Banish Winter Classroom Blues

Banish Winter Classroom Blues

The middle of winter can be a difficult time for students to maintain their focus and keep up their ambitions. The cold weather and dark days test their abilities to concentrate. While class only resumed a few weeks ago, students may be acting like they need another vacation already. This is a cru...

Relax by Coloring

Relax by coloring

Take a quick look at the available options consumers now have among coloring books and you instantly will know that coloring is not strictly for kids. Besides character-themed books like those showcasing the latest animated characters, coloring books are filled with adult-appeal. Whether one prefe...

What to Do on the First Day Back Following Winter Break

Winter Break

With the end of winter break quickly approaching, you will want to make resuming the school routine simple and easy. Choose from these ideas to start the new year off right with your students. Each is seamlessly adjustable to fit any age or course. Plus, each one requires minimal preparation and f...

Teaching with Snow

Teaching with Snow

While skiing and sledding may be on your agenda this winter, don't forget to use that snow for something educational, too! Snow-based lessons are perfect for addressing science and math standards at many levels. Begin by explaining the basics of what it takes to make snow. The air above us is fill...

DIY GEDDES Christmas Ornaments

NFL Buildable Christmas Ornament

Here’s a fun project that lets kids make their own DIY ornaments to add to the Christmas tree at home or in the classroom.

All you need:

How to make it (It couldn't be easier...

Christmas Classics from the ‘60s

Christmas Classics from the 60s

Early in the holiday season, signs of Christmas begin to appear. Neighbors decorate their homes, stores display festive goods, and the radio sings of snowfall. In no time, holiday traditions commence. For decades, these family affairs have included gathering together to watch holiday-themed TV mov...