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Mother's and Father's Day Gift

Art: the gift that keeps giving! See how Ms. Pesout's student honor Mom and Dad on their special days.

reading activites, programs, and events

Create Camp Read-A-Lot

Amanda P., a kindergarten teacher

During the last week of school, Amanda takes her kindergarten students camping in her own classroom! Her students bring tents, flashlights, and camping gear for a fun reading event.

character education

Spider Web of Compliments

Tracey Dannels, a second-grade teacher in Florida

Oh what a wondeful web we weave, when we give some praise and then receive. Find out how Ms. Dannels uses a ball of yarn to "weave" a way to end the year on a positive note. 

tests & quizzes

Using Duct Tape to Make Information "Stick"

Bruce Newcomer, a K-5 ELL Teacher in Virginia

Cure spring fever AND help prepare students for final exams. Mr. Newcomer's tip helps students find renewed focus and creativity to make decorative hallway art – using duct tape of all things.

NEA edCommunities

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