Teaching Tips

 

Fun Countdown Timers for the Classroom

Time management was one of the most difficult aspects of classroom management for me. I loved having my students actively engaged in a  

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Teaching with Dry Erase Boards

Free Tips and Strategies plus a Giveaway!

Monday, August 21st News Flash! The contest described in this blog post is now over and the  

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5 Tips for New Teachers

My first year of teaching was extremely challenging, but I learned from my mistakes and persevered. I’ve now been teaching for over 30 years, and I love this profession! That’s why I want to share a few tips that might help new  

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Stop Team Disruptions with Team Stop Signs

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How to Create a Classroom Yearbook

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Task Cards 101

Today I’m trading blogs with Rachel Lynette of Minds in Bloom. I wrote  

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Field Trips – Follow Up on the Fun!

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Note-taking Foldable Freebie for Informational Text

How can you transform almost any assignment into an adventure? Use foldables! Foldables are so much fun to make, and when students create their own, they seem to take more pride in their work. One type of  

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The Power of Praise

Why We Shouldn’t Praise Kids for Being Smart … and How to Use Praise Effectively

Caring teachers are lavish in their praise; they know  

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Mitten Science: Questions to Explore

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Daily Report Homework Solution

Do you have a few students who can’t seem to complete assignments and turn them in on time? Yet when you talk to their parents, you hear the story, “But he said he finished all his homework!” Sadly, these  

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