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  How boring is spelling homework? Well, ask any grade school student to rate spelling homework on a scale of 1-10 and you may see an average in the negative numbers. As a parent, I understand that spelling homework is a good skill builder. As an educator, I know the importance of homework, despite some [...]

Earth Day

April 17th, 2014

          Think Green – Earth Day is April 22nd. Abcteach has a section titled Think Green, Teach Green  that includes fun materials to supplement your lessons for Earth Day.  We have a variety of reading comprehensions and fun activities. Including, games, bookmarks, posters and more.   – Make sure to check [...]

Reading Awareness Month is beginning and abcteach is here to help! Our graphic organizers and templates are a wonderful resource (most of which are FREE!) to use with any of your lesson plans. They help students to organize thoughts, comprehend ideas, and understand the authors’ purpose. Whether you are reading individually or as a class, [...]

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

February 4th, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics are about to begin! We would like to share some popular and educational materials to help your students learn about this year’s host city, Sochi and the winter games.  The following activities and worksheets can be used throughout these Olympic games. Enjoy!   Reading Comprehension: 2014 Winter Olympics – Landmarks of [...]

National Soup Month

January 16th, 2014

This month is National Soup month, and I would like to share a hearty soup recipe to celebrate. Vegetable based soups are healthy and packed with vitamins.  The best part about most soup recipes is once you add the majority of the ingredients; the pot does the rest of the cooking.  You don’t have to [...]

Happy Holidays from abcteach

December 13th, 2013

Happy Holidays from abcteach. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. Enjoy your traditions and making new memories. We are looking forward to the new year with new ideas and materials to meet your teaching needs. If there’s something you’d like to see on abcteach, we welcome you to leave [...]

As you’ve been hearing about the last of couple weeks, abcteach’s Foreign Language Section has a diverse, comprehensive supply of materials for learning and reinforcing new languages. The first Eye on Curriculum article explored our Spanish resources in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. We then went to the French section and toured the many subcategories to [...]

Eye on Curriculum: French

September 19th, 2013

Welcome to another edition of the Eye on Curriculum blog series. Last week we toured our Spanish section, highlighting key topics and categories for learning the language and various aspects of Hispanic culture. This week’s Eye is focusing on another foreign language section: French. As with its Spanish counterpart, our French Language Section is an [...]

Eye on Curriculum: Languages

September 11th, 2013

September is fully underway, which means our Eye on Curriculum blog series has switched focus to another featured section: Foreign Language. With our classrooms becoming more diverse, there has never been a more opportune time to incorporate new languages and cultural traditions into your lesson plans. abcteach is proud to provide you teaching materials for [...]

As we celebrate National Homeschool Month throughout September, I’d like to tell you about another special month that is right around the corner. November is National Novel Writing Month. You may wonder what that has to do with homeschool, but let me assure you that the corresponding Young Writers Program is a great way to [...]

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