Tips To Stay Healthy At School

November 1, 2016

We are approaching cold and flu season, so it’s more important than ever to teach your students ways to stay healthy. According to the CDC, nearly 60 million school days are lost each year due to colds or the influenza virus. Infections spread in schools so easily because students are in close contact and share… Read More.

How To Plan A Back To School Night

August 31, 2016

The new school year is almost here and that means not only meeting new students, but meeting their families as well. Planning a back to school night doesn’t have to be boring. It sets the tone for the entire year with the parents of your new students, and opens the door for trust and communication…. 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.

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.

Language Arts Lessons for Mother’s Day

April 29, 2016

Mother’s Day is next Sunday, which gives you plenty of time to work some “mommy magic” into your language arts lesson plans for the coming week. While the traditional idea is to create something memorable for mom, there’s no reason why your students can’t practice their writing and illustration skills in the process. All of… Read More.

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week 2016 With These Deals

April 26, 2016

Next week is teacher appreciation week, and what better way to celebrate than with a ton of great discounts and deals exclusively for teachers? With help from Education World, we’ve rounded up some of the most exciting deals for 2016 below. 15% off at A.C. Moore – There’s nothing teachers need more than an arsenal… Read More.

5 Tips to Get Spring Cleaning Underway in the Classroom

March 11, 2016

Spring is right around the corner and the warmer weather has started to arrive. Chase away those lingering winter germs around the classroom with a detailed spring cleaning regimen. Here’s how you can get going in just 5 simple steps. Enlist some help. Cleaning an entire classroom is a big job, which is why you’ll… Read More.

Switch Up Your Classroom Seating Chart

February 29, 2016

With just about four months to go this school year, it’s not uncommon for your class to become a bit rambunctious. After all, they’re almost in the home stretch! So, why not take their cues and use this time to switch up your classroom seating with a few of the suggestions below for a fresh… Read More.