Field Trips take mega amounts of planning! Teachers have to connect the field trip to the curriculum. Make arrangements with the venue to accommodate the loads of students who will be taking over the facility. Scheduling transportation can be a nightmare. Then chaperones are necessary to contain the chaos. Do these children need to eat
Fresh air does a body good. Heading to any national, state, or local park to unplug serves to restart the entire body. It’s amazing how nature can transform your brain. Many teachers utilize parks into their classroom curriculum. If you are in Kentucky, you’re super lucky because Kentucky State Parks Foundation is offering grants to
Uttering the words “school lunch” will result in groans and various gestures of disgust. School lunches are horrible, just ask any kid. Every single day of my teaching career, I had lunch duty sometimes I was lucky enough to have it TWICE a day. Looking at the lunches was enough to turn the hunger off
You’ve got this idea floating around in your head, but you need money to implement that awesome idea. Is your idea based on building charter strengths? Seven teachers will win $10K for their unique character building program from Character Lab. You’ve got until 5pm ET on Nov 2, 2015 to complete and submit your application.
Children beg for pets in the classroom. The burden of purchase usually falls on the teacher. Teachers may receive a classroom pet through the Pets in the Classroom grant program. Pets offer so much for classrooms, learning the responsibility of taking care of and providing for the pet, a companion, endless science lessons, reading, writing