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By: Leah Holloway
Recycling: everyone knows they SHOULD do it; not everyone does. What better place to start green habits than in the classroom?   We’ve all heard (and used) the excuses: it's not a practical option...
By: Sarah Edson
As educators, we often try to teach our students more than just facts and formulas. Being an avid female runner, there is a certain historical story which holds great meaning to me and teaches a...
Halloween Classroom Activities
By: Kim Haynes
Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already bracing for the costumes and the sugar rush, but what if Halloween could serve a useful educational purpose?   To...
Halloween Movies with Lesson Plan Ideas for All Grades
By: Christine Wojdyla, TeachHUB
Use these free Halloween lesson plan ideas to give your students a fun Halloween movie to watch, while incorporating language arts, science, social studies, and math lessons for all grades.
Happy Healthy Halloween
By: Patty Murray
As Halloween approaches and candy sales rise, students look forward to celebrating this spooky holiday in the classroom. Fighting childhood obesity is becoming a bigger focus in schools, so a candy...
9/11 Lesson Plans
By: TeachHUB Blog
With the 12-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you and your students to commemorate that infamous day in American history. We've collected some thought-...
Using Movies to Enhance Student Learning
By: Meghan Mathis
Film versions of novels can be incredibly useful in teaching literature units., and can help further student learning and comprehension.
5 Ways to Promote Summer Reading
By: Annie Condron
These 5 strategies to promote summer reading will help teachers get kids hooked on reading outside of school and prevent the "summer slide" in reading development.
To Do Today Tips: Writing Across the Curriculum
By: Kim Haynes
If we want students to succeed in school and professionally, they have to be able to express themselves in writing. But all too often, writing is only taught and practiced in the English/Language...
Passport to Education: Exploring World Calendars in the New Year
By: Janelle Cox
It's the start of the New Year. For those of you that follow the Western calendar (Gregorian calendar), this means making resolutions and beginning a new year on January 1st with a fresh start. This...


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