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The Science Behind Fidget Spinners!

Fidget spinners! Kids love them, but teachers...not so much. Fidget spinners can be distracting, just like any other fad (hey, anyone up for some water bottle flipping?) and their popularity can detract from their usefulness for kids who do actually use them as a concentration tool.

 

Life Science Projects for the Spring!

Spring is a great time of year to take your students outside for some life science observations! All around us, buds are forming, flowers are beginning to bloom, vegetable gardens are being planted, and the trees are exploding into green. Take advantage.

 

Reflection in the Classroom: Asking Students What They've Learned

As the school year draws to an end, it's a great time to ask students to think back on the work they've done this year and examine what they've learned and how they've grown. After all, classroom time is part of a larger picture that includes the wider world in which they'll use the knowledge they've gained to make inquiries, ask questions, do research, and wonder.

How to Help Anxious Kids

During the course of a school year, teachers and librarians are likely to be with their students during some of the toughest moments. Whether a kid is socially anxious, overwhelmingly nervous about school work, working to manage emotions such as anger, or just needs the occasional calm-down, it’s the adults in the room who need to know how to help.

 

Try These Earth Science Books for Kids!

Maybe middle schoolers love Earth science because they, you know, live on Earth! And often have their heads in the clouds. And are kind of spacey.

Teach Kids About the Holocaust with a Free Ebook

The Holocaust can be a difficult topic to teach to any age. The Holocaust was the systematic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of more than 6 million Jews and countless other people, including the mentally ill, disabled, and the Romani during World War II.

Science Activity Time: Atoms and Molecules

Explaining matter to young kids can seem like a daunting prospect, but with a little perspective and lots of hands-on fun, children can gain a solid foundation on which to build the fundamentals of chemistry!

Music in the Classroom, Music at Home

Last night, despite the six inches of wet snow on the roads, I made my way to my oldest son’s high school band concert. It was a regional concert, which meant the middle school band was there, too. You know, one of the best ways to feel good about the world is to watch a group of kids ranging in age from 11 to 18 belt out the "Star-Spangled Banner" with their trumpets, oboes, flutes, snare drums, bells, and other implements of enlightenment.

 

Having Fun Figuring Out Human Movement!

"The head bone’s connected to the…" Even if you can’t remember the words to the old song, it’s a good idea to develop a basic understanding of how your body moves and works.

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