The Contests and Freebies Just Keep Coming!

My inbox is bursting again. There are so many great contests and fun freebies that I just can’t wait to tell you about. With no further adieu, here are a few favorites to start with. More to come!
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Black History Month is underway. For a chance to win both the print book and the audiobook A Negro League Scrapbook, by Carole Boston Weatherford, click here and post a comment on the Plugged-in to Nonfiction blog. To get free ideas for other books related to black history plus free audio files to go with them, click here to view the new e-newsletter from The Mailbox and Recorded Books.

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You and your students can help choose the book that will be featured in this year’s Jumpstart Read for the Record Campaign. The candidates are Blueberries for Sal, Make Way for Ducklings, Peter’s Chair, and Snowy Day. As a bonus, Pearson will donate $1 to Jumpstart for every vote up to 200,000. To cast your vote, visit Hurry; voting ends on February 28, 2010.

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The What Works Clearinghouse is hosting a free webinar: Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom. Scheduled for March 3, 2010, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EST), the session covers prevention, implementation, and schoolwide strategies for eliminating problem behaviors. There’s a free practice guide to go along with the session too. Click here now to register!

Have fun!


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