3 Mobile Apps That Make Classroom Organization a Breeze

May 31, 2016

Getting your classroom under control can be hard, especially when it comes to organizing your personal files and keeping the lines of communication open with parents. Just like sturdy bookshelves, cubbies and desks offer great opportunities for organizing physical items, these three mobile apps can help you organize the not-so-tangible items as well — thoughts,… Read More.

Encourage Summer Reading Starting Now!

May 27, 2016

Most schools employ some sort of summer reading program, but it’s not always so easy to get students to comply. And really, who can blame them? After ten months in the classroom, we understand why they’d rather run wild in the sun than sit down and read a book. That’s why as educators, it’s important… Read More.

Why Are School Lockers So Important?

May 24, 2016

Close your eyes and visualize a school — any school, anywhere. Now, imagine yourself walking right through the front doors and into the hallway. What do you see? Just beyond the greeter’s desk and the main office, we bet you’re seeing lockers galore. That’s because lockers are a staple of school building nationwide! So, if… Read More.

Top 3 School Renovation Ideas for Summer

May 19, 2016

For most school districts, summer break is only about a month away. While your students and staff are busy burying their toes in the sand and catching up on their favorite novels this season, why not make the most of the empty building and plan some much-needed renovations. If you’re not sure where to begin,… Read More.

Plan a Field Trip for Museum Day!

May 17, 2016

Tomorrow is the 39th annual Museum Day celebration — a day established by the International Council of Museums to highlight a chosen theme in museums worldwide. On this day each year, all museums are encouraged to participate, providing fun exhibits and activities that showcase the theme for that year. This year, museums will celebrate Museums… Read More.

Get Caught Reading This May!

May 12, 2016

This may marks the 17th annual Get Caught Reading Month — a nationwide campaign which first began back in 1999. With the support of the Association of American Publishers, the celebration of Get Caught Reading Month works to remind students, parents and people of all ages to make time to get lost in a book… Read More.

How to Prepare Your Testing Site for Finals

May 10, 2016

Finals week is creeping up on us faster than you think! If you still haven’t worked out the details of your testing space setup, these simple tips should help set your plan in motion. Select your spaces. How many different finals do you need to account for, and how many students will you need to… Read More.

4 Tips For a Safe School Prom

May 5, 2016

With most school proms only weeks away, it’s important for faculty and administrators to begin tying up any loose ends before the big night. Remember, this is one of the most important nights of your students’ lives so you’ll definitely want it to be perfect — and more importantly, safe! Hold an assembly. Speaking with… Read More.