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That’s right: free memberships for all undergraduate education majors and their professors. With college tuition soaring, we could not be more proud to provide this to our collegiate community. abcteach’s University Partnership Program is designed to promote education and support future educators through their studies, and into their new classrooms. Education undergraduates have unlimited access [...]

Let the Games Begin!

July 27th, 2012

The world is abuzz with excitement, the countdown nearly over… yes, sports lovers and world competition enthusiasts, the London Olympic Games are here! The 2012 Summer Olympic Games begin today, with what is certain to be an amazing display of talent, teamwork, heartache, and triumph. Over 10,000 of the world’s top athletes, from 204 National [...]

July Activity Ideas

July 11th, 2012

It’s July, it’s summer break, and living in Chicago right now, it is definitely hot. School vacations, no matter where you are on the map, mean plenty of time on the hands of students. But fear not – there are numerous avenues to keep the learning alive and their young minds active. One way to [...]

The following post is from fellow educator, colleague, and Mommy Perks owner, Shara Lawrence-Weiss. She shares wonderful time management tips that parents, or anyone working with children, can use this summer. Time management is such a tough issue for most parents. Toss in summer break with the kiddos at home 24/7 and it’s enough to send [...]

Greetings! Before you’re off on vacation ventures, we want to make sure that your abcteach account is summer-ready. The following is a repost of past blogs. We hope you find it useful, but please don’t hesitate to contact our abcteach Member Support Team if you have any questions. Interested in joining abcteach? We have individual [...]

It’s that special time of year again when you find yourself making lists, checking them twice, and thinking over who’s been helpful and nice. No, not the holidays. We’re talking about the end of the school year! With the school year coming to a close, your lists are undoubtedly full of final projects and summer [...]

Get Out, Get Active, Stay Healthy Did you know that May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month? That’s right! What better way to kick-off the summer season than by enjoying the great outdoors, playing with friends and family, and eating healthy. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month was created to increase awareness about the [...]

The following blog was authored by homeschooler and abcteach staff member, Carol Welch. With the year coming to a close, Carol shares ideas and quick planning activities that she used for her boys. Wrapping Up a Successful Year Here we are at the end of another school year. As a homeschool mom, I have always [...]

Teacher Appreciation Week has finally arrived and abcteach wants to celebrate you. In honor of the amazing job that you continue to do with your students, we are excited to announce a Teacher Appreciation Week Special: $10 off all new and renewal memberships to abcteach. Whether you are a teacher, homeschooler, parent, or caregiver, we [...]

The following post is a new addition to our Montessori teaching series. Our guest author, Andrea Coventry, grew up in Montessori schools and is a current educator and internet writer on teaching Montessori. (The following activities are found on the abcteach member site. Learn more about becoming a member!) The Year of the Animals Every [...]

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