Teacher Lifestyle

5th Grade Graduation Ideas

5th grade graduation is a huge milestone for families and your students. As a 5th grade teacher, our students transition to middle school is a fun (and sometimes emotional) event! It’s so important to make this elementary school graduation special, so how will you plan it? Work with the other 5th grade teachers to develop […]

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Climate change for kids

Global warming – it’s a tricky subject to tackle, but it such an important matter to discuss with your students. When do we start introducing environmental resources for school? How do we teach climate change for kids? What if the parents disagree with global warming lessons? These are all very real questions we need to […]

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What To Do If You Have A Bad Principal

If you feel like you have a terrible principal, I’ve been there. When doing their job properly, principals can change the dynamic of a school. A good leader encourages their employees to be their best, pushing everyone to their highest levels of success. He or she creates a negative school environment, and often times the […]

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Teacher Self Care Ideas for Summer

Teacher burnout is a huge problem, and keeping a regular practice of self care can help prevent it. I wanted to share a fun summer teacher bingo game with you to help!! During the summer, you should NOT be thinking about school or teaching, but using this time to unwind and beat teacher fatigue. However, […]

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Free Thoughtful Gifts For Teacher Appreciation

Looking for a free way to thank a teacher? Here is a free teacher appreciation gift that are thoughtful and teachers LOVE. This present is great for end of the year, teacher appreciation week, or anytime staff might need a morale boost! If you are looking for other end of the year ideas, check out […]

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The Worst Teaching Interviews I’ve Ever Had

File under: teacher humor. Have you ever had a terrible interview with a bad principal? I want to share with you a few of the cringe-worthiest worst teaching interviews. New districts bring new challenges, including some terrible interview questions and answers! Hopefully you can laugh at my experiences. If you are looking for some more […]

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Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

Looking for your first ever teaching job? Leaving a school because of a bad principal? If you are on the market for a new teaching position, here are some of the most common questions and sample answers for teaching interviews. These example questions should help you prepare your own answers. This will ensure you stand […]

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Recycling In The Classroom Ideas

Schoolwide waste is a HUGE problem. Every year, recycling in schools can help up prevent so much unnecessary waste.  What can we do as teachers to change this? Well, these recycling in the classroom ideas can help!  Not only will teachers recycling in the classroom reinforce positive student behavior, it will help your students understand […]

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Three tips for a teaching interview

New teacher? Moving school districts?  Bring a creative teaching portfolio, research the school, and prepare teaching interview questions and answers. These interview tips for elementary school teachers will help you do your best in your upcoming teaching interview! If you’re reading this during the summer, check out the summer self care challenge for teachers.  1. […]

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