Hanukkah Essentials: Latkes, Dreidels, Menorahs & More

Dec 13th 2017

  Hanukkah is here and what better way to engage students than through integrated Hanukkah activities aligned to Common Core Standards. Here are highlights from our Hanukkah Essentials Unit: 1. KWL menorah: To start our unit, students completed a Hanukkah […]

Move Over Elf on the Shelf–The Reindeer is in the Room

Dec 3rd 2017

Is Christmas craziness taking over your classroom? As a veteran teacher, I’ve tried every behavior management trick and technique to calm holiday chaos that predictably arrives every year around December 1 and have found limited success. These three weeks should […]