Here are some tips for YOU, Educators, that we hope you may use to practice some self-care!
How to Use Google Voice
Google Voice is an excellent software for educators to use to call parents instead of their cell phones.
The Reading Wars Continue
I tend to avoid the debates among people discussing reading. I think there is some truth in all sides of a debate. I learned to read early and easily. I am also unabashedly an advocate for children with dyslexia, as it has been an issue identified and championed by our members. I am encouraged by … Continue reading The Reading Wars Continue
7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement
As educators, we all know how crucial parental engagement is to a student’s success in school. We wish that we could engage all parents with the snap of our fingers. For some parents, teachers don’t even have to do that much. And yet, other parents take far more cajoling. Try some of the hints listed … Continue reading 7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement
6 Engaging Classroom Activities for Earth Day
Earth Day is all about raising awareness about the importance of protecting the Earth and taking action. Teach your class more about why appreciating our planet is so important and encourage your students to help make a difference with these classroom activities inspired by the upcoming holiday! Carbon Footprint by Kitchen Counter Chronicle For this … Continue reading 6 Engaging Classroom Activities for Earth Day
Creative Activities for Incorporating Poetry into the Classroom during National Poetry Month
Launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month is a special occasion that celebrates the art of poetry in all of its forms and poets’ integral role in our culture. Poetry gives students the opportunity to explore their creativity, expressiveness, and artistry through writing. This list contains exciting lessons and … Continue reading Creative Activities for Incorporating Poetry into the Classroom during National Poetry Month
Experience Matters in Education
We must keep our most effective educators in the classroom and public education. We are losing too many good educators due to frustration, increased job demands, workload, and quality of life issues. Retention is critical. Retiring teachers or retired teachers may be willing to return to the job for the right opportunity. As much as … Continue reading Experience Matters in Education
8 Art Activities for Celebrating Black History Month in the Classroom
With one week left of Black History Month, we wanted to bring you eight simple art activities that will teach your students more about the importance of black history while also allowing them to express their personal creativity. While Black History Month ends on February 28th, it is an important topic to discuss with your … Continue reading 8 Art Activities for Celebrating Black History Month in the Classroom
Our 5 Favorite Valentine’s Day STEM Activities
Bring STEM fun to your Valentine’s Day this year! Giving your lessons a quick Valentine’s Day makeover is a great way to get your kids excited to learn. Your students can work together to solve problems and make their creativity shine with these 5 Valentine’s Day inspired STEM activities! “Heavy” Hearts Challenge by FEELGOODTEACHING In … Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Valentine’s Day STEM Activities
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