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March Is Music in Our Schools Month

March is Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM), and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) website provides ideas for how to participate in MIOSM and promote support for school music. A menu offers downloadable MIOSM logos for web and print use, and activity ideas.

How to Incorporate Music in Your Subject Suggests how teachers can include music in math, foreign language, social studies, and language arts classes. Read more

Women’s History Month for the Classroom

The theme for Women’s History Month 2019 is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” This March, examine the changing cultural perceptions of women in society and honor their contributions with the following lessons and activities.

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Presidents’ Day Activities

This Presidents’ Day, 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.

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Ten Free Things for Valentine’s Day

Make February 14 a special day with these classroom resources.

  1. Valentine’s Day Coloring Pages & Bingo Sheets
    Valentine-themed cards, coloring pages, and 10 different Bingo games! (Grades K-3)
  2. Free printable Valentine’s Day Coloring Pages
    Add a little color to Valentine’s Day with our free coloring pages—for kids and adults!
    (Grades K-3)
  3. Heart Bookmark
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Black History Month Lessons & Resources

To help you integrate Black History Month into your classroom, below is a selection of lesson plans that cover a variety subjects and that can be adapted to fit multiple grade levels.

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Celebrating the 100th Day of School

The 100th day of school is coming up soon in districts around Connecticut. Whenever it happens in your school, here are 10 activities, resources, and suggestions to help your elementary students get excited about mathematics!

Ten Math Activities

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Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photo by Satomi Ichimura via Flickr.

Help students put in perspective Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.

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Winter-Themed Classroom Resources

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.

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December Holidays Lessons & Resources

Celebrate the holiday season and learn how others celebrate with these lessons and resources for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Pongal, Solstice, and New Years.

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Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom

ThanksgivingCelebrate the Thanksgiving season in the classroom and at home with lessons, quizzes, activities, games, trivia, books, and movies.

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