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Educator Resources for Teaching About Racism and Social Justice

The murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020, followed by nationwide uprisings and protests against racism and police brutality, have brought to attention the immediate need for more comprehensive education on institutional racism in the United States.

6 Ways to Celebrate Classroom Birthdays

I am a self-proclaimed Birthday Brat! In fact, I come from a long line of Birthday Brats. We take...

Steps for Setting Classroom Expectations for Your Students

Studies have shown that when you set high expectations for your students, they will work to meet...

Top Classroom Assessment Techniques

Rather than asking students to regurgitate facts on a test, it’s important to come up with...

8 Ways to Start Your Class Every Day

From the moment that your students arrive, you can start the day on the right foot. These first few...

Must-Have Teaching Apps

It seems like there’s an app for just about everything these days. Therefore, you probably aren’t...

Student Teaching Ideas Your Students Will Love

One lesson that I quickly learned when working with students is that it’s important to build a...

Fun Teaching Games to Try in Your Classroom

Incorporating games into your lessons is one of many teaching strategies. And it has many benefits....

Must Have Technology in the Classroom for 2018

Technology advancements have changed the way teachers do a lot of things in the classroom. Not only...

Grants for Classroom Supplies

It’s no secret that teachers are often stuck paying for classroom supplies from their own pockets....

Inclusion: Helping All Students Belong in Your Classroom!

Inclusion is creating a community in your classroom that includes both students with and without...

How to Individualize Lessons

Teaching can sometimes feel like a frustrating exercise in “teaching to the middle.” By knowing how...

How to Create Fun Teaching Worksheets

How do you create fun teaching worksheets? Do fun and worksheets even belong in the same sentence...

How to Grade Papers Faster

There are many different techniques that a teacher can use to assess their students' understanding...

The Best Ways to Use Tablets in the Classroom with Students

There is lots of great technology to use in the classroom–one of which is tablets. If your...

What Grade Should You Teach? How to Decide

Different age groups can provide very different teaching experiences. So what grade should you...

Do’s and Don'ts of Classroom Management

Classroom management. It’s a much-discussed topic in teacher education programs, continuing...

9 Classroom Vocabulary Games to Use with Your Students

Vocabulary is an important part of every subject; there are always words that students need to...

Quiet Games in the Classroom: 5 Games Your Students Will Love

You always want to have fun teaching. But sometimes you need quiet games in the classroom. Maybe...

Top Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

There are lots of reasons for using questioning techniques as one of your teaching strategies in...

Top 10 Teaching Strategies to Use in Your Classroom

A teaching strategy is the method you use to convey information to your students. There may be a...

Do Cellphones Belong in the Classroom?

Recently, I watched as a group of elementary school students got off the school bus. To my...

Is your class study-friendly? The right classroom layout for students

Chances are, your classroom layout looks pretty different than the one you experienced as a...