An Author Birthday!

This Friday, October 5, is author/illustrator David Shannon’s birthday! He has written and/or illustrated over 35 books for children. Click here for more information about David Shannon. Although his most well-known book is probably No, David!, my favorite is Duck on a Bike. It makes me laugh! Celebrate his birthday on Friday with a read…

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Books to Win Plus Tons of Free Teacher’s Guides

Clementine, Elephant and Piggie, Serafina, Percy Jackson, the Pigeon, Knuffle Bunny—the list reads like a guest list at a superstar Hollywood party. Those are just some of the educator guides available for super-famous, super-popular titles from Disney Books. Plus, at TheMailbox.com/disneybooks, each month a lucky teacher wins a class set of 30 copies of the…

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Making Mistakes

“A man who never makes a mistake is unlikely to make anything.” –Anonymous   Today is Less Than Perfect Day–a day to discuss how we’re all less than perfect and tend to make mistakes. As a child, I was terrified to make mistakes, particularly in front of my peers. That’s a pretty common feeling among…

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See It, Learn It: Win This Book for Visual Teaching

What can an emoji tell you at a glance? Lots! Bringing visual communication and learning into your classroom can be powerful for your students. Infographics, diagrams, icons, maps, timelines, visual journals—so many possibilities!     Visual Learning and Teaching (Free Spirit Press) by Susan Daniels, PhD, has lots of ideas to get you started. Want…

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Falling for Literacy

This Sunday, September 23, is the first day of fall! Let’s celebrate with these literacy epackets featuring picture books and booklets. Our epackets are insanely affordable bundles of activities and printables you can download immediately and use. Take a look at these two fall favorites:       Click here for this adorable collection of…

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Amazing Girls, Brilliant Women: Win This Super-Powered Collection of Books

The International Day of the Girl is coming up on October 11. I’ve put together a prize pack of books to inspire the girls in your classroom. Here’s what you can win: Girls Can Do Anything (Barron’s), a spirited romp through possibilities Brilliant Women Series (Barron’s), four books covering science, technology, sports, leaders, activists, artists,…

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