Secret Santa The Mailbox Way

Short on cash and short on time, yet you’d love to gift a fellow teacher or two with a Secret Santa surprise. Well, here’s a thoughtful idea that’s free and just a few clicks away! Visit themailbox.com and search our extensive collection of free offerings by holiday or season, grade level, and/or subject matter. Choose…

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The Statue Situation

It’s Columbus Day. In the past, I’ve asked teachers on our Facebook page if they teach their students about Christopher Columbus. It’s a touchy subject, with some teachers ignoring the day completely and others giving brief facts about the man. And that led me to think: What about statues and monuments to Christopher Columbus? I…

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Christmas in July

I was searching for a blog topic for today when I stumbled across some interesting information: Today is Clement C. Moore’s birthday. “Who?” you ask. (To be honest, I asked the same thing.) Clement C. Moore (July 15, 1779–July 10, 1863) is the man who wrote, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” which was originally titled,…

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