Category: Seasons & Holidays

Surviving December in the Classroom

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

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I wouldn’t go back to school without…

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

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Power Up Your Teaching by Creating a Curriculum Map

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

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Put Google Forms to Work in Your Classroom

  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

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4 Days of Summer Savings with #partyintheusatpt!

  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

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5 Fun Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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

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