Turn cardboard tubes into spook-tacular spirits, boo-tiful bats, scary spiders, and other DIY Halloween decorations. Perfect as Halloween party decor!
Whether you need an easy activity for the classroom or an at-home project for the weekend, making books with your child is the perfect choice! Children will absolutely love the opportunity to make their own book, especially after they’re filled with inspiration and determination from all the great books they’ve read at school!
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Did you know that elephants are the world’s largest land animals? Or that you can differentiate between species of elephants by looking at their ears?
Social and emotional learning carries a powerful boost of success. Children who benefit from SEL instruction are not only better equipped to manage stress and obstacles as an adult, they also have increased academic and relationship outcomes (Durlak et al., 2011). Social and emotional learning can help create adults who are able to cope with stress in life and have empathy for others. CASEL’s Ready to Lead Report states that including SEL instruction increases student achievement scores by 11 percent.
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There is one thing that comforts me while I grieve that summer is finally over, and it is a Honeycrisp apple. My mouth just is all kinds of happy when I taste that juicy, sweet, crisp bite.
Those lazy days of summer are over, and it’s time to head back to the classroom. Here is a checklist to help you remember important first month of school details. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your teaching career, these activities can pave the way for a smooth transition into the school year.
If you’re a first-time teacher, I have a few tips to help you get ready for the first day of school:
When parents come into my classroom, one of the comments that I often hear is, “You’re so organized!” And yep, I can’t help it; I just am. If you are not naturally organized like me but want to be, this blog is for you. It’s “Classroom Organization 101!”
So, you finally landed your first classroom, and your head is swimming with new teacher advice and recommendations for your first year. You have probably gotten a lot of great new advice for your first year! Listed here are 10 things that you may not have heard yet but that will hopefully reduce your stress as a new teacher.
No matter if this is your first year of teaching or your fortieth, the first day/week of school can be overwhelming. Here are some tips that just might help you survive those first challenging days.
Teach your students to read with phonics worksheets, activities, and games. Build strong reading foundations in kinder, first grade, and second grade students.