Connect the Arts Through a Virtual Art Show

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It is time to prepare for Youth Arts Month, which takes place each March. It’s a celebration of the positive influence of visual arts in the curriculum. According to Wikipedia, visual arts include many forms, such as painting, photography, graphic design, interior design, and industrial design.  The theme for 2021-2022 is Art Connects Us, which encourages sharing … read more »


5 Social-Emotional Learning Activities for National School Counseling Week

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School Counselors provide a unique and vital role within their schools. According to the American School Counselor Association (ACSA), they “lead, advocate, and collaborate to promote equity and access for all students.” Their role includes support for both the academic and social-emotional needs of the students served. This year’s National School Counseling Week theme is School Counseling: … read more »


International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Each year, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes International Holocaust Remembrance Day on or about January 27. It serves as a reminder of the Holocaust, a tribute to the victims of the atrocities, and a time for UNESCO to reaffirm its commitment to countering antisemitism and other forms of racial intolerance. … read more »


Bring the Sustainable Development Goals Into Your Classroom

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Critical thinking, social-emotional learning, culturally responsive teaching, authentic learning—these are a few of the latest terms found in many discussions of education and teaching. It might seem daunting to address all of them, but some issues offer the opportunity to embrace these concepts by providing lessons with a larger frame of reference. One such frame … read more »


Fly High With Airplanes and Choice Boards!

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Do you use Choice Boards? If you find them interesting but still need some more information, let’s take a look at one example of how to get started in a way that incorporates science and STEAM activities based upon significant dates in history and student interests. December is a significant month for aviation history. On … read more »