Ever had a morning like this? You are one tired teacher, so you slept through your alarm. You forgot to switch the load of laundry with all your "good clothes" from the washer to the dryer last night. Then you realize you left your teacher ... Read More about Healthy Lunch Ideas for Teachers
Sometimes it’s a wonder we teachers accomplish all we do in a typical day. Especially kindergarten teachers. They are responsible for teaching the whole gamut of foundational academics (and social skills) to little people with very short ... Read More about Using Parent Volunteers in Your Classroom
As the end of the school year approaches, it’s easy to get caught up in the crazy to-do lists of all the tasks that need to be accomplished. While there’s no doubt that the logistical details are important, equally important is the need to ... Read More about 6 Ways to Savor the End of the School Year
The ideal situation for teachers at the end of the school year is to be able to get organized, lock up their room and head out for summer break. Unfortunately, many teachers don't have that option. So you may find yourself packing up your ... Read More about Packing Your Classroom…Like a Boss!
Dear Teachers, As the end of the school year approaches I know many of you are feeling weary. Even though spring break may have provided a brief respite, there is so much to be done between now and summer. If only there were magical tricks ... Read More about Pep Talk for Tired Teachers
Having classroom management without yelling may seem like no easy task. In reality, some days kids push buttons and our emotions just get the best of us. After all, we’re only human (contrary to popular belief)! But yelling at ... Read More about Classroom Management without Yelling