I love the look on this little penguin’s face. It perfectly reflects the way lots of kids and teachers are feeling right now. Are we ready to take the plunge?
Submit a comment to this blog by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, to let us know how you’re feeling about back to school. All settled in? Still gearing up? Please share! TWO lucky teachers will be randomly selected to win a copy of this book. Good luck!
Ready to jump in for more freebies? Here you go!
Here’s a new resource to help with the serious and scary topic of bullying. Check out the book What Happens Next? and the free teacher’s guide from Owlkids. The story is sure to resonate with any child who has ever felt like an outsider, and the guide includes ideas for productive discussions for grades 1–3 and 4–6. The materials are written by a clinical child psychologist. Click here to learn more and to download the free guide.
No need to stay after school for meeting and planning when you have Flipgrid. With this free video discussion platform you can create a community and start a discussion from anywhere. Take a peek at info.flipgrid.com.
Get students off to a happy, healthy start with fit4Schools. Students learn about the importance of eating and sleeping well, being active, and making healthy choices. Get the free resources at fit4schools.sanfordfit.org.
As the school year gets rolling, remember our penguin friend and be brave!