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25 Tips for New (and Not So New) Teachers

25 Tips for New (and Not So New) Teachers 1 comment Back to School, Just for Teachers, new teacher, Tips and Tricks If you're a new teacher about to begin your first year of teaching, chances are you are mildly freaking out about the upcoming school year. No need for that teacher friends. This post has lots of tips to help you feel more at ease (and more prepared) as you begin your first year of teaching. This post contains an affiliate link for your shopping convenience. I earn a small…

Morning Routine – Upper Elementary Adventures

Strong morning routines = the basis for the day! Anyone else ever feel unprepared in the morning and then realize they just set the tone for the entire day?

45+ Free Educational Websites for Kids - From ABCs to ACTs

As a teacher, those same free educational websites for kids make for a fantastic addition to your classroom! They're excellent practice for early finishers

Helping slow workers finish their classwork

5 easy to implement solutions to help your sweet, but slow finishers, get their work done! The reasons behind not finishing are many : some kids are still weak in the skills that they need in order to finish, some kids don’t care about finishing, some kids don’t want to do the next task so the dawdle , some enjoy the constant pushing and encouragement to finish. #1 Let’s start with those who lack in skills needed. Offer to help on 1 problem and let them know that you want to hear them think…

November Classroom Behavior Management Games

Happy November, teacher friends! I love this season so much in the classroom! You can really feel that the breaks are so close and Christmas is in the air! Sometimes, along with that comes the need for more redirection because students can sense it, too. That's when I pull out a classroom behavior management game to get us back on track. The goal of these games is to take students from being extrinsically motivated to intrinsically motivated. I want them to make the right choice because it's…

Back to School Checklists

Back to school is an especially busy time. From prepping bulletin boards, laminating activities, analyzing your scope and sequence, plus attending meetings, there is so much to do that I have often felt like pulling my hair out! This set of Back to School Checklists will help you focus and beat overwhelm!

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