just food, and illustrate how powerful a ‘thank you’ can be. In his TED Talk, Jarrett Krosoczka talks about a lunch lady that was a positive influence and the inspiration for his Lunch Lady graphic novel series: Ms. Jeannie.
Thanks to Dorough and ABC’s Schoolhouse Rock! we’ll forever remember the power of conjunctions, the meaning behind the suffragette movement, the purpose of adverbs (lolly, lolly, get your adverbs here!), the elements of the electoral college, a whole host of mathematical concepts, and so much more
While the stakes might not be as high, there is still valuable work to be done that can set your students up for success next year and beyond, as long as they can focus. Here are some things to consider for a productive post-assessment period.