Time for the annual Barnes & Noble “My Favorite Teacher Contest.” Open to students in middle and high school to pen an essay, poem or letter (500 words or less) sharing how a teacher influenced their life. Participating schools should collect and deliver the student work to their local Barnes & Noble store for judging.
Combining Lego with Mo Willems’ Pigeon books may let the pigeon into your classroom. Elementary educators are encouraged to create and upload your reading and writing lessons centered around the Pigeon books using Legos to create excitement, comprehension and understanding. Be sure to tag your entry #pigeon The first 100 entries receive an exclusive mini-pigeon.
Have you seen the BIC “Fight For Your Write” campaign? Most teachers know the Common Core does not include handwriting. In my opinion, this is an injustice to students. How will students read our historical documents that are handwritten? In some cases, I have difficulty reading historical documents because handwriting was elaborate. How will students
An unusual group has come together to offer the WrestleMania Reading Challenge, We Give Books, WWE and YALSA The WrestleMania Reading Challenge Sweepstakes is open to students age 4 – 18 years old. With parental assistance, students (ages 4-12) read a digital book. Once the book is read, the parent must provide an email
Scholastic and Major League Baseball’s 15th Anniversary of Breaking Barriers in sports and life. Character education and essay contests for grades 4-8. Teachers may upload all class entries on-line, or students may snail mail entries. Students should create an essay about a barrier they have faced and explain how the barrier was faced with one