End of Year
Remind students that learning takes place at all times and places.

End of School Pages

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Teacher Notes:
When I coached the graduation speakers I had them list the top 15 popular song titles.  Then the students would embed the appropriate ones in their speeches. They got a lot of standing ovations and it kept the audience's interest.

Best Commencement Speeches Quotes and Inspirational Advice : Graduation Wisdom

Graduation and End of the School Year Ideas on Pinterest

Brilliant High School Graduation Speeches simple writing and delivery

Make Graduation Day a Special Day Across the Grades
Education World

Awards, Certificates and Rewards

Reward Systems That Work What to Give and When to Give It! - Education World

A List of Reward Ideas

Free Student Award Certificates
Certificates 4 Teachers


Personalized Award Certificates

Award Certificates to Print Out

Certificate Street

Some pages on  site to help get you through these trying days:



Field Days

Games & Puzzles


Slideshows - Photo Fun


The Brain and Brain Games


Summer School

 Genius Hour page

 MakerEd page


End of School Year Lesson Plans and Activities

How to Make It to the End of the School Year @coolcatteacher

Ending the School Year with Epic Ideas and Intrigue @burgessdave @coolcatteacher End the School Year Like a Pirate with Dave Burgess

033: Finish the Race: Ending the School Year Strong! @cpoole27

 Exit - Capstone Projects page

 Field Days page

 Packing Up Your Classroom page

Making the Most of the Dreaded End-of-School Days - Education World Lesson Planning

Education World Lesson Planning: Great End-of-Year Lessons -- Volume #3

End Of School Lesson Plans, Ideas, and Activities - The Lesson Plans Page

End of the Year Activities

3 End of Year Reflection Strategies for Students @Edutopia

Write, Create, Publish: 4 Student-Centered Writing Projects to do Before Summer Break @shfarnsworth

7 Low Prep End of Year Activities

7 Smart Tips for Wrapping Up the School Year (And Get a Head Start on the Fall) @coolcatteacher @Angela_Watson @bamradionetwork

Exit Celebrating: 8 Epic Ideas for Ending the School Year - Edutopia @coolcatteacher

Twelve Tools for Building End-of-year Review Activities (That Aren't Kahoot Games) @2rmbyrne

End-of-the-Year Activities, Lessons, & Advice (K-12) - TeacherVision.com

End-of-the-Year Tips - Scholastic

For the End of the School Year - CanTeach Songs & Poems

End of the Year Theme - Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, Printables, Worksheets, and More from A to Z Teacher Stuff

End of the Year Program - Kinderteacher

Have your students produce #exit slips" the last day of school and prepare your own "exit slip" for your year as an educator.