A Birthday Freebie!

Today is my birthday, and it’s a big one. Let’s just say that my cake would have many, many candles…but that’s okay! I actually really enjoy birthdays. I believe that getting older is a privilege, and honestly, the older I get the more I really know who I am and feel good about myself. Plus,…

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That’s a Big Word!

This Thursday, April 21, is Big Word Day! Yes, it’s one of those non-holidays…but this one sounds pretty entertaining to me, simply because you can make it a fun day in your classroom. Try out some of these engaging activities with your students:  Challenge students to seek out and learn a big word, use it…

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Science!

Today is Albert Einstein’s birthday and Celebrate Scientists Day! The pairing of the two is not coincidental. Einstein was born in 1879 in Ulm, Germany. He was a professor in many European cities before he renounced his German citizenship for political reasons and moved to the United States, where he ended up teaching at Princeton….

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