Category: Seasons & Holidays

10 Phenomenal Winter Books for Upper Elementary

Winter is here and I know most teachers are looking for fun, educational and engaging stories to read in the classroom. If you’re like me, you like to keep things themed throughout most of the year. I’ve created a list of 10 winter books for upper elementary students to get

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6 back to school read alouds perfect for upper elementary

Forming relationships with your students at the beginning of a school year takes time and effort. It’s important that your students learn to trust you before anything else. One way to gain your student’s trust is to form relationships with them through back to school read alouds. Even though reading

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meet the teacher stations for back to school night

Stress-Free Meet the Teacher Night Stations

The first weeks back at school are so busy! Back to School night can be hectic, so try setting up stations for a stress-free meet the teacher night. Although I’m calling them “stations,” they are really just invitations to students and parents to engage in some meaningful activities and conversations

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5th grade books for back to school

Must-Have Back to School Books for 5th Grade

At the beginning of the school year, the literature you select can help set the tone for a safe and respectful classroom culture and can instill a challenging academic climate. If you want to help your students learn to love reading while also providing resources for their personal and academic

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Back to School tips for teachers to help start your year off right and keep your work-life balance in check during the busy back to school season.

Back to School Survival Tips for Teachers

It’s back to school time! Teaching is a passion, and even though I love summer break, I am always excited to get back into the classroom in the fall. It can be really easy, however, to let your job take over your life outside of school as well. These 5

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