CALENDAR

Projects listed below are for the 2016-2017 school year.
These projects (unless indicated) are open to all classrooms worldwide. Though these are "elementary based" - if your classroom wishes to be involved, and you are not PreK-6th, when you register, please choose "OTHER" for your grade level.

Click here to receive a reminder email when registration opens for
any of the 2016-2017 projects.

Please visit our ARCHIVE Page to see projects from 2015/16 school year & previous years!

Use GUESS THE WORDLE with your students each day!

O.R.E.O. 2016
Join us for the 17th year of using the cookie to learn a variety of math skills!!
We also will be encouraging simultaneous cookie stacking competitions
between classrooms using skype or google hangouts.
Project Dates were September 12 to October 14, 2016
See final results by clicking here!

POET-TREE Project
A year long project celebrating different styles of poetry & different poets.
Lesson ideas will be provided as well as a collaborative blog where students can share learning and poetry.
Project Dates: September 2016 to May 2017
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

MARSHMALLOW/SPAGHETTI CHALLENGE
A great project for problem-solving and team building.
Based on an idea by Peter Skillman, students will work in teams (with a time limit)
to see how high they can build a free standing spaghetti structure with a
marshmallow on top.
Project Dates: October 10 to November 18, 2015
See final results by clicking here

PUMPKIN SEED PROJECT
This project is open to PreSchool through Third Grade Students. Students will
reinforce (and learn) math skills using the seeds of a pumpkin. Extension ideas
will be provided as well as online opportunities to share their experiences and
thoughts.
Project Dates were October 27 to November 2, 2016
See final results by clicking here!

HOLIDAY CARD EXCHANGE
Enjoy the holiday season as you share and receive greeting cards from all
over the world. A very fun way to learn mapping and geography skills! This
year's theme will be GINGERBREAD!
See final results by clicking here!

MARBLE RUN CHALLENGE
Join in a fun STEM project where students in grades K - 6th create
marble runs to reinforce math skills!
Project Dates were January 8 to February 17, 2017
See final results by clicking here!

CRAYON PROJECT
A brand new project to showcase the book "The Day The Crayons Quit"
You and your class will enjoy reading the story -- and then students
will create their own "the day the _______ quit" and you will bring
all the stories into 1 collection to share w/ other participants!
Project Dates: Spring 2017

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PROJECT
PreSchool to Third Grade students will practice graphing, grouping, counting,
and more as they use the marshmallow shapes in a box of Lucky Charms.
Classrooms are also encouraged to extend this project with Skype.
Project Dates: March 13 - 17, 2017
See final results by clicking here!

PICTURE IT PROJECT
Join with classes around N. Ameria & the world as we celebrate the
Artist: Kandinsky -- and create a collaborative piece of art!
Project Dates: April/May 2017
Registration is open!

 

Check back often for new project ideas!

 

Testimonials

Beth P Kindergarten Class Ada Christian, MI

This was my first time participating in the project and what a great project!!!  I loved doing this with my kindergarten class.  We had so many fun conversations about all the different places are cards were from.  So excited to participate next year!