Earth Rounds: What Fraction of the Earth Can Support Life?
Sometimes kids think Earth has unlimited resources and they don’t realize that only a small part of our planet is habitable. Edible Read more
Sweet Statistics: Jelly Bean Data Analysis
Did you know that National Jelly Bean Day is observed every year on April 22nd? Sounds like a great day for jelly Read more
Give the Gift of TpT and Make it Festive!
What makes a great gift for any teacher? A TeachersPayTeachers gift card, of course! A TpT gift certificate is worth gold! Read more
Buddy Bio Poems Partner Poetry Lesson
Imagine yourself as a student in a new classroom during the first week of school. Unless your teacher starts off Read more
How to Create a Class Handbook that Rocks!
I’m excited to be joining some of my favorite upper elementary teacher bloggers who have put together a Teacher’s Back to School Survival Guide with some of our best tips! Read more
5 Fun Ways Pets Can Help Children Learn All Summer
Guest post by Christina Berry from The Lazy Pit Bull
This is the time of year when teachers and parents alike begin to wonder what they can do to help students keep their academic skills Read more
Tips for Classroom Goal Setting
Goal setting is a powerful process for bringing about change. Identifying what you want and mapping out a plan of Read more
Pumpkin Predictions Measurement Fun!
Pumpkin Predictions is a perfect fall-themed activity for upper elementary students because it’s not a Halloween activity, but it seems like one. Read more
Book Character Day – Fun and Educational!
Is there a school district anywhere that still allows traditional Halloween activities? Most elementary students love to dress up on Halloween, but many schools no longer allow Halloween parties and activities. However, there’s fun and educational way to sneak in a dress-up Read more
Make Your Mark on International Dot Day!
Have you heard about International Dot Day? It’s celebrated on September 15th, and it’s all about encouraging kids to discover how they Read more
3 Easy Ways to Wrap up the School Year
Guest Blog post by Krystal Mills
I know that some of you lucky-ducky teachers have finished for the year already, or are close to it. I, myself, have a Read more