4 days. Not that I'm counting. Are you counting it down? It is getting SO close! Whether you have 3, 6, or 8 days left before Christmas Break, we have resources to make you sing! If you missed the daily freebies from our 12 Days of Christmas, no need to shout "Bah humbug!". We have all the links for ... Read More about 12 Days of Christmas Freebies!
December is here. It's the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most trying time of the year for teachers. Between the projects, parties, programs, and general holiday excitement, students are... shall we say... slightly distracted from the learning. Here are some tips for staying ... Read More about Surviving December in the Classroom
As a teacher, I am always on the lookout for cool new tools to make my classroom run more smoothly. I've found that some of the best tools come, not from a teacher store, but from your local home improvement store. Here are three of my favorites this year: 1. Mechanic's Stool This year, I ... Read More about 3 Must-Try Teacher Hacks from Home Improvement Stores
If you've ever had trouble using an editable resource on TeachersPayTeachers, this post is for you! Editing an editable PDF file is very simple once you know what to do. I have a video tutorial to walk you right through it!I get asked questions all the time about how to edit the editable PDF files ... Read More about Editing a PDF on your Mac
It's almost hard to believe, but summer is coming to a close, and it's time to start thinking about back to school. Every year, I make subtle (or sometimes huge) changes, but there are a few things I can't imagine heading back to school without. Some of them are loved by students, some by parents, ... Read More about I wouldn’t go back to school without…
I have a teacher confession to make: I've never made my own curriculum map before this year. (Gasp! I know!) I've always either worked at a school that provided one for us or on a team that didn't think it was necessary. My experience making a curriculum map this year has convinced me that it is one ... Read More about Power Up Your Teaching by Creating a Curriculum Map
Paperwork is so last year... This year, put Google Forms to work for you! Say goodbye to stacks of illegible, half-filled out, questionably stained papers, and make the switch to digital forms instead. You won't regret it! Today, I have some practical ideas for where you can replace your ... Read More about Put Google Forms to Work in Your Classroom
Hi everyone! I am teaming up with some awesome teacher blogger friends and we are bringing you some Super Summer, Savings for the first four days of July! I'll have some of my best sellers and resources you need for Back to School next fall on sale at lower prices than ever! You can search ... Read More about 4 Days of Summer Savings with #partyintheusatpt!
Technology in the classroom is constantly evolving. There's always a new tech tool out there to explore in your classroom. One of my favorite finds this year is an incredibly fun site forreviewing content with your students... Kahoot! I first learned about Kahootlast year, when my friend Juliet ... Read More about ‘Must Try’ Classroom Tech Tools: Kahoot!
May has arrived, and if you teach in the South like me, you're in the home stretch! School will be out before we know it, so today, I wanted to share some ways that I like to celebrate the end of the year with my class. 1. VIP of the Day About a month before school is out, I start choosing a VIP ... Read More about 5 Fun Ways to Wrap Up the School Year