Marvelous Inventions!

What do earmuffs, a trampoline, and Popsicles® have in common? They were all invented by children! Today is Kid Inventor’s Day! Click here to find information about the inventions mentioned above and other inventions created by children. And check out these printables to encourage your students to think like an inventor!     Young inventors…

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What About Those Penguins?

January and penguins go together don’t you agree? Actually, next Saturday, January 20 is Penguin Awareness Day, a day to celebrate these unique and fascinating flightless birds. You may know that penguins are among the most social of all birds. After all you’ve probably seen photographs featuring hundreds of penguins hanging out together. However did…

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Should You Work Harder?

Today is one of those unofficial holidays–it’s “Work Harder Day.” But I suggest that we completely disregard this “holiday” because you already work hard enough. Check out these incredibly depressing facts about work in the United States: The average worker spends over 200 hours each year commuting to and from her job. Most people spend…

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What’s Your Classroom Style? Share and You Could Win!

How would you describe your classroom style? Colorful and creative? Understated and ultra organized? Yard-sale-inspired and a teensy bit messy? Our friends at Carson-Dellosa have unveiled a whole new line of classroom decor items by teacher and decorator Melanie Ralbusky. Vote for your favorite design—Just Teach, Twinkle Twinkle You’re a Star, or Industrial Chic—and you…

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