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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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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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Preparing for and Conducting Parent-Teacher Conferences

parent-teacher-confParent-teacher conferences can sometimes be stressful, for you and the parents, but with proper planning and organization you can lay the groundwork for a productive relationship that will benefit the child. Explore the following resources for advice on getting the most from your parent-teacher conferences.

  1. How Can You Deal With Angry Parents?
    Read advice collected from seasoned classroom veterans and from Jerry Newberry, head of the NEA Health Information Network, who used to train teachers to work with parents.
  2. Parents in the Picture
    Often the lone volunteer in her sons’ classrooms, Amy Anderson used to make assumptions about the other, missing parents—that they didn’t care, or that their priorities were somehow out of whack. That was before she met Lorelei…

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Back to School Resources for Teachers

back to schoolTeachers and students are heading back to school! NEA editors have compiled a list of some of the best articles and resources to help you—whether new or veteran—be ready for the fall semester.

Classroom Setup

Creative Classrooms on a Budget
Take a walk through the elementary, middle, and high school classrooms of three DIY divas for ideas on how to create your own inspiring, efficient, and thrifty space.

Classroom Setups
Mastering the art of arrangement can make all the difference in your classroom. Read more