Reading teachers are always looking for ways to make their students life-long readers. However, each year, we see students who struggle to enjoy reading. Some
Are you ready for the first week of school? Ready or not, a brand new class of students is coming, and they will be eager
Besides the first day of school, there is one day that might excite students even more—Meet the Teacher Night! An open house sets the stage for a partnership between the parents, teachers, and students. Students are anxious to meet their new teacher, and parents are eager to hear more about the new school year. Meet the Teacher Night provides a platform for parents to get to know their child’s teacher. Parents hope to understand the expectations and class routines and build trust and collaboration.
Creating a welcoming classroom environment is an important part of setting up your classroom for a new school year. After all, for 9 to 10 months of the year you spend many more hours there than you do at home, and so do your students. So why not make the classroom a visually appealing place that you and your students want to spend time in. An easy way to do that is with a classroom decor set that has everything you need.
Grab your backpacks and sharpen your pencils because it’s back to school time! Are you fully prepped for an awesome school year ahead? While some may still be squeezing in those last few beach days, teachers are busy strategizing for a successful new year. From hunting for unbeatable back-to-school bargains to fine-tuning lesson plans, these 10 genius teacher tips will have you rocking the classroom like a pro, whether you’re a seasoned expert or a fresh-faced newbie. Get ready to conquer the new school year with ease!
Managing a classroom can be tough! With many tasks to juggle, from lesson planning and assessments to events and deadlines, teachers often find themselves trying to create a classroom calendar with very little time. Honestly, it is nearly impossible to keep parents and students informed of important dates and events without being organized. So, teachers must find the most efficient way to communicate information with parents and students. Thankfully, there are Editable Classroom Calendar Templates for you to stay on top of your game, reduce stress, and create a transparent learning environment for your students.
As teachers, we always look for ways to encourage good student behavior. Fun yet effective classroom rewards systems are a fantastic way to do this! One of my favorite classroom reward systems is punch cards! You are missing out if you aren’t using punch cards in the classroom! Punch cards will give you an easy-to-use tool to encourage excellent student behavior, goals, rewards, and more. The best part is all you have to do is print and punch! Here are some ideas on using punch cards that you can quickly and easily implement into your classroom reward system.
As summer break inches closer, summer math activities are the last thing on students’ minds. They are ready to trade textbooks for beach towels and classroom desks for sunny adventures, right? Well, hold on just a moment! While most students want to leave those pesky multiplication tables and formulas behind, practicing math during the summer can be a fantastic idea because just when you think it’s safe to stop learning, the summer math slide swoops in to steal your students’ skills!
The end of another school year is always so bittersweet. Saying goodbye to our students can be tough, but planning a great end of year celebration always makes it a little easier. Students love celebrating their accomplishments, remembering all the fun they’ve had and friendships made. Throughout the year, students have worked hard to succeed, teachers have made a difference in the lives of their students, and parents have supported their children through it all. What better way to showcase this than an end of year celebration with fun student awards!
Can you believe it’s time to plan your end of year activities?! We’re so close to those golden days of carefree fun and relaxation. No more homework or tests–just long summer days full of possibility. Until then, you need simple yet engaging activities to sustain the end of year classroom chaos. Students have been soaking up new reading and math skills all year long, and now is a great time to review those skills before you say goodbye for summer. Luckily, the End of Year Reading and Math Review Pack is the perfect resource to have students brush up on their skills!
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