Education

Top Other Jobs Teachers Can Do

I was thrown into the job market after a happy amount of time as a fifth grade teacher. I was scared, I didn’t feel confident, and I DID NOT KNOW WHERE TO START. Now I’m happily employed as an educational consultant, and I’ve learned so much along the way about careers that really will hire […]

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Parent Communication Ideas for Teachers

It’s that time of the year again. Back to school. And we KNOW that we need to establish some good strategies to communicate with our students’ parents. If you are in the market for parent communication ideas for teachers, you came to the right spot. So let’s talk parent contact logs, editable newsletters, and basic […]

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TPT Teaching Resources On A Budget

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Looking to save money on your TPT teaching resources? Check out TPT freebies, sales, and the best ways to save money on Teachers Pay Teachers products. Parent Communication Ideas for Teachers Leave Feedback for TPT discounts Did you know when you leave feedback on resources you’ve paid for that you receive credits towards new purchases? […]

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Ultimate Guide To Back To School

When dreaming up my ultimate Back to school ideas for teachers guide, I divided it into five different categories to help me stay organized. After reading this post, you might want to check out this back to school check list for even more ideas. First week activities Math activities Bulletin board ideas Back to school […]

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Back To School Checklist For Teachers

Welp! It’s that time of year again. So what do you need to have done prior to the first day of school? Use this back to school checklist for teachers to help get your back to school to do list all checked off. This is perfect first year teacher checklist, but also works for an […]

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First Week Activities and Ice Breaker Games

When planning my Back To School activities for elementary school, I stick to the same tried and true formula year after year. I know I need to teach my students collaboration strategies, so we play fun interactive games. I want my class to get to know one another, so we play ice breaker games. It’s […]

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Math Activities For Back To School

When planning my Back To School math activities, I stick to the same tried and true formula year after year. I know I need to teach my students collaboration strategies, so we play math games. Back to school math about me lessons are a great ice break activity. It’s important to assess the students’ understanding […]

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Bulletin Board Ideas for Back To School

If you are looking for classroom decor themes, editable bulletin boards, and craftivities for Back to School you’ll find them here! Once your done, make sure you check out back to school organization tips to get your classroom whipped up and in tip top shape! History Timelines For The Year Vision Board Bulletin Board Activity […]

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Get Organized for Back To School

These Back To School organization tips will help any classroom get whipped into shape before fall. As a teacher, I find it a challenge to motivate myself to clean my classroom before Back To School. I strategize everything and plan out to “work smarter, not harder.” I plan my classroom supplies organization strategy, label all […]

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Why Do Genius Hour in Elementary School?

What is Genius Hour? Do you struggle with your student’s engagement? Interested in hosting a Genius Hour for Elementary, but don’t know where to start? You’re NOT alone. This great inquiry based program helps students focus on the project of their choice. This model of teaching was created by large tech companies (like Google) who […]

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