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5 Memorial Day Math Activities
Try these fun Memorial Day math activities to engage students who are drawn to discussions around the holiday and may find it as an entry point into mathematical learning.
Shaped Staff
April 16, 2021
40 Mother’s Day Writing Prompts
Celebrate moms with these Mother's Day writing prompts for your K–3 classroom. Have students practice descriptive language or get creative with a short story.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
April 13, 2021
8 Spring Activities for Elementary Students
Happy spring! Need some engaging in-person and remote classroom activities to celebrate the season? Try these 8 spring activities for elementary students.
Shaped Staff
March 23, 2021
8 Earth Day Activities and Games for Elementary Students
It’s never too early to get your students thinking about the various ways they can do good for their communities and the environment. Celebrate Earth Day in your in-person or remote classroom with these activities and games.
Alicia Ivory
Shaped Editor
Shaped Staff
March 05, 2021
Embracing Inclusivity with Culturally Responsive Books for All Students
Teachers should read or assign culturally responsive books with characters of different cultures, races, religions, genders, and other identities to help them understand themselves and each other.
Jaleel R. Howard, MEd
Educator and UCLA Doctoral Student
Sam Blanchard
UCLA Doctoral Student and Former Teacher
February 23, 2021
Elementary School Learning Activities
Use these educational activities for elementary school to explore different topics in reading, math, and science and add an element of fun into your lessons.
February 03, 2021
Teaching Math Through Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Math is more than just numbers, but another way to express our humanity. Here are three specific ways that teaching math through art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art can enhance your students' learning experience.
Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor
January 27, 2021
6 Presidents' Day Bulletin Board Ideas for Teachers
Presidents' Day is an excellent opportunity to get your students learning about American presidents. Let these bulletin boards serve as inspiration for a class project.
Alicia Ivory
Shaped Editor
January 20, 2021
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