It’s said an image is worth a thousand words. But, in the age of social media, certain images of unappealing school meals can be worth millions of page views and a chance to make a difference. For nine-year-old UK student Martha Payne, a simple writing project in which she blogged about the highly unappetizing state of her school »
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I am a 3rd grade teacher. I am thinking: we are done with state testing, spring is in the air, the weather is gorgeous, and it is so hard for the kids and I to stay focused. With 5 or 6 weeks left of school, what can I do to finish strong?
The documentary Children Full of Life tells the moving story of Toshiro Kanamori’s 4th grade class in Kanazawa, Japan. Mr. Kanamori teaches his students how to care for one another by having them write letters to their classmates and read them aloud.
This service-learning project will enrich students’ study of living organisms as well as help students become responsible pet owners, understand animal needs, and assist the animal population in your area.
Murals on school walls are a great way to keep students mindful of the Six Pillars and the importance of good character. Last week, students at West Putnam School in Tulare County, California came back to put the finishing touches on “The Pillars of Character.”