PTO Today Magazine October/November 2018

In the October/November 2018 issue

  • PTO Today Article

    Makerspace Basics

    These fun and flexible areas can help students develop creative and analytical thinking skills.

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  • Free Enrichment Guide
    Guide to Supporting STEAM and STEM Learning for PTOs and PTAs

    Guide to Supporting STEAM and STEM Learning

    PTOs and PTAs can play a substantial role in supporting STEAM and STEM learning at school. Our free guide has ideas for hands-on activities, tips for finding community experts, and much more!

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  • PTO Today Article

    36 Ideas for Arts and Science Enrichment

    School performers, assemblies, and cultural events can excite students and bring new perspectives. Get started with our list of memorable activities.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Great School Science Events

    Science can be fun and exciting for students. Use these ideas and approaches to create engaging science-related activities.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Academics & Enrichment: A Community STEM Effort

    A yearlong effort to provide science enrichment as well as a communitywide STEM event earned this group the award for Outstanding Academics & Enrichment Effort in the 2013 Parent Group of the Year search.

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  • Principals & Teachers

    Create a Teacher Grant Program for Your School

    From technology to music enrichment, an effective PTO-run teacher grant program can help increase a school’s offerings and close budget gaps.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Experimenting With STEM

    Learning opportunities abound during a Massachusetts school's Crazy for Science week.

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  • Organization

    Parent Group Planning Calendar

    A list of the most important national holidays, events, and more to help plan your year's events. Newly updated for 2018-19!

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    About PTO Today

    PTO Today magazine is loaded with informative articles, helpful advice, and creative ideas for your group. It’s published six times a year, and every K-8 public school automatically receives one subscription addressed to the parent group president. To make sure your PTO or PTA receives its copy, update your officer info or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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