Ways to Keep Kids Engaged During Winter Break

December 15, 2016

The learning doesn’t have to stop just because kids are out of the classroom for a week – winter break is a great time to have kids focus on communication skills, problem solving and the importance of physical fitness. If you’re wondering how to keep your kids away from the TV or iPads for a… Read More.

Holiday Classroom Crafts

December 10, 2016

  It can often be hard to keep student’s attention in the weeks leading up to the holiday break. If your students are having a hard time focusing this holiday season, try incorporating these crafts into the classroom. Bookmark: Are your students required to read a book over their holiday break?  Encourage them to have… Read More.

Thanksgiving Projects For The Classroom

November 14, 2016

Thanksgiving is next week, so if you’re looking to incorporate Thanksgiving crafts and lessons into your daily plans, give these a try: Show An Attitude of Gratitude Tap into the true meaning of Thanksgiving and help your students recognize what they’re grateful for, by writing a poem about it!  For younger kids, assign one letter… Read More.

Help Keep Your Desks Stain Free

November 7, 2016

  It’s only natural that over the years of having the same classroom furniture, that stains and marks will accumulate on your student’s desks. Thankfully, the following tips are great ways to help keep your classroom looking clean and your desks looking shiny and new: Pencil & Marker Scribbles :While there typically are lots of… Read More.

Classroom Management Tips For Teachers

November 2, 2016

As a teacher, it can often be difficult to  take control and implement effective classroom management strategies if you have an unruly class. Whether you’re an experienced teacher or just began your career in this field, it’s likely that you’ll experience a handful of disruptions throughout the year. These can easily be handled and prevented… Read More.

Classroom Must-Haves

October 20, 2016

In order to create a successful and fun learning environment for students, there are several items that every classroom must possess. Depending on the grade or subject that you teach, these items may vary–but there are a few basic essentials that all classroom needs. Help aide your student’s education and make your room a productive… Read More.

Educational Activities With Pumpkins

October 13, 2016

  We’re in countdown to Halloween, so chances are your classrooms are already filled with tons of pumpkins! But did you know you could use these pumpkins for fun educational activities for your students? Get your kids in the spooky spirit while helping them learn something new with these educational pumpkin activities: Predicting Pumpkins Do… Read More.

Benefits of Ergonomic Seating

October 10, 2016

Since you spend most of your day at work sitting, it’s important to make sure that you are being well supported to avoid putting stress on your body.  Ergonomic chairs are specifically designed to provide complete rest to the main structures of your body that are prone to get stressed while working. Here are some… Read More.

Tips For Clearing Clutter In the Classroom

October 5, 2016

Let’s face it, it’s hard to have a productive day when we’re working in chaos and clutter. Teachers and classrooms can accumulate lots of things over the years, so it’s important to take time to weed out the unnecessary items to create a clean space for learning. Here are some tips for clearing clutter in… Read More.

Tips for Parent Teacher Conferences

September 27, 2016

For most elementary school teachers, parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for late fall to discuss the progress of students since the beginning of the school year. While these conferences can be routine behavior for experienced teachers, for new teachers who are just entering the classroom, they can be intimidating. The following tips will help you prepare… Read More.