Educator Lessons

Yoga in the Classroom

If there was ever any doubt of the importance of the role of teachers in the lives of our youth, this past year has shown just how invaluable educators are. After such a trying year, teachers and students alike can benefit from using yoga in the classroom or at home.

Yoga increases healthy and effective coping skills for stressful...


In its 55th year, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar Athlete program honors one student from every area school, a requirement being that they participate in athletics and excel in the classroom.

The Scholar Athlete Program was the brainchild of Hall of Fame Baseball Writer Bob Broeg in 1965. Broeg wanted to honor high school seniors whose success was not...

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Hockey with Heart is a two-part series in partnership with the St. Louis Blues covering character education both on and off the ice. This series features interviews with Blues players Vince Dunn and Jake Walman and classroom activities on preforming at your personal best and overcoming obstacles with perseverance.

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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newspapers in Education program and the St. Louis Cardinals are pleased to present our 2021 'A' Students as we celebrate our 57th anniversary. This exciting program rewards the academic excellence of students in grades 9-12. Students who earn an A- average or better in the first semester are awarded two passes to a future St. Louis...


Enter our Junior Meteorologist Video Contest!

Head over to, check out today's weather report, then record a video of your child delivering the weather!

Select videos will be featured on STLtoday and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Facebook page.

After you enter, head over to check out our Wacky Weather Science Experiments !


Weather experiments that your students can swirl, twirl, and put their hands on to help students get excited about learning!

Teach kids to track a storm or learn about the power of the sun. Students gain tangible experience as they learn to calculate wind velocity or grow a snowflake. One project even lets them experience lightning in their mouth...


Madam Vice President Kamala Harris is the first Black woman to be elected vice president of the United States. On January 20, 2021, Harris will be inaugurated as vice president in a truly historical and monumental event of equality in our country.

Turn your room into an art gallery and ask students to create their own portraits of Madam...

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Miles and the Monarchs centers on a father and son trip to see the final game of the 1942 Negro League World Series between the Kansas City Monarchs and the Washington-Homestead Grays. Follow along with Miles as he learns life lessons and discovers the stories behind some of the greatest Negro League Baseball players to ever play the game....