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Christmas Traditions Around the World

Find a pickle on the tree?  KFC for Christmas dinner?  Thirteen desserts on Christmas?  A Christmas Witch?  Setting an extra place at the Christmas main meal? I just found this … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are you tired of spending $$$ for rewards in your class?

I spent way too much money buying little rewards to put into my Treasure Box over my years of teaching.  I know you all feel the same way. The last … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 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

Are monsters coming to your room at the end of October?

Halloween can be a fun or a very scary special day, depending upon the age of your student (and how much sugar they’ve eaten so far.)  Why not make this … Continue reading

September 21, 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

NASCAR teaches STEM skills

Do you or your child love speed, cars, and anything NASCAR?  I just found out that NASCAR has an app available that really does teach about things like wind resistance, … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

What questions should be asked during the 1st month of school?

As you’re getting to know your students this new school year, are you really getting to know them?  Not just how tall they are or do they speak reasonably acceptable … Continue reading

August 27, 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

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