Educator Lessons


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...

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For 57 years, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 'A' Student Program has rewarded students for academic excellence. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newspapers in Education program and the St. Louis Cardinals are pleased to invite your school to join other area 9th through 12th grade students who are recognized for earning an A- average or better in the first semester. The 'A'...


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....

Ready Set Winter Break

Winter break is just around the corner, and that means it’s almost time for the holidays! Check out our Ready, Set, (Winter) Break! guide for fun things to do over the break!

Be on the lookout for our holiday activity page in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Wednesday, December 17.


Brainstorm three goals you have for the new year. Your goals can be things you want to accomplish at school or at home. You may want to make a family goal or a personal goal. It may be working on something new or getting better at something you can already do. Think about goals you can actually work towards reaching....


December 27 is National Visit a Zoo Day! Visit the St. Louis Zoo in-person or virtually visit different zoos across the country. Once you've completed your zoo visit, pick an animal to observe and learn more about. Use our paragraph organizer to record your research. Then turn your paragraphs into an informational non-fiction book!

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Research how winter holidays are celebrated all over the world then have your students share their findings with their classmates!

Here are some places you can visit for research, in addition to the students own research:

Kids National Geographic Scholastic Learning Liftoff

Check out these activities to keep your students engaged during the winter season!

Winter Movement: Winter can be chilly, but stay warm with these activities.

Winter Mindfulness: This time of year can be busy and stressful. Mindfulness can help you focus on yourself and your happiness. Slow down with these mindful practices.

Winter Bucket...