Classroom Games for Groundhog Day

As we already established, February is a busy month for commemorating various special days with classroom activities, and it all starts off with a bank on Feb. 2, when people across the country celebrate Groundhog Day.
Groundhog Day is a great occasion for teachers to educate on various topics. Today on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox calls out some of these classroom activities, including:
Making predictions
Studying shadows
Reading groundhog-specific books
And more!
With a little forethought and with resources like, teachers everywhere can prepare for Groundhog Day with fun and educational classroom games and classroom activities.
How do you celebrate Groundhog Day in your classroom? Do you have any special activities or games that you play?
4 Things Every Teacher Must Teach
Recently, we published an article by frequent contributor Jacqui Murray on four technological aspects that teachers of every subject must address. They are:
  • Vocabulary
  • Digital citizenship
  • Keyboarding
  • Research

Indeed, upon further review, students enrolled in math, government, and even physical education need to incorporate various degrees of the aforementioned things. The article spells out how teachers of any subject can do just that.
Do you have other topics you feel must be included in today\’s learner?
50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom
Twitter, that 140-character social media tool popular just about everywhere, is not just a means of communication, it’s also a great classroom resource as well!
In a recent article, we spelled out 50 specific ways that educators can use Twitter, including:
  • Network with other educators
  • Track weather patterns
  • Go on a scavenger hunt
  • And more!

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