A Love for Writing

Recently, I saw that there was an unofficial holiday in November titled, “I Love to Write Day.” Now I know that as a teacher you want every single day to be “I Love to Write Day!” And that’s tough, because many youngsters find writing to be frustrating and/or dull. Fortunately, we have lots of writing…

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Did You Know…

Did you know that William Steig, award-winning author and illustrator of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, also wrote Shrek, the source for the fabulous Dreamworks movie? He sure did! And tomorrow is his birthday. William Steig was born in 1907 and passed away in 2003 at the age of 95. In addition to Sylvester and…

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Rattlesnake Cheese Dip and Cricket Brownies?

Gobble, gobble! In last Friday’s blog I asked readers to share the strangest things they’ve gobbled. Boy, oh boy, did y’all deliver! Currently 117 teachers have shared their strangest eats. By doing so these teachers are entered for a chance to win this month’s First Friday Giveaway. The prize is a mystery, however I promise…

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Gobble, Gobble—It’s a Giveaway!

Gobble, gobble—it’s the first Friday in November. This of course means it’s giveaway time at The Mailbox Blog. The winner of this month’s giveaway will receive the mystery bag pictured and all of its contents. To enter for a chance to win this month’s bag of thankfulness, simply leave your answer to the question below…

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