“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole live believing it is stupid.”—Albert Einstein****************
That’s the opening quote in The Empowered Teacher: Proven Tips for Classroom Success. This little book is packed full of handy pointers and ideas perfect for starting off the new calendar year.
One lucky reader will win this book. For your chance, post a comment to this blog no later than 11:59 pm EST on January 24, 2017, to tell me what one change you’re making for the new year and how it’s going so far. In the meantime, check out these other freebies and great deals. They definitely can contribute to a happy 2017! (Update: congratulations to Charlene, who is the winner of our prize.)
Get students thinking big with this new series from Crabtree. Your Start-Up Starts Now! gives kids the inside scoop on starting a business. The reading level is grades 5–6, and the interest level is grades 5–9. Learn more.
Start dreaming up your summer plans. Fund for Teachers awards PreK–grade 12 teachers money for summer fellowships. Individuals can get $5,000, and teams can get $10,000. Why not try? Visit fundforteachers.org to get started.
Hoping for a great second half of the school year,
PS: Disney Books is giving away 30 titles each month. Enter here.