February 6, 2022

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February Events in Your Classroom

February offers students many opportunities for learning about popular holidays, such as Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day. This month is also the African American Read-In and School Counselor Week. Find resources for all four of these events in this section.

Valentine's Day

Share these Valentine's Day resources with your students to take them beyond the cards and chocolate to focus on this holiday's history. This collection includes lesson ideas for various subject areas, including math, language arts, and history.

Find activities for all grades »

Presidents' Day

Dig into this curated list of reviewed resources that provides a rich starting point for research, class study, government lessons, or multimedia projects about presidents. Share these resources with your students in celebration of Presidents' Day!

Learn about past and present presidents »

School Counseling Week

School counselors are often tasked with helping students embrace social emotional learning (SEL). SEL skills help students better understand emotion, manage their feelings, and show empathy towards others. Find appropriate resources in this collection.

Peruse these resources related to SEL. »

African American Read-In

Established in 1990, the National African American Read-In (AARI) centers on African American stories and authors and is a groundbreaking effort to encourage communities to read together! Find books to share in this collection.

Share a book during the AARI »

This Week at TeachersFirst

We encourage you to join us for an upcoming virtual workshop to learn about new tech tools and learning strategies. We are also sharing a collection of related blog posts, a global collaboration opportunity, and our weekly poll. 


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OK2Ask FREE Virtual Workshops

Our winter series of OK2Ask virtual workshops continues with three upcoming sessions: “Basic Spreadsheet and Forms for Real-World Problem Solving,” “3 Cool Tools for Curation,” and “Transform Your Lesson Plans with the Triple E and TeachersFirst.”

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African American history

Infusing Technology Blog

This curated collection of blog posts all relate to African American history. Read these tech-infused posts to learn about new information and resources you can use with students in all grades during African American History Month.

Read and discover more to share »


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Make global connections

Across the World Once a Week

Make connections beyond your classroom and try out this simple, social way for students to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals from students worldwide. Your class is presented with one question per week to answer about where you live.

Explore the details about XW1W and join the journey »


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Share your thoughts with our community

Weekly Poll

This week our poll asks, "Which of the February events will you be using in your lessons?" Share your reply with other educators and view the results when you click to submit.

February happenings in your class »

Six More Areas to Explore

If you are looking for even more great ideas and resources for your lessons, check out these six additional areas offered on TeachersFirst. 


Black History Month

Classroom Planning Calendar

Classroom Connection Events

Special Topics

Reading Treks

Globetracker’s Mission

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