The holiday season is a busy time for educators. One day it could be an intense new project for the first-graders; the next day it might be a food drive that involves the entire school.
During times like these, exhaustion hits hard–and the holiday break can’t come soon enough.
But every now and then, a word of encouragement to a struggling student can make all the difference. Who knows–that extra boost might just help a struggling student triumph over a hard math problem. Or help a shy student speak up in class. Or help an English language learner read at grade level for the first time.
To all who work so hard to nurture the minds and hearts of kids, please enjoy the video below–and happy holidays!
What’s on your to-read list this summer? If you’re a teacher, you probably have a stack of books you can’t wait to start reading.
Still, there’s always room for more–right? Here are our top picks for your 2016 summer book nook. Read more »
It’s that time of year when eager young students come to class with teacher gifts in hand. Those gifts might be anything from a fruit basket to a plate of brownies to a homemade card.
Do teachers appreciate these gifts? Of course. But do they use them? Not always.
The truth is, most teachers are just happy to be recognized for what they do. Still, it’s hard to be completely thrilled by another “World’s Greatest Teacher” mug. Or by anything that remotely resembles an apple.
Top-rated teacher gifts can be simple
Parents should be credited for wanting to show appreciation to their child’s teacher. But instead of another scented candle, bottle of lotion, or expensive art piece, why not choose: Read more »
It’s almost time for school to end for the year. And–if you’re like most educators–you’re counting the days until summer vacation.
But before you get there, why not take a little time to celebrate the great accomplishments of your class?
Imagine Learning can help make the end-of-year transition less hectic and a lot more fun.
Your students have done a lot of learning this year, thanks to you. Sounds like a great excuse to make a personalized video! Read more »
It’s easy to recognize Imagine Learning’s most famous robot, Booster. He smiles and waves each time an Imagine Learning user logs on. And of course, he loves to give out lots of Booster Bits to his friends!
Although Booster is usually content to spend time in Imagine Learning activities, for Valentine’s Day he wants to travel to as many places as he can. And you can help him by following the instructions on this page.
Enter Imagine Learning’s #WheresBooster Contest
In past blog posts, we taught you how to draw Booster and use Booster’s Valentine Creator to send a fun greeting to friends and family.
But this Valentine’s Day, we’re trying something a little bit different with our first #WheresBooster contest on Instagram, open to both students and teachers. Read more »