Bring Back Gardening and Higher Nutritional Standards in Schools

The traditional school year was designed so students would have the summer off to help their families plant and harvest their crops.  And here we, are generations later,  with school menus consisting of little more than corn dogs, pizza and chicken nuggets.  There is no evidence of anything that has been farmed or harvested in [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Election Vocabulary Bingo

Now that Election Day is just a week away (Tuesday, November 2),  we want to encourage teachers take advantage of this learning opportunity in American politics and history.  Though students are not old enough to vote, they can still feel involved in the process of electing our leaders and determining the future of our county. [...]

Halloween Themed Lesson Plans From Featured Lesson Plan of the Week:

In honor of Halloween October 31, we are taking a slightly different approach in our weekly featured lesson plan.  You may recall our featured lesson plan last week was focused on Halloween Safety thanks to TeAch-nology.com, an online education resource that provides free and easy to use resources for K-12 teachers. This week, we are [...]

Free Ebook of the Month is “Creative Kids: Simple Science Fun”

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks to be used in the classroom.  This is a chance for you [...]

Education in Numbers

Between 1971 and 2009, the educational attainment of 25- to 29-year-olds increased. In 2009, for example, 89 percent of 25- to 29-year-olds had received at least a high school diploma or equivalency certificate, an 11 percentage point increase from 1971. Although the high school completion rate increased 8 percentage points during the 1970s, it has [...]

Educational Company Spotlight: Pride Fundraising is Providing Schools with Healthier Fundraising Events.

Illinois Principals Association has partnered with Pride Fundraising to Promote Healthier Fundraising Options When it comes to school and community organizations, fundraising is a fact of life. At some point, every parent and teacher will find themselves involved (on multiple occasions) in an event to help raise money to promote activities in their school. Many [...]

6 Tips For an A+ Science Fair Display

It’s Science Fair Time! We love Science Fairs because they give young scientists an opportunity to shine and compete with other students in the Science and Technology fields.   Science Fair Sanity is a great resource for students and teachers and offers hints, tips, tricks, and examples that will assist you in developing an award-winning [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Halloween Safety

It is not a secret that kids of all ages love Halloween.  So why not incorporate this fun and festive autumn celebration into the classroom with Halloween themed Lesson Plans and Classroom Decorations? This week’s lesson plan comes from TeAch-nology.com, an online education resource that provides free and easy to use resources for K-12 teachers. [...]

Language Arts Lesson Plan of the Week: Dear Diary (Grade 5- 8)

Each week, Schoodoodle features a lesson plan from our collection of free resources for teachers……..Check back each week for a new lesson plan to use in your classroom and see more free lesson plans or catalog of eBooks to enhance your curriculum. We want to hear your suggestions and ideas!  Please leave your comments! Read on [...]