March 20th, 2020

New Ideas and Resources from NYLearns in Response to COVID-19

In a matter of a days, COVID-19 has changed the way in which we teach, learn, and communicate with one another. At NYLearns, we are committed to supporting you during this time of uncertainty. In order to help educators face the challenges ahead, we will be sharing resources to help guide you as a teacher […]

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October 29th, 2019

The Best Education Inspired (And Simple) Halloween Costumes for Teachers

Halloween is such a fun time for students — and it can be for teachers too! If your school allows students to dress up, why not join in on the fun? Your students will be sure to get a kick out of your more playful self. If it’s been awhile since you dressed up for […]

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October 10th, 2016

Elementary School Resource: Just Where Was Christopher Columbus?

Elementary School Resource Just Where Was Christopher Columbus? Pinpointing the Explorer’s Whereabouts on October 12, 1492 In this teacher resource, explore information on Christopher Columbus’ four voyages, believing he was headed to the “Indies.” It discusses the confusion over where Columbus landed in the New World. Related NY State Academic Standards: RH.5-8.6, SS.E.1.4A, & SS.E.2.1B […]

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September 8th, 2016

5 Ways to Welcome Students Back to School

5 Creative Ways to Welcome Students Back to School The start of school is an exciting time for both teachers and students. It’s also a week full of anxiety and anticipation. While summer memories (and nice weather) still linger, it’s important to hit the ground running to build momentum for a solid school year. This […]

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June 20th, 2016

Changing Seasons, Summer Daze, & Summer of Love

Changing Seasons, Summer Daze, & Summer of Love Explore the changing seasons, help your students avoid a summer daze, and recount a summer of love in “Hashbury.” All of NYLearns’ Educational Resources are FREE and aligned to NY State Academic Standards.   Elementary School Why Do We Have Seasons? In this lesson, students will learn that the […]

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June 14th, 2016

5 Creative Ways to Engage Students at the End the School Year

5 Creative Ways to Engage Students at the End the School Year The end of every school year is a time of reflection for both teachers and students as they prepare for final exams. It’s also the time when students start to get squirrely and keeping their attention can be a challenge. Here are five […]

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June 14th, 2016

Learning Symbolism, A History of the American Flag, & The Red Badge of Courage

Learning Symbolism, A History of the American Flag, & The Red Badge of Courage Inspire your students with a history of the American flag, teach them figurative language through learning symbolism, and listen to The Red Badge of Courage audiobook. All of NYLearns’ Educational Resources are FREE and aligned to NY State Academic Standards.   Elementary School American Flag […]

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June 6th, 2016

Learn New Languages with Songs, Pen Pals, and Journals

Learn New Languages with Songs, Pen Pals, and Journals Students can learn new languages through songs, by writing to pen pals, and through keeping a journal. All of NYLearns’ Educational Resources are FREE and aligned to NY State Academic Standards.   Elementary School Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in Spanish In this teacher resource, students will learn […]

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May 31st, 2016

Reading Resources from LearnZillion and more!

Reading Resources from LearnZillion and more! Reading resources from LearnZillion and more! All of NYLearns’ Educational Resources are FREE and aligned to NY State Academic Standards.   Elementary School Notice all punctuation while reading by LearnZillion In this lesson, students will learn that good readers read fluently by noticing all punctuation as they read. Related NY State […]

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May 24th, 2016

Music Resources: Learn About Composition, Study Sheet Music, & Create a Jingle

Music Resources: Learn About Composition, Study Sheet Music, & Create a Jingle Compose great lessons with these music resources from Water Music, ECSDM, and Library of Congress. Students will learn about music composition, study sheet music, and create and perform an original jingle! All of NYLearns’ Educational Resources are FREE and aligned to NY State Academic Standards. […]

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