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It’s that magical time of year. You can feel the entire holidays stretching out in front of you. Your assessment is finished. There’s that buzz in the air that only comes with end-of-year carols and class parties. But as any teacher knows, surviving that last week is no mean feat. We face several HUGE jobs like cleaning out our spaces and managing over-excited and over-tired children…

One of my favorite holiday lessons is teaching Christmas Around the World. A couple years back, my 1st grade team and I were brainstorming ways of teaching and celebrating Christmas Around the World but with a different twist. We loved having the kids rotate from class to class to learn how different countries celebrate Christmas, but we wanted it to be more relevant and relatable to the kids…