Free Interesting Fact for Teachers – "Apples"

I thought we’d try a new title — isn’t that interesting? Here’s the first of many interesting facts: Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning. ======================== Hope you have an interesting weekend! If you’re using your computer this weekend, try browsing our online catalog, You never know what […]

Free Parent Involvement Activity – "Fishing for Letters & Words" – Grade K-3rd

Pre-Reading, Phonics, Word Recognition, Vocabulary Create a “fishing rod” by attaching a length of string to the end of a twelve-inch stick (a ruler works well). At the end of the string, use a glue gun to attach a small magnet. Next, write individual letters or words at (or slightly above) your child’s reading level […]

Free Parent Involvement Activity – "Clock Hunt" – Age 2

Listening Skills, Observation & Discovery Set the alarm of a battery powered clock a few minutes ahead. While your child is not looking, hide it somewhere in the house, such as under a couch cushion, table, or blanket, or in a cabinet or closet. When the alarm goes off, help your child locate the clock, […]

Free Teacher Joke – "Punctuation"

An English professor wrote the words: “A woman without her man is nothing” On the chalkboard and asked his students to punctuate it correctly.All of the MALES in the class wrote: “A woman, without her man, is nothing.”While All the FEMALES in the class wrote: “A woman: without her, man is nothing.”