Chinese New Years starts on January 26th
January 26th is Chinese New Years. Here are all sorts of lessons, crafts, and ideas for learning more about this celebration
June 23, 2008
by Alan Haskvitz
The free lessons, links, and resources have been moved here to save space.
I have them posted here:
also use the search engine to find more specific free lessons.
Starting August 8th, the Chinese Olympics can provide a teachable moment for students at the start of more traditional school years. It is over on August 24th .
It is very difficult to find good educational resources so keep this site bookmarked.
January 2, 2008
By Alan Haskvitz
A great many teachable moments can be used with the excitement and possibilities of a new year. Here are some large link sites that have a variety of materials for students of all ages.
Stories and lessons about New Years around the world
Lots of free plans and printables.
All types of lessons and links for Chinese New Years.
This is the Year of the Rat and starts February 7th.
Winter holidays around the world
Lessons and ideas for primary grades
Resources for most every holiday are posted here
March 25, 2007
Research immigration and family histories
By Alan Haskvitz,
National Motivational Speaker
For quality educational resources go to
This is a great way to get a family or a class involved in history. I have placed the best sites I could find on this topic here. The include Canadian, Chinese, Irish, Jewish, and other links as well as immigration resources and statistics as well as poetry.
I have them posted here.