$1,000 Teacher Giveaway!

'Tis the Season for a $1000 Teacher Giveaway!!!  

We have teamed up with several other Teacher Authors to spread some holiday cheer! The prizes up for grabs include:

  • Two $200 Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Cards

  • Two $100 Amazon Gift Cards

  • Four $100 Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Cards

12 Days of Christmas STEM

In my classroom, the holiday season was a busy time. Unfortunately, with all of the end of the year craziness, there wasn’t much time left for planning fun activities.

To make it easier to bring fun, hands-on activities into your classroom during this busy season, we have compiled a list of 12 Days of Christmas STEM activities! These activities are low-prep and will be sure to add some Christmas cheer to your classroom. Just click on the image to learn how to implement each activity!

Halloween in the Classroom Doesn't Have to Be Scary

Want to know the secret to a stress-free Halloween in the classroom!?

Ignoring the fact that Halloween is far from a “normal” day in the classroom can often do more harm than good. The solution is to keep students on schedule while choosing to embrace the chaos. This is done by incorporating fun, hands-on, holiday themed learning activities across all subject areas!

Need some ideas? Don’t stress! We have got you covered with plenty of ideas to get you through the day.

Yes, You CAN Teach Growth Mindset in October!

Growth Mindset is a huge trend in teaching, but I get it, it’s hard to add one more thing to your instruction. However, you CAN integrate growth mindset in your classroom.

Teaching growth mindset is a best practice. Research has proven its many benefits. Teaching and learning growth mindset is a process. This process may not be easy, but it is definitely worth it for our students!

The following are 3 simple and easy ways to make growth mindset instruction work during the month of October!

October STEM Read Alouds

Read-alouds are one of the best ways to introduce new concepts to students. By integrating stories in lessons, students are introduced to quality books. When students are exposed to engaging literature, it fosters a life-long love of reading.

There are even greater benefits when these engaging read-alouds are connected to a STEM activity! STEM promotes 21st century skills all while allowing students to connect their learning to science, technology, engineering, and mathematical principles. This creates learning opportunities that are rigorous while maintaining a high level of student engagement.

The following are our top 5 STEM read-alouds and activities for October.