Resources include videos, arts & crafts, printables, worksheets, interactive maps, and tutorials. They will help your students learn about and explore Irish culture, history, and traditions, including Irish folktales, literature, recipes, Celtic art and mythology, the Great Potato Famine, and more.
For Grades K-5
1. Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato (8:08)
An Irish folktale. A leprechaun offers Jamie O’Rourke the biggest potato in the world if Jamie will let him go. (Grades K-2)
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
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.
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.
Make February 14 a special day with these classroom resources.
- Valentine’s Day Coloring Pages & Bingo Sheets
Valentine-themed cards, coloring pages, and 10 different Bingo games! (Grades K-3)
- Free printable Valentine’s Day Coloring Pages
Add a little color to Valentine’s Day with our free coloring pages—for kids and adults!
- Heart Bookmark
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.
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
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.
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.
Celebrate the holiday season and learn how others celebrate with these lessons and resources for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Pongal, Solstice, and New Years.