Teacher Appreciation Week | All About the Holidays

A video details how one teacher's efforts turned the spotlight onto the hard work educators put forth day-in and day-out. Included is a brief history of teachers in the first schools, today's practices, and how the holiday is celebrated.

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Instructional Ideas

  • If you're a parent or administrator, show the video during a PTA meeting then coordinate a celebration to honor the children's teachers
  • Discuss the video's final question then ask learners to write their responses in the form of a letter that they can deliver to a teacher that made an impact on their life 
Classroom Considerations

  • Teacher Appreciation Week takes place during the first full week in May 

  • Encourages scholars to be thankful for their education
  • Fosters a sense of community among the school population

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