Although summer break may be a hard thing to let go of, we also know you are excited to get back into the classroom. There is something truly magical about the start of a new year: a brand new crop of faces with open minds, ready to learn.
Okay, that may be a bit idealistic, but let's hold on to that for as long as we can!
Get a copy of our free printable Reader Review to help your students analyze character, setting, and their own opinions about a story. This printable is an easy-to-use format that encourages students to use visual and written responses to synthesize their understanding of a text.
We're rounding up the best of our Pinterest boards for you below. If you're not following us on Pinterest yet, what are you waiting for? We're busy pinning some of the best global literacy resources out there!
Global Arts and Crafts
Our Global Arts and Crafts board has great art-infused activities that teach youth about different cultures around the globe.
Global Classroom Ideas
Use this board to set up your classroom to facilit...
Did you know that September 15–October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month?
According to the Library of Congress “Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.”
To learn more about the month and how to get involved, visit the...
Have you been on a field trip lately? Unless it was with your class or your children’s school, the answer is probably no. But did you know that an adult field trip is good for the soul? You experience. You learn. You create adventures. Whether you’re traveling alone or with your family, pencil in a few field trips. You won’t regret it!
1. Art Exhibits
In most cities there is usually some level of art movement, even if it’s on a...
When we think of the first day of school, we often think about it from the students’ perspectives. After all, how many times have you photographed your children on their first day of school, backpacks in tow? Or better yet, how many childhood pictures do you have of yourself taken on the first day of school?
But do we ever think about it from the teachers’ perspectives? Especially the first-time teachers walking into the clas...