How do you bring nature into your classroom? Or how do you bring your classroom to nature? Do you? More and more research shows the benefits of nature to student health and achievement (and yours, too!). Where should you start? Well, we’ve put together a list of things you can do to help connect with nature (and hint hint-they don’t cost any money).[Read more…] about How to Grow a Healthy Classroom
Special occasions are a great time to bring out your favourite art projects and Remembrance Day is no exception. We teach in a general classroom which means we’re responsible for art lessons all year long. While we like to teach specific skills with different projects, sometimes you have to have art projects around a specific theme for hallway decorating or assemblies.
Remembrance Day is one of those occasions when you don’t have a lot of time for art because you’re just starting to get deep into your lessons and report cards are just around the corner. That’s why we’ve come up with some simple but stunning projects you can do with your students.[Read more…] about Remembrance Day Art Projects