March 6, 2022

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March Events for Your Lessons

Recognize several special days and observations in your lessons this month, including Pi Day, Women’s History Month, St. Patrick's Day, and the historic Bloody Sunday. Find classroom ideas in the resources shared in this section.       

Celebrate Pi Day on March 14

This month we pay tribute to the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, otherwise known as 3.14159, π, or pi. Engage students in the wonders of pi with this collection, which includes a pi vocabulary game, math art with a pi skyline, and more.

Access fun, educational resources for Pi Day »

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner! Share these resources with your students to help them go beyond green clovers to discover the history of the holiday, fairytales about leprechauns, writing exercises, and math activities.

Prepare for the day of shamrocks »

Reading Treks: March, Book One

On March 7, 1965, activist John Lewis led more than 600 marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama and was met with violence that dubbed the day Bloody Sunday. Use this Reading Trek to share this important story with your students.

View the instructional guide and related map »

Women's History Month

Highlight the contributions of women to culture and contemporary society with this collection, just in time for Women's History Month. Share SheHeroes, Women with Altitude, and the National Women's History Museum to engage and inspire your students.

Go beyond women's biographies here »

This Week at TeachersFirst

Join us this Tuesday for our next free OK2Ask virtual workshop. We are also sharing a global collaboration opportunity and blog post, and we kindly ask for your input on our weekly poll. 


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OK2Ask: Transform Your Lesson Plans with Triple E and TeachersFirst

Learn to use the Triple E Framework to select tools from the TeachersFirst database that match your objectives. Join us to understand how to use the Triple E Framework to plan a technology-integrated activity for your lessons.

Explore digital resources and tools for learning »


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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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Infusing Technology Blog

Learning History Through the Stories of Powerful Women

Read all about famous (and lesser-known) American women such as Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and more. This blog post shares resources to intrigue and inspire today’s girls to make their dreams a reality.

Discover web resources to use in your lessons »


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Weekly Poll

This week our poll asks, "Will your class do anything for Pi Day?" Submit your reply and view the responses of other educators.

Any Pi Day activities for your class? »

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