Category:Teacher Tips
12 Amazing Virtual Field Trip Ideas

12 Amazing Virtual Field Trip Ideas

A field trip can be a wonderful capstone experience to a unit of study. The bus ride, the small groups, the feeling of adventure! But who says you actually have to leave the classroom to have an amazing field trip experience? The world is at your fingertips with these...

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20+ Fresh Ideas for Report Card Comments

20+ Fresh Ideas for Report Card Comments

“I’m writing student report card comments and I’m stuck! Help!” “I need to write 30 individual report card comments and I have no idea where to begin…” “What can I say on the report card so parents will understand their child’s skills?” “How do I write a report card...

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Early Finisher Ideas

Early Finisher Ideas

A teacher has just finished teaching a well planned, engaging lesson. It’s time for students to work independently. She pulls out readers to work with a student one-on-one feeling pride at how well the lesson just went. When suddenly, across the room comes a happy...

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Emergency Sub Plans for 1st and 2nd Grade

Emergency Sub Plans for 1st and 2nd Grade

A wise teacher knows to expect the unexpected. Sick days. Quarantine. Mental health days. Chances are you may need to take a day away from the classroom this year! Be prepared for the unexpected and take the stress out of substitute lesson prep with these ideas for...

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Tips and Advice for Hosting Student Teachers

Tips and Advice for Hosting Student Teachers

Are you hosting any student teachers in your classroom this year? Having a student teacher is an exciting opportunity to inform and inspire the next generation of educators. A positive student teaching experience can lay the foundation for an amazing teaching career!...

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Back to School Night Activities

Back to School Night Activities

Dust off your teacher wardrobe and paste on your biggest smile because it’s time for some Back to School Night activities! If you’re a veteran teacher you know the drill well. This is a night of meeting and orienting the adults that raise those cute faces that fill...

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Best Back to School Teacher Clothes on Amazon

Best Back to School Teacher Clothes on Amazon

We've got such a FUN community on Facebook! The trending topic this month has been to share the best teacher clothes that can be found on Amazon. You'll be shocked by how many fantastic options for new school clothes Amazon has for teachers! Read on for a list of all...

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Tips For a New 2nd Grade Teacher

Tips For a New 2nd Grade Teacher

Are you a new 2nd grade teacher? Welcome to the BEST grade! Second graders love their teachers, love school, and are creative and funny! They are eager to learn and soak up content like sponges. Below are the best tips for taking on grade two and all the fun that...

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Math Facts Mastery:  5 Tips to Use in Your Classroom Today!

Math Facts Mastery: 5 Tips to Use in Your Classroom Today!

Math Facts Mastery: An often-visited topic at PLC meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and in the teacher's lounge. Just how can a teacher get those math facts to stick? Over time teachers have gotten creative to provide math fact mastery strategies that are more...

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