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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Teacher Appreciation - Tip #7: Organize an Online Board to Thank a Teacher

Get tips and ideas every day in May for Teacher Appreciation Month on how you can thank your favorite teachers -- and support them throughout the year!
Credit: Illustration by Walter C. Baumann

Tip #7: Organize an Online Wall to Thank a Teacher

Want to compile a group thank you but don't have the time (or stealth) to pass around a card? Create an online board where parents, students, and colleagues can all contribute words of appreciation for your favorite teacher from wherever they are.

Padlet is free and easy to use with groups -- take a look at some of their sample walls for inspiration. Looking for an alternative? Check out other free online resources that can help you say thanks: Stormboard, NoteApp, or Lino.

"Every Day in May"

Every day in May we'll be offering up a new way to appreciate teachers.

Do you want to share a recommendation for how best to show your gratitude to an educator? Post a comment with your tip below -- we'll feature the most popular ones (that is, comments with the most likes) on Edutopia.org and in our newsletter.

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