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National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month with the following lessons, activities, videos, and more for grades K-12.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Educator Resources for Safe Schools Week 2015

October 19-23, 2015

Observe the 2015 event October 19-23 by helping students and parents learn about and advocate for school safety, including preventing bullying, reducing crime and violence, improving discipline, and increasing student attendance.

Popcorn Activities


October is National Popcorn Poppin' Month, and we offer a variety of fun, creative activity ideas for multiple subjects and all grade levels.

K-5, 6-8

Columbus Day

October 12, 2015

Columbus Day is celebrated in the U.S., Spain, and many countries in Latin America. Whether Christopher Columbus is thought of positively or negatively depends on point-of-view. The following themed package presents a rangs of opinions.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12

John Brown & Harpers Ferry

October 16

On October 16, 1859, the abolitionist John Brown and 22 followers captured the U.S. Armory and Arsenal at Harpers Ferry. The following lessons, resources, and activities set and describe an important event leading to the American Civil War.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Halloween Lessons, Activities & Resources

October 31, 2015

Pumpkin carving traditions began in Scotland and Ireland with the carving of turnip lanterns. Make your own turnip lantern, carve a virtual pumpkin, download patterns for state-of-the-art pumpkins, and have fun this Halloween these lessons and activities.

K-5, 6-8, 9-12