There are a lot of kids and only one of you. When you need your students quiet, focused and ready to learn, you better have a plan to get there. And it doesn’t hurt to bring your sense of humor. We asked our Facebook community and Reddit to share their favorite attention grabbers. These are our 27 favorites.
Forget iPads and hand sanitizer. As back-to-school shopping starts up, these are the school supplies we remember fondly.
No question, teaching is one of the toughest and most satisfying gigs around. We’ve gathered 27 of our favorite quotes on the high-wire act that is being a teacher. Save them for that day when it’s raining papers to grade and IEP forms and you need a little inspiration.
What would happen if Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, were a teacher? By Nicole Leigh Shaw
Looking to refresh your classroom for back to school? Take your pick from 31 flavors of bulletin board.
Recently, we asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite children’s bookstores across the United States. And boy, did they deliver—with stories about helpful booksellers, teacher discounts and cuddly bookstore cats. This list makes us want to plan a road trip—how about you?
Let’s be honest, if you’re a teacher on summer break, you don’t really need a reminder that you’re on summer break. But just in case you’re hit with a sudden case of amnesia, here are 26 reminders of why your lesson book is getting dusty. By Hannah Hudson
Here’s the secret you should know. Your kid’s teachers are on your side. They want the best for your child and for your whole family. But every once in a while, parents drive teachers a little bit crazy. Here are 21 reasons why.
It’s National Poetry Month, which has us thinking about all things poetry. And naturally, when you start thinking about poetry, you start thinking about Edgar Allan Poe. And, when you start thinking about Poe, you can’t help but wonder what happened when Poe used his poetic talents in the classroom.
By Nicole Leigh Shaw and Erin MacPherson.
From Great Expectations to The Sound and the Fury, it’s a long day. By Hannah Hudson
11 essay mistakes that ought to be outlawed
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When you’re a kid, school is more than a place of learning. It is the primary place besides home where your life—with all its ups and downs—happens.
By Dana Truby
Classroom parents are usually a godsend to busy teachers. Meet the exception.
By Dana Truby
The teachers we heard from have witnessed the bite marks on the shredded remains of homework eaten by dogs, cats, toddlers, pot-bellied pigs and even llamas. But some homework excuses just don’t cut it. Here are 13 of the most atrocious excuses from students and parents as reported by the teachers on the WeAreTeachers facebook page:
As Thanksgiving approaches, we’re thankful for our families and our many blessings. But as teachers, there are a few extra things for which we are thankful. So here’s a list!