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Giving at Thanksgiving

Here's a community service project that helps students learn about Native Americans and the spirit of giving.


Best of Works4Me: Thanksgiving

Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer

From puzzles to service projects to preparing feasts: you'll give thanks for these quick classroom tips related to the Thanksgiving holiday. 


student health

Keeping a Germ-Free Classroom

Lynn Cashell, a teacher in Springfield, Pennsylvania

'Tis the season for coughs and sneezes and nose-wiping and all kinds of ick.  Keep your students - and yourself - as healthy as possible with these thoughtful tips that work for Ms. Cashell.   


Winter Holiday Rotation

An anonymous elementary teacher

Team up with your colleagues to teach about a variety of winter holidays – Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Chinese New Year, and Diwali!


NEA edCommunities

NEA's edCommunities is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success. It is free and open to all!