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Spelling is a tricky subject to teach, and a controversial one too. So what does the research say about it?
After we have identified what's not STEM, we can identify what is. To determine if it is an authentic STEM activity, be sure it includes each of the elements in this post.
Is it better to have community or individual supplies?
Not all spelling activities are created equal.
Congratulations on your new job and welcome to the teaching world! We need you!
One of the number one questions I have seen new teachers ask is "how do I organize my classroom library?" This can be a tricky thing to figure out, whether you are coming into a classroom where books have been left for you, you are bringing your own books into a classroom, or you have acquired new books. Fortunately, it's not as complicated as it might seem. Here's five steps to organizing your classroom library.
Ah, the ever so popular treasure box. Where teachers put random items they don't want anymore, free swag they received at professional development, and cheap dollar tree toys. In short, junk.
Teaching is just like any other industry, with trends and fads that come and go. What about the new push towards STEM and STEAM though? Are they here to stay? Are they best practice? How can we use STEM and STEAM to help further our students' learning?
The first day you walk into a new classroom, whether the walls are blank and the furniture is scarce, or the room is filled with junk leftover from the previous teacher, is a simultaneously magical and overwhelming experience. Once you get over the initial feelings though, you start looking around and realizing you have to start somewhere, but where?
Do you use jobs in your classroom? Here’s a list of 50 jobs to get you started.
Five tips for dealing with chronic fatigue as a teacher, from a teacher who dealt with mononucleosis.
Let’s talk integration! This week’s topic is life cycles.
Decluttering isn't just about making a space look nice. It's about removing obstacles from student learning.
I had it all planned out- I would complete my internship in third grade, then be hired at the same school in the same grade. Then my plan fell apart.