Blog posts of '2018' 'April'

The Ladies' Tea Encourages, Enables, and Empowers Young Female Students

Ladies' Tea 2

Here at GEDDES we’re very fortunate that we get to hear a lot of great and inspirational stories from different schools across the country. When we hear a great idea, we share it with the hope that other schools will pick up the idea.

William Davies Middle School in New Jersey hosts an annual one...

Classes Get Involved in the Choose Kind Movement

The world can be a mean, cruel place, and too many children have experienced this first-hand. In an age when anti-bullying campaigns are a necessary part of education, the "Choose Kind" movement, inspired by R. J. Palacio's 2012 novel Wonder, is gaining momentum in schools and communities across the...

Here Comes Spring: Lessons for the New Season

Spring Lesson Plans

The snow and cold temperatures experienced this winter have been too much for some people to endure, and yet, the weather still persists! It seems like spring will never arrive, but, in fact, it is already here in some ways. The change in seasons is marked by the return of migratory birds, the app...

5 Easy Ways to Get Children Reading Quickly

The following is a guest post from author Hannah Braun. Hannah runs the website The Classroom Key where she focuses on helping teachers simplify planning and on helping them bring joy for learning into their classrooms. She draws on her Master's Degree and on her experience teaching in schools acros...