5 Inspiring Stories: Why Teaching Matters

5 Inspiring Stories: Why Teaching Matters

Teaching is easily one of the hardest career paths a person can choose. Few other careers require as much knowledge, passion, patience, energy, and compassion – often all at the same time. Teaching is a career that can inspire you but also emotionally and...
Teaching Tips For The Best First Day Ever!

Teaching Tips For The Best First Day Ever!

Happy Back to School Season!  I can’t believe how quickly the summer passes. It feels as if school just let out and yet here we are again, at the beginning of a new year.  As we look at the starting of school, many of you may be stepping into a classroom for the very...
8 Simple Ways to Make Changing Grade Levels Easier

8 Simple Ways to Make Changing Grade Levels Easier

As your time in this school year comes to an end, you could be experiencing mixed emotions. Are you pleased with how this year went? Are you looking forward to next year? One big question teachers have at the end of each year is, “What am I teaching next year?” As...
Learn Geography While Planning A Trip Across the U.S.A.

Learn Geography While Planning A Trip Across the U.S.A.

I love geography, I really do. Sadly, so many students (and adults) think geography is boring. When taught well, geography will engage your students and keep them interested! What’s the secret? Make it real. One of my students’ favorite projects is to plan...
Honor Your Students’ Character with End of the Year Awards

Honor Your Students’ Character with End of the Year Awards

Are you looking for a unique set of classroom awards? Honor your students unique character traits with these end of the year awards featuring famous people from history. This set of 40 Character Trait Awards are named for different people. Each person represents a...
Fun – but Low Prep – End of the Year Games

Fun – but Low Prep – End of the Year Games

There are times in the school year when teachers really need a few go to activities that are high engagement but also integrate whatever the class is studying. The day before a big break, the day after the semester exam, and the end of the year are examples of these...
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