Archive for the ‘Teachers Pay Teachers’ Category

Mother’s Day Digital Magazine!

Mother’s day is right around the corner! Give your students a fun way to celebrate the person that takes care of them. Whether she is a Mom, Grandma, Aunt or StepMom it is time to give her something special. This resource is both a printable paper (5 page) magazine and NOW an online digital Google…

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

These past eight weeks have been unreal. The world of education has been turned upside-down. And now Teacher’s Appreciation Week is here! It is time to reflect WHY you became a teacher and WHY you stay one (even through all the stress of “distance learning”). Not seeing an end to this anytime soon is stressful…

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Teacher Tired is a Real Thing

Welcome to a new school year! This is always my favorite time of year! I love to generate new ideas and set up my classroom for a new group of students. With each new school year, I get more organized and can focus on different parts of my classroom. This year, I will be opening…

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FlipGrid Fever

Starting with FlipGrid I had first heard about the program FlipGrid from a few different colleagues in my county and then saw teachers posting about it on Twitter during EdcampMD. Then while planning an EdCamp for my local teachers union and I had asked FlipGrid for a couple licenses for giveaways (having no idea what…

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Valentine’s Day non-food Gift Tags Bundle

My school doesn’t celebrate by having a Valentine’s Day party, however, we do allow the students to pass out Valentine’s Day cards and non-food items. We do not allow food items because of allergies the students might have. I went to my local Dollar Tree (which I am obsessed with!) and snagged all of the…

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Classroom Job Necklaces

Building student agency in your classroom is extremely important to build independent learners and give back some of the responsibility to the class. Using classroom jobs is one way to allow for you to work independently with a small groups while the class still functions and completes their work. I created these job necklaces to…

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Book Barbecue and Text Tasting

Want to get your students excited about reading? Need a fun and creative way to get them to “try” different books. The kind of books that they would never pick up on their own, something out of their comfort zone or genre? Host a classroom Book BBQ! In the beginning of the school year, I…

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TenMarks Tracking Sheet

Are you using a Blended Learning model in your classroom? Have you ever tried TenMarks as a personalized math tool? If so, check out this TenMarks Tracking chart resource I created to help guide my students independent work time. I needed a way to help my students make goals and track their progress during their…

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Flexible Seating Pencil Box name tags

This year I started full blown Flexible Seating… and I love it!! As I started I knew I would need to adjust and create things to help my students. The first thing I needed to make was a parent letter and student contract.   I also needed to create a way for my students to…

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V.I.P. Boxes

Need a FUN way to celebrate your students after a job well done? Try making V.I.P. boxes for the students to use. I got a couple small bins and filled them with ‘fun’ school supplies that the students don’t normally have like smelly markers, small colored staplers, stickers, colored post-it notes, crazy pens, highlighters, and…

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Readie 500 – Reading Challenge

Read Across America Month is almost here! Need a way to get your students excited about reading each day at school or at night for homework? Check out these Readie 500 racetrack charts to help students get motivated to read a little extra everyday. I use them in my classroom to help get the students excited…

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#TeachersBeLike Hashtags for Instagram Teachers

It’s finally here! I have put together the 2017 list of hashtags to use if you are a teacher that uses Instagram already or maybe someone that wants to start today! Enjoy! If you know of another popular # hashtag on IG, please comment below and I would be happy to add it!   #teachersfollowteachers…

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Potato Head Class Reward Program

Need a way to celebrate your students good behavior while they are at their specials (P.E., Art, Media, Library, Computer Lab and Music) each day. My school has a point system in place 1-10 for good behavior; I use this, however if you just ask the specials teacher for a behavior report after each special,…

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