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Weekly Deals & Freebies Roundup: Vacation Getaway Deals and Tools for Creating Mementos

Deals and freebies come and go, but memories last forever. This week, enjoy educator discounts on vacation packages from Nickelodeon and Tilghman; classroom giveaways to bring more fun into the learning experience from Zest Books, Box4Blox and the Learning Loft; and freebies that will encourage the memories to keep on growing. Our roundup also includes free poetry resources, writing prompts, and shoe discounts from Rockport to help keep the adventures moving and the record of the journey complete. 


Remember to be aware of entry and expiration dates. Feel free to share your freebie finds in the comments or let us know about them on Facebook or Twitter.  





Learning Loft Toobaloo Giveaway 

Enter on Learning Loft’s Facebook page before March 31, 2015 for your chance to win a set of Toobaloos and Headsets for your entire class to help with reading, comprehension, and spoken confidence. (Listed on


Zest Books High School Giveaway 

Finding appropriate grade-level reading for high school students can be tough. That’s where Zest Books comes in. Simply provide an email for a chance to win three coming-of-age  books perfect for grades 8-10. Contest ends March 31, 2015. (Listed on


Box4Blox Storage and Sorter Giveaway

Got too many Legos? This giveaway can help. Enter by March 31, 2015 12:00 p.m. CST to win a Box4Blox for quick Lego storage and cleanup. Sign up on the their Facebook page. (Listed on





Teachers Take 15% Off Storewide at Rockport Shoes 

Teachers can take 15 percent off of their entire purchases with an ID and this printable coupon. (Listed on


Nickelodeon Suites Resort Teacher Package

Simply copy and paste the code TEACHER at checkout when you are done shopping for your vacation package at to take up to 15 percent off the purchase price. (Listed on


15% Off at Tilghman Resort for Teachers 

Take 15 percent off your stay at Myrtle Beach’s Tilghman Resort with their teacher appreciation discount. (Listed on





Snapshot of Our Week - Editable Template

This weekly newsletter template with runs on Powerpoint. All you have to do is create your text box and enter the information. You can even change the headings. (Free from the EdWorld Exchange.)


Eating Healthy Writing Bug Worksheet

Explore ways students can perform better in school while eating healthily with this Writing Bug. (Found right here on!)


Rhyming Concentration

Rhyming Concentration has 24 pairs of cards to match short vowel words. Each card has a picture to go along with each word for additional retention and student enjoyment. (Free from the EdWorld Exchange.)


Time Capsule Printable Activity 

Making a time capsule is a fun way to explore personal history and cultural themes. Enjoy this printable activity as you explore memory making with your class. (Found right here on!)


Literary Terms: Refrain

REFRAIN: a refrain or chorus is a phrase or verse that appears at regular intervals throughout a poem. Learn how to maneuver through literary terms with this CCSS-aligned resource. (Free from the EdWorld Exchange.)



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Last updated on 03/19/2015. 



Article by Jason Papallo, Education World Social Media Editor

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