Being a first year teacher is exciting, overwhelming, and everything else you can think of. Here are 10 tips new teachers can use! These can even be for the student teacher who wants to get a head start. Before you apply places, figure out your priorities of where you want to teach. The worst thing you could do to yourself is apply somewhere without knowing anything about the school. Decide ... Read More about 10 Tips New Teachers Can Use
I grew up with neat freak parents who insisted on daily chores, and hard core cleaning on the weekends. As a kid all of these chores pretty much seemed like the end of the world. However, as I got older I realized that that genetic trait has been passed down to me. Being organized has always been beneficial to me when it comes to school and work. My classroom quickly became "the organized one". ... Read More about Organization in the Classroom
Anyone who is teaching, has taught, or even knows a teacher knows that throughout history there has been a multitude of fads that had teachers reaching for the aspirin. Toys making their way into classrooms is not a new thing. I mean who could forget: Pogs: trade them, smack them…and that’s about it. Why these things were so popular, I’ll never know. Slap bracelets: Ok, so these ... Read More about Fidget Spinners: Ninja Star Weapon Or Useful Tool?
Disclosure: Links to items mentioned in this post are Amazon affiliate links, meaning if you make a purchase on Amazon after clicking on a link/photo, I get a reimbursement. December, that magical time of year. When twinkling lights adorn the neighborhood houses. When the joy of giving is spread around and there is that magical feeling is in the air. It is also that time of the year ... Read More about How to Survive the Winter Holidays as a Teacher
Disclosure: Links to the books mentioned in this post are Amazon affiliate links, meaning if you make a purchase on Amazon after clicking on a link/photo, I get a reimbursement. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. It is that time of yearn that is filled with leaves, costumes, food, cooler weather. It is also when everything becomes pumpkin spice latte flavored. ... Read More about 20 Books for Fall