In education, we often talk about unlocking the joys of reading, noting how a good book can offer a window into another world and access to far-off adventures.
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For over three quarters of a century, children have been learning to read with the colorful, whimsical, rhyming world of Dr. Seuss. His nonsense words; bright, curly illustrations; and beloved characters capture the hearts of both children and adults who read his books. In celebration of all things reading, including Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2 and Read Across America Day (also celebrated on March 2), check out our FREE National Reading Month Classroom Resources. In it, you’ll find fun facts, activities, and critical thinking questions to share with your class and celebrate the joys of reading.
The 100th day of school is an exciting milestone to reach in every elementary classroom. We’ve put together 20 of our favorite activities across all subject areas (plus some just-for-fun additions) to help you and your students enjoy this special day!
From October 23 to 31, schools around the nation will observe Red Ribbon Week®. Beyond spreading awareness on the dangers of drug and alcohol use, Red Ribbon Week also presents an excellent opportunity to teach students about the benefits of building lifelong healthy habits.
Individualized Education Program meetings, or IEP meetings, represent a key step in a larger, more complex process to address a child’s unique learning needs, and general education teachers are an essential part of the IEP team.