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Celebrate Educators on National Teacher Day

April 30, 2013         Updated April 7, 2016
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The month of May is all about Teacher Appreciation. The fifth month of the year is Teacher Appreciation Month, and with special dates throughout -- including National Teacher Day and Teacher Appreciation Week -- there are plenty of opportunities to show the teachers who have impacted your life that you care.

Below, explore various ways to express your gratitude, including poems and songs, thank-you notes, heartfelt gifts, and more. Not sure how to say thanks? You'll find a little bit of everything in this collection, with ideas to help parents, students, teachers, and administrators celebrate throughout the month.

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To start, here’s one from the Edutopia vault: Amy Erin Borovoy's "Five-Minute Film Festival for Teacher Appreciation Week."


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