The theme for Women’s History Month in 2020 is “Valiant Women of the Vote.”
Honor the women who fought to win the right to vote a century ago, and for those who still fight to win that right for others.
For this Presidents’ Day, observed February 17, celebrate the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, their contributions to the United States, and the lives and contributions of all our 45 Presidents.
The 100th day of school is fast approaching. It generally falls in early February in Connecticut, though of course that depends on when your school year started and how many snow days you’ve had.
Whenever it happens in your school, here are 10 activities, resources, and suggestions from NEA to help your elementary students get excited about mathematics! Read more
On February 2, Punxsutawney Phil will see or not see his shadow. Explore light and shadow in math, science, and art lessons and have fun with the following collection of groundhog games and activities.
Sky 2: Shadows
Students in grades K-2 investigate shadows by discussing stories and manipulating shadows.
What Makes Shadows? Observing and Drawing Shadows
Students in grades 1-3 observe and draw the shadow of a classmate, and in an extension activity, they observe and discuss shadows changing over time.
Help students put in perspective Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.
Winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21, but with many schools facing their first snow day(s) this week, the season feels like it’s already here. These lessons, activities, and other resources help students develop an understanding of the mechanisms that bring about seasonal changes and how animals have adapted to them.
No matter what side of the desk you’re on, parent-teacher conferences can be stressful.
Make the most of this opportunity to lay the groundwork for productive relationships that will benefit your students, their families, and you. Here are some top tips and other great resources to help you prepare for parent-teacher conferences, get more parents to attend, and enlist students as partners in the process.