Category Education

Fourth Teachers are Givers winner – Tonya Parkman!

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Congratulations to Tonya Parkman! From Brandon Middle School in Brandon, MS, Tonya is our fourth winner for the Teachers are Givers Contest!   “An intriguing aspect of The Giver is that only one person

Only 2 DAYS left for Teachers are Givers!

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There are still TWO DAYS left to submit to the Teachers Are Givers contest! The contest will close Friday, June 27 at 5:00pm, and then the final vote-off begins next week. What an

Lois Lowry Reflects on 20 Years of The Giver

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In a forward written for the latest edition of The Giver, Lois Lowry reflects on how things have changed, and how she has changed, since she wrote novel 20 years ago. Read about

Teachers are Givers Week 3 Winner … Karen Niegelsky!

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This week we reached an all-time high for submissions for the Teachers are Givers contest, both in number and in quality. We are so grateful to all who entered, it was a

Lois Lowry Wall Street Journal Interview

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“When People Choose, They Choose Wrong” Lois Lowry sat down in her home in Maine this week with Sohrab Ahmari from the Wall Street Journal to talk about The Giver

The Giver: An inside look at the SCRIPT

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Have you ever seen what a script page looks like compared to the original book? While reading, be sure to ask yourself:  What descriptive wording does Lois Lowry use? How does Lowry’s writing compare

Teachers are Givers Week 2 Winner – Terri Eichholz!

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Congratulations to our week two winner: Terri Eichholz of Hidden Forest Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas! Our judges loved Terri’s use of cutting-edge technology to teach a “Character Strength Floor Plan”

Homeschool parents – We want to hear from you!

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Calling all registered homeschool parents! Please don’t forget to submit your innovative ideas to the Teachers are Givers contest! One of the most important elements in The Giver is the

LeAnne Hernandez: Week One “Teachers Are Givers” Winner!

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Congratulations to our first Teachers Are Givers contest winner: LeAnne Hernandez of Tuscany Heights Elementary School in Texas! Read below for more details on her creative use of music, Podsnack.com, and other social

In Celebration of Maya Angelou

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Today we celebrate the memory of Maya Angelou. Her life showed us the power of words and their ability to inspire:  “The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my

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