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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Project Based Learning for End Of The Year

Project based learning (or PBL) is great to teach year round, but is an especially fun end of the year math activity for students! End of the year is stressful, you may be testing or planning an elementary school graduation ceremony. Project based learning (or PBL) is great to teach year round, but is an […]

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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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Math Strategies For Upper Elementary Students

Some students are below grade level, some are gifted and talented. Sound familiar? As a teacher, your strive to bring all students to their full potential. You’ll need some engaging math strategies for upper elementary students. Have you heard of Project Based Learning activities? Obviously you hate implementing the same old worksheets. And worksheets aren’t […]

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Test review games for elementary students

It’s testing season, so use some assessment games for students! Flash card activities for elementary, Kahoot, and more: here are my favorite test prep games for elementary students. Click here to read about more year round math strategies for upper elementary.  1. Kahoot! If you haven’t found out about Kahoot yet, do it now! Kahoot […]

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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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