Every group of students you teach over the years will leave a special place in your heart. The names and faces might fade a little or get mixed up as the years pile up, but there are always some groups, names and faces that will stick with you. We try to make the end of each year special for our students. For some, the end of the year is a joyous occasion, but for others, it’s sad and summer break is not always wonderful for them. Here are some of the ways we end the school year in special ways to create lasting memories.[Read more…] about End the School Year With Lasting Memories
Halloween is such a special time for many students. How do you celebrate Halloween during a pandemic when you are trying to physically distance yourself? What happens when everything about Halloween becomes a safety hazard because you have to socially distance?
In past years we’ve had parades, assemblies and handed out candy. I mean, there was a time when bobbing for apples was a good idea. Now the thought of countless students scrambling to bite into an apple floating around in a tub full of mouth germs…ugg.
Our classroom is usually bustling with parent volunteers who help out at different Halloween-themed stations, but this year none of that will be possible since parent volunteers cannot enter the school as long as pandemic restrictions are in place.
If your school and students are celebrating Halloween, here are some safe and generally easy ways to have a little fun.[Read more…] about How to Celebrate a Physically Distanced Halloween