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A Few Spring Organization Tips

A Few Spring Organization Tips

By Molly S. on Apr 4th 2019

Spring has arrived! And with its highly-anticipated arrival comes the season of spring cleaning. By this time of year, many classrooms have filled up with random piles of “I’ll put that away later.” B … read more
5 Ways to Teach Kindness in Your Homeschool

5 Ways to Teach Kindness in Your Homeschool

By Cari G. on Mar 6th 2019

I believe kindness is one of the most important things we can teach our children. Of course, teaching by example is a great way to do this. However, sometimes it's not enough. Sometimes we need to poi … read more
Keep Kids Active During Summer

Keep Kids Active During Summer

Mar 6th 2019

Summer break is here, but that doesn’t mean your kids have to take a break from learning for the next three months. Avoid summer learning loss and keep your kids’ noggins working this summer thro … read more
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

By Jennifer H. on Feb 13th 2019

There are many opportunities to practice kindness in the classroom. I teach at a small elementary school, which makes it easy to incorporate kindness-themed activities school-wide.So far, our most suc … read more
​Tips for Choosing a Classroom Theme

​Tips for Choosing a Classroom Theme

By Casey S. on Feb 12th 2019

Whether you are a new teacher decorating your classroom for the first time or you're a seasoned veteran looking to spice up your space, choosing a classroom theme can be a tough decision. Here are my … read more
How to Choose a Classroom Theme

How to Choose a Classroom Theme

By Payton Dockery on Feb 11th 2019

While it may not be the most important decision you’ll ever make, determining your classroom theme is certainly an important part in the life of a teacher. Some teachers like to pick a theme and stick … read more
Celebrating Valentine's Day

Celebrating Valentine's Day

By Payton Dockery on Feb 8th 2019

If you visit any of the big-box stores or pharmacies, you will quickly notice that  Valentine’s Day décor has arrived! There are plenty of cute things to use as decorations, such as conve … read more
Spring Home School Organization

Spring Home School Organization

By Rebecca R. on Feb 6th 2019

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, the summer sun is on everyone’s mind. This is the time of year to begin the process of purging the home school classroom from the year’s completed wor … read more
Kindness in the Kindergarten Classroom

Kindness in the Kindergarten Classroom

By Amanda B. on Feb 5th 2019

“Mrs. Beery, I need help picking up these blocks,” said one of my students. While this is not a new phrase in my classroom, the response was what touched my heart as seven little classmates said in un … read more
Testing Tips

Testing Tips

By Molly S. on Feb 1st 2019

It’s that time of year again—the dreaded testing season! You know that your students know their stuff, but what will show up on the test? Parents, students, teachers, and administrators know how stres … read more
Kindness in the Classroom 

Kindness in the Classroom 

By Jen B. on Jan 28th 2019

February is a great month to discuss kindness with your students. In the classroom, many students are still learning how to share, use kind words, and keep their hands to themselves. Creating a positi … read more
Help Your Child with Testing

Help Your Child with Testing

Jan 17th 2019

While your children may be the ones actually taking the tests, you are the one who can help them get through testing season. Here are some tips to help your student prepare for the test. Attendance i … read more