Tips for Teachers and Classroom Resources

Printable Kindness Activity Sheets for Children

By Brigid Ludwig May 26, 2020

With the rush of everyday life constantly weighing on us, it’s easy to forget what are truly important: The small happy moments and the people we share them with. Especially during stressful times, taking a minute to reflect on the things that truly matter can help put situations in perspective.  It’s especially important for young… Read More

All together now! Don’t let the classroom walls or the length of hallway separate you from your colleagues. Share the love of teaching across curriculums with collaborative teaching! Collaborative, interdisciplinary activities deliver research-based benefits including: Critical thinking skills: By using approaches from different disciplines, students improve their critical thinking. Through careful analysis, processing, and making… Read More

Creating “Caroline Conquers Her Corona Fears”

By The SHARE Team April 29, 2020

Editor’s note: Learning in the Time of Coronavirus is a multi-part video interview series where, in each episode, we interview folks with a unique perspective on how Covid-19 is affecting education across the world – and how we can keep learning in spite of it. Doctors Vaughn, Dugan, and Camelford of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center… Read More

Editor’s note: Learning in the Time of Coronavirus is a multi-part video interview series where, in each episode, we interview folks with a unique perspective on how Covid-19 is affecting education across the world – and how we can keep learning in spite of it. Dr. Bucky Dodd of the University of Central Oklahoma talks us through… Read More

Beyond the Globe: 8 Awesome Geography Classroom Projects

By The Editorial Team April 27, 2020

Geography lessons today are more important than ever. As our world becomes more globalized, it’s crucial for kids to understand the places on Earth and their relationship with each other. It provides context about where we live and how we relate to people around us. It sparks curiosity about other cultures. And, ultimately, teaches that… Read More

Editor’s note: Learning in the Time of Coronavirus is a multi-part video interview series where, in each episode, we interview folks with a unique perspective on how Covid-19 is affecting education across the world – and how we can keep learning in spite of it. In this episode, we talk to Steve Mesler, Olympic Gold Medalist and… Read More

10 Supplies Teachers Can’t Live Without

By Ashley Previte April 23, 2020

The smell of a fresh new notebook. The satisfying glide of a new gel pen. You know you’re a school supply junkie. And it’s okay — we’re in the same boat. Here’s a list of the 10 ultimate supplies teachers should never live without! 1. Sticky notes — all colors shapes and sizes What can’t… Read More

Just over a year ago, I had the opportunity to go back to London, where I always make sure to visit the Victoria and Albert Museum. I actually went back a second time in the same week because they were having a limited-time exhibit, Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic exhibition. The walls were full of sketches… Read More

Keeping Up the Routine for Kindergarteners

By The SHARE Team April 13, 2020

Editor’s note: Learning in the Time of Coronavirus is a multi-part video interview series where, in each episode, we interview folks with a unique perspective on how Covid-19 is affecting education across the world – and how we can keep learning in spite of it. Adam Keeling, Kindergarten Teacher – better known affectionately as Mr. K –… Read More

Student Activity: Reach for the Stars!

By Darri Stephens April 11, 2020

DIRECTIONS  Have you ever wished upon a star? Starlight, star bright,First star I see tonight… Sometimes you might wish for things to happen, but you can help make them happen by taking steps forward towards your goals. Sometimes that means you have to challenge yourself to get out of your comfort zone.  Part 1: In… Read More

Why is it important to keep moving forward? One of life’s biggest lessons is mastering the art of moving forward. Yet, it’s one of life’s greatest oxymorons, for as simple as the behavior is – it is difficult. For some reason, it can be tough to take a step outside of one’s comfort zone, no… Read More

For Teachers: One Step At A Time

By Darri Stephens

In life, I often find myself turning to popular media, literature, or movies for a balance of inspiration and reassurance. Whenever my sister or I am having a bad day, we’ll mutter to each other, “Some days are like that … even in Australia.” (Can you name that children’s book by award-winning author, Judith Viorst?)… Read More

Student Activity: The‌ ‌Game‌ ‌of‌ ‌Life‌

By Darri Stephens April 10, 2020

Life can have many ups and downs. In order to stay motivated, it helps to set some long-term goals, and then figure out the short-term goals that will help you get there. You’ll have to stay motivated and work through obstacles along the way. DIRECTIONS  Design a board game to illustrate one of your life… Read More

You may find that your family members are suffering from a lack of motivation over the past few weeks. Motivation is often impacted by the powerful emotion of fear, and there is quite a bit of fear these days. But as the saying goes, if there’s a will, there’s a way! How can we stay… Read More

I often lament the conundrum that when I have nothing to do, it is super hard to get anything done… Raise your hand if you’ve reorganized your sock drawer, seen every COVID-19-related meme, or learned the latest and greatest TikTok dance recently? You, like most of us, probably are suffering from a lack of motivation… Read More