Deck the Halls With Freebies: Win a Prize Pack of Holiday Books!

We’re spreading some holiday cheer—and you could be the lucky recipient! Submit a comment to our blog by 11:59 PM ET on Monday, December 24, 2012, and let us know which of this week’s featured freebies and cool contests are your favorites. One lucky teacher will win a prize pack of assorted holiday books! Submit your comment right now! (Update: good news for Jade, she is our winner!)

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Challenge your students to create ideas for a healthy planet—and have a chance to win prizes valued at over $300,000! The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge encourages students to dream up ideas for sustainable improvements in their communities while learning about science and conservation. Prizes include grants, scholarships, assemblies, tablet computers, and much more. The challenge is open to grades K-12. Get the details; click here now!

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Looking for ways to inspire your students to read more? Take the 7-Minute Challenge! Sponsored by Pearson, the 7-Minute Challenge encourages you to find just 7 more minutes for reading so students can build their vocabulary and knowledge required by the Common Core. Sign up to post questions, celebrate breakthroughs, and connect with other teachers. Click here now to take a look!

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Last chance! Enter to WIN a $2,500 classroom grant! Professor Eatwell’s Great Giveaway includes one $2,500 grant, three $1,000 grants, and three $500 grants for teachers. Grants are to use in teaching students about convenient and healthful food choices and modern food production. Hurry, this contest ends December 31, 2012. Don’t miss out! Click here to enter now!

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Kids love animals! The Pets Add Life Poetry contest invites students in grades 3-8 to write poems of 100 words or less about the joys of pet ownership. Winners will have their poems published and receive a gift certificate for pet products. Plus your classroom will receive a $1,000 scholarship for pet-related education! Hurry, entries are due January 31, 2013. Visit!

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We have lots of fun freebies and great giveaways planned for 2013. Bookmark our blog so you can enter!



27 thoughts on “Deck the Halls With Freebies: Win a Prize Pack of Holiday Books!

  1. I love holiday books. Even if they are not for the December holidays, they are great read alouds and there are wonderful lessons to be learned from the books.

  2. I love the new twist of the Twelve Days of Christmas. In fact I am going over to the Books A Million store in my hometown to see if I get a copy to read to my students and Grandchildren during this Holiday season.

  3. The Pearson 7-Minute Challenge is something I would like to initiate after the Christmas break for the students, and for myself.

  4. I’m interested in the 7 minute challenge. I’d like to update my classroom library so the holiday books would be nice.

  5. I really like the idea of the 7 minute challenge and as the supervisor of several teachers, I plan to do a department wide stop and read time after the winter holiday break. Thanks for the idea! So simple, yet so important!

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