March 5, 2023

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March Events to Inspire Your Lessons

Recognize several special days and observations in your lessons this month, including Pi Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Youth Arts Month, and World Water Day. Find classroom ideas in the resources shared in this section.     

Resources for Pi Day

This month, we pay tribute to the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, otherwise known as 3.14159, π, or pi. Engage students in the wonders of pi with this collection, which includes a pi vocabulary game, math Pi art, and more.

Discover educational resources for elementary and secondary students »

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! Share these resources with your students to help them go beyond green clovers to discover the history of the holiday, fairytales about leprechauns, writing exercises, and math activities.

May the luck of the Irish be with you »

Celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM)

March is Youth Art Month (YAM)! Connect your classroom curriculum to art and find ideas for the art classroom too. Use this collection of resources to infuse art into writing, social studies, math, and other subject areas.

Find resources related to the visual arts for all grades »

World Water Day is March 22

The 2023 theme for World Water Day (an annual United Nations observance) is “accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis.” Peruse this curated list related to the SDGs (sustainable development goals), which include clean water.

Learn more about the SDGs, clean water, and sanitation »

This Week at TeachersFirst

Join us this Tuesday for our next free OK2Ask virtual workshop. We are also sharing a global collaboration opportunity and blog post and kindly ask for your input on our weekly poll. 

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Tuesday, 3/7, 7 PM ET

OK2Ask: Tech Made EZ with Adobe Express for Education

Ignite creativity and learning with Adobe Express for Education. Join us to learn how students can create posters, presentations, images, animations, web pages, videos, and more, demonstrating their knowledge construction skills.

Explore three different ways to use Adobe Express in the classroom »

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Make global connections

Across the World Once a Week

Make connections beyond your classroom and try out this simple, social way for students to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals from students worldwide. Your class is presented with one question per week to answer about where you live.

Explore the details about XW1W and join the journey »

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Infusing Technology Blog

Connect the Arts Through a Virtual Art Show

Skim this blog post to learn more about YAM (Youth Art Month), a celebration of the positive influence of visual arts in the curriculum. Visual arts include many forms, such as painting, photography, graphic design, interior, and more.

Celebrate YAM in your lessons »

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Share your thoughts with our community

Weekly Poll

This week our poll asks, "Will you recognize Pi Day?" Submit your reply and view the responses of other educators.

Are you planning Pi Day activities for your class? »

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