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May 2023 - Issue #64

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Food Allergy Awareness Week (FAAW) provides a unique opportunity to help raise awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis. Each of us works in our own way to raise awareness of food allergies and anaphylaxis.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This Teacher's Guide offers a collection of lessons and resources for K-12 social studies, literature, and arts classrooms that center around the experiences, achievements, and perspectives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across U.S. history

Cinco de Mayo

Learn more about Cinco de Mayo here

Memorial Day

Learn about Memorial Day here.

Memorial Day Information for Kids
Memorial Day Videos

The National Archives holds a wealth of material documenting Memorial Day and honoring those who have served in all branches of the United States military.

Teachers Corner

Amazing Giveaways

WeAreTeachers has given away over $5 million in prizing. See what’s up for grabs right now !!

Compassion Fatigue

As teachers, we’re all too familiar with the concept of teacher burnout. The data shows just how pervasive it is, with K-12 teachers maintaining the highest burnout rates of all industries in the United States.

Test-Taking Strategies To Help Students Pass With Ease

From pop quizzes to standardized tests, students face a lot of graded assessments and exams throughout their school years. Help them develop strong test-taking strategies they can use no matter what type of assessment it is.

24 Fun Online Interactive Math Games - all levels

Looking for fun ways to get kids to do some math practice? Try these online interactive math games! They’re perfect for at-home enrichment or homework assignments.

Science Resources for Middle and High School

Free activities, videos, and articles that make teaching science easier—and more fun!

Get out of the classroom and explore the world!

Best Field Trip Ideas for Every Age and Interest (Virtual Options Too!) You usually only get one or two a year so it’s important to do it right! Our roundups of unique field trip ideas have something for every age, subject, and interest.

12 Money Skills Teens Need Before Graduation

Do you know some teens who could use a crash course in “adulting”? We hear you. Budgeting and saving aren’t on all of our students’ radars, but they are skills students will need no matter what their futures hold.


Access our school Databases for Research

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Project Look Smart

TOTALLY FREE & FABULOS - Our mission is to help K-16 educators enhance students’ critical thinking, metacognition, and civic engagement through media literacy materials and professional development.


From Book to the Big screen

The Movies on this list are almost as good on the screen as they were on the page. Books made into movies also can be a great way to inspire kids who aren't big readers to crack open a novel they might otherwise have ignored.

Learn more about Harry Belafonte

Actor, singer, and activist Harry Belafonte achieved lasting fame for songs such as “The Banana Boat Song (Day-O),” as well as for his humanitarian work. Check him out !!

📚 Peninsula Public Library 📚

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curbside pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from

New York Public Library

Get a library card, attend virtual programs and and so much MORE @ nypl. Check it out !!

Something for everyone

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jokes for kids

Good clean jokes for kids & the classroom! Check them out !!

Apps To Combat Anxiety and Stress

When it comes to reducing stress and anxiety, everyone from the very old to the very young can benefit from another tool in their belt. Experts recommend meditation, yoga, deep breathing, and calming music as good ways to illicit a calming response.

📖 This Day in History 📖 brings you this day in history everyday. Check it out !!

😎 Word of the Day 😎

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends, family & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

Common Sense Media

Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it). Trusted ratings created with families in mind.

😎 FUN & FREE Online Word Searches 😎

Easy, Medium & Hard - Challenge yourself

🌟 Difficult Hidden Pictures 🌟

These activity pages are amusing and entertaining, they help hone skills like paying attention to details, using visual memory, and practicing hand-eye coordination as they color in the shapes they find hidden in the fun artwork

Free Coloring Pages

Create something beautiful with some of these free coloring pages for kids and adults. On this page you'll find a massive collection of seasonal coloring pages for occasions throughout the year.

Storyline Online

I love this site you have to check it out. Storyline Online receives over 140 million views annually from children all over the world. I promise you will find a story you love.

Motivational Quotes

Brainy Quote has dozens of topics & authors. Check them out !!

may 2023 - Issue # 64