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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.   

Autumn Activity

Fall Foliage Across the Nation

A fourth-grade teacher in Ohio

See how students learn about the plant life and the changing seasons in different regions of the country with this creative tip.


NEA edCommunities

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