While it may be the shortest (and in some places the coldest) month of the year, February isn’t lacking in activities with holidays, educational moments, cultural celebrations, and other fun events. No matter where you are, you can break the winter blues and connect with your community throughout the month. Need some inspiration? Check out the ideas below for some ways to connect.
Black History Month is in February and offers a number of ways to engage and learn! From culturally significant events to individuals who fought for and ushered in change for generations to come, there's always more to learn and discuss. If your community hosts local events, such as talks, film screenings, or book events, share that with families in your district. Learning is an incredible tool in and out of school and also a great way for family and friends to bond! If you're looking for some additional resources to share, check out this blog on teacher resources.
Providing resources via social media is a great way to create an open line of communication with your community—you can post trivia questions, fun facts, or educational information. Know of a museum, library, or book store hosting supplemental talks, readings, webinars, or other fun activities? This is a great place to share that! Send flyers home to parents with information regarding influential leaders for Black History Month or about engineers who changed the world.
Challenge families to have conversations about the importance of making the world a better place, incorporating more acts of kindness into their days, testing out their engineering skills by building a Rube Goldberg machine. Encourage your district families to share these challenges with you and highlight them when you can!
|All Month||Black History Month|
|February 2nd||Groundhog Day|
|February 6th - 10th||National School Counseling Week|
|February 14th||Valentine’s Day|
|February 17th||Random Acts of Kindness Day|
|February 19th - 25th||Engineer’s Week|
|February 20th||President’s Day|
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