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Explore Student Surprises, Student Rewards and more!

Keep these 15 ready-to-print cards tucked away in your desk for an occasion when a student surprises or impresses you! This is quick and easy way to show your students you care about them and notice when they do something special.

Learn to cook local dishes like shrimp Creole, jambalaya and gumbo at the New Orleans School of Cooking. Located in the historic French Quarter, students can take day-long classes to learn about New Orleans cuisine from local Creole and Cajun experts. Classes are held seven days a week and menus change daily.

No-no: this is the 21st century... Kids are digital natives and won't use paper dictionaries. Teach them to use digital dictionaries.

Fun Ways to Create Random Groups in the Classroom

Read about lots of ways Teachers can randomly create partners or small groups in the classroom. You'll be surprised how much your students will LOVE these ideas!

FREE Parts of a Letter Handout~ Pass this out and then have the students sing "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes" but put in the words "Heading, Greeting, Body, Closing, Signature." Great way for student to connect their own body parts with the parts of a friendly letter!

Golden Ticket: Hide in Seldom-Read Library or Classroom Books FUN!

Hide these Golden Tickets in library books or classroom books that never get read or checked out. Then reward the student that is lucky enough to discover it!