Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern
By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern
If you’re anything like me, you just don’t love exercising, no matter how much you try to like it, you just don’t. Of course you want to eat that delicious cookie, ice cream, or chocolate, but you don’t dare because it goes right to your hips and you’ll feel oh so guilty!
Aaaaahhh….August! August is the Sunday night of a teacher’s year. We are looking forward to our learning and teaching days to come, yet longing for just a little more summer.
Back to School & The First Days’ Razzle Dazzle …Feathers & Sequins Not Necessary
By Tracy Wills of Wild Child’s Mossy Oak Musings
I used to feel a lot like Billy Flynn on the first few days of school. Billy Flynn is the flim-flam lawyer character in the musical “Chicago.” The first day of school felt like opening night at the theater…a little bit of grease paint, some sequins, some feathers… and JAZZ HANDS!
3 Tried and True Tips to Start the Year off like a Boss!
By Kathie Yonemura of Tried and True Teaching Tools
In my earlier years of teaching I used to spend the time before school focusing on the physical aesthetics of setting up my classroom (and it sure was cute!), but my focus has shifted over the years. Read on for 3 tried and true tips to start the year off like a boss!
Algerian R and B in the French Classroom
Back to School 2018
By Charlene Tess of Charlene Tess
Here’s an idea for the first week of school.
Common School Irritations
By Scipi of Scipi
Have you ever noticed that the same old problems keep resurfacing year after year in your classroom? Isn’t it funny how the little things sometime put us over the edge?
How to close read a novel with your whole class.
By Lisa Robles of LisaTeachR’s Classroom
Step by step instructions on how to close read a novel with your whole class.
4 Easy Steps to Master Buttoning
By Thia Triggs of Print Path
Teaching children to button is easy and straightforward, but is a skill that is often overlooked.
My Five Favorite Apps for the Classroom
Do you want to know what awesome apps to use in your classroom? This is the blog post for you! Learn all about my favorite apps.
Easy Ways to Reduce Your Grading
By Marcy Howe of It’s a Teacher Thing
Learn three easy ways to help reduce your grading and increase your valuable time with students.
Students are Busy as Bees earning Brag Bracelets
By Sally Hansen of Purposeful Plans
Brag bracelets provide a fast and easy form of positive reinforcement for students’ behavior and academic effort in school. This immediate award is a positive boost reminding students of their worth. You can use them throughout the school year to encourage students to apply their best work ethic while boosting self-esteem.
First Week of School Activities
By Michelle Webb of Teaching Ideas for Those Who Love Teaching
Great tips for activities to do with your class the first week of school.
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