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November 26, 2014

Practicing Gratitude


A Barrage of Ideas, Images, and Stories

This Thanksgiving we'd like to say "thank you" to YOU. We appreciate all that you do for students each and every day. Have a great holiday!


The Gift of Words
Engage students and deepen their appreciation of poetry with this heart-warming holiday activity.

The Gift of Giving
Put a service-learning twist on things you're already doing to help students experience gratitude.

The Gift of Gratitude
Discover six simple gratitude practices that could transform your school culture -- and your life!

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THANK-YOU LETTERS TO TEACHERS

You Influence the Young People in Your CareSometimes the best gift is a heartfelt "thank you." Read these powerful student letters to the teachers who changed their lives.

GIVEAWAY

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Deadline:  December 7, 2014

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GRANTS & RESOURCES

Google Code-In Challenge
This annual challenge asks students worldwide to put their technology skills to work. Students (13-17 years old) claim tasks from open-source organizations in several categories, including coding, documentation, and quality assurance.
Prize: Students are eligible to receive a certificate and T-shirts for completing tasks. Grand prize winners receive a trip to Google's headquarters in California.
Challenge begins December 1, 2014 and runs for 7 weeks.

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.

EVENTS

 WEBINAR  Making in K-12 Settings
Hosted by: National Writing Project
When: December 3, 2014, 12:00 p.m. PST / 3:00 p.m. EST

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.

 

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