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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

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Teachers Pay Teachers website

Have you ever heard of or visited the website, teacherspayteachers.com?  It’s a great site where teachers share their ideas and projects and offer them for sale at quite reasonable prices. … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Are you having difficulty surviving on a teacher’s salary?

Now that I have your attention, let me introduce you to Crystal’s website, survivingateacherssalary.com.  Her latest post included a wonderful “free” poster used to motivate and encourage your young readers … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Child-oriented Valentine’s Day ideas

Are you in a panic about what kind of super easy yet creative ideas for your children/students to do on Valentine’s Day?  I just saw these ideas on Hallmark’s Twitter … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

19 Classroom Management Posters

Do you need ideas for posters to explain (or re-explain) proper classroom behavior?  How about making and using these posters as shared by WeAreTeachers.com?  Maybe you know of  a student … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moving around during Circle Time?

Holy cow!  Think of it!  Letting 2 and 3 year olds (also Kindergarten children) move around during your Circle Time! I just found this post on Twitter that features some … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Have you tried to teach using a “flipped” classroom?

I’ve recently learned about the “flipped classroom” teaching strategy.  It’s used both as a way to teach English to Chinese students and in magnet schools to better prepare students for … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Back to School Made Easy

How about having a group read featuring books about friendship, perseverance, and responsibility?   You can use these ideas in both a classroom and your home school environment. ComprehensionConnection.net, written … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Best Websites for English Teachers

If you’re a teacher of English Composition, Grammar, and/or other English Department topics, perhaps you should go to these websites featured by weareteachers.com. Included are Kahoot (a fun site for … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Children Need to Fidget!

How many adults can sit still for 30″ without “going crazy?”  How soon do you start bouncing your leg, curling your hair, tapping your finger nails onto a table?  I’m … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

All the testing is done…now what?

I know that my former school is completing its standardized tests this coming week.  Then what?  There’s only a few weeks of school left and you and all of our … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · 1 Comment