With The Teacher's Calendar, School Year 2007-2008, every day is an opportunity for your students to learn something new.
September 15, Independence Day for five Central American countries--Create their flags and talk about their distinctive cultures.
October 9, Hangul Day--Craft “initial animals” to commemorate the creation of the Korean alphabet in 1446.
November 16, 100th anniversary of Oklahoma's statehood--Read about one of Oklahoma's most famous sons in Will Rogers: An American Legend.
January 24, 100th anniversary of the first Boy Scout troop--Explain how the ideals behind the Scout's Pledge can be used in everyday life.
February 16, 40th anniversary of the first 911 call--Make “Call 911” magnets to place by the phone.
April 30, Día de los niños, de los libros (Children's Day, Book Day)--Share a folk tale in both English and another language.
June 25, Eric Carle's birthday--Visit eric-carle.com to learn the creative processes of the master children's books illustrator.
These are just a few of the days that will inspire endless ideas for your K-8 classroom. Inside you will find hundreds of new entries, as well as 5,000 holidays and events, astronomical data, 50 Curriculum Connections and more, completely updated for the school year 2007-2008.