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Free Teaching Resources to Support Continued Learning at Home

Here you'll find free learning activities, lessons, downloadables, and videos for students in Grades K–12 to keep learning and growing at grade level.

100th Day of School Gumball Machine Template and Math Activities
Shaped Staff

Use these gumball machine templates to play games and complete activities that celebrate the 100th Day of School in your math classroom.

11 Most-Read Shaped Blogs of 2020
Christine Condon
Shaped Editor-in-Chief

Before we say goodbye to 2020, we want to highlight the most-read Shaped blogs, written with you in mind as you navigated this most unusual year.

6 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Bulletin Board Ideas
Jordan Friedman
Shaped Editor

Use these MLK Day bulletin boards as inspiration for your own to teach students about themes such as racial equality.

Joe Test Blog
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January 15, 2021
5 Ways to Keep Students Engaged When Teaching Remotely
Keep students in elementary school and up engaged in remote learning so you can see that spark of excitement in your students again, even if it is via webcam.
Rachel Swartz
Sixth Grade Teacher, Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy (MS/HS 141)
January 07, 2021
Monthly Calendar Themes for School
Check out these monthly calendar themes for school, complete with teaching resources for holidays and other days of significance for all grade levels.
January 04, 2021
8 Black History Month Writing Prompts
Introduce students to Black innovators with these Black History Month writing prompts and guide them into a particular type of text, such as personal narrative, informative, or persuasive.
Perry Hollins
Fourth-Grade Teacher, Evanston/Skokie School District, Illinois
December 22, 2020
Free Middle School Learning Activities
Keep students engaged with these fun learning activities for middle school, no matter what subject you teach and whether your students are in person or remote.
December 22, 2020
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