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We Appreciate You!

  TCI Giveaway: Enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card to by sharing why you love TCI.   In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, TCI wants to show our gratitude to all of the teachers who help bring learning alive! We will be raffling off a $100 gift card for one lucky participant.   […]

Historic Heroines: Classroom Resources for Women’s History Month

      March marks “Women’s History Month,” a time in which we honor the achievements and efforts of women across the globe.   This month provides a perfect opportunity to create social studies and history lessons that highlight significant female figures. While there is an endless list of women to recognize, here are some […]

5 Websites that Offer Free Primary Sources

  We at TCI are big fans of using primary sources in the classroom! From government documents to artwork to historical literature, primary sources are great tools for getting students to think critically and form supported claims from analysis.   With President’s Day and Black History Month approaching, it’s a perfect time to build engaging lessons. So, […]

5 Educational Activities for Summer

  Whether you’re relaxing at home or participating in summer school, there are countless K-5 social studies and science lessons that you can easily incorporate into your plans.   Here are five fun activities to keep children’s brains growing during vacation:                             […]

Create an Earth Day Lesson Plan

Earth Day, on April 22nd, is approaching us, and it’s the perfect time to incorporate some Earth Day curriculum into your lesson plan! This holiday often focuses on appreciating Earth and discovering ways that individuals can help improve the environment. These topics correspond with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), which asks students to learn […]

Reach for the Stars: Earth Science Resources

From dissecting flowers to making drums out of tin cans, we at TCI have had a lot of fun dipping our hands (sometimes quite literally) into science. We’ve been testing labs and developing science activities that incorporate the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and we cannot wait for students to delve into them. Exploring science […]

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