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Teachers' Picks: Back-to-School Wish List

The ultimate back-to-school shopping list for teachers.

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

Lakeshore Carry-All Teacher’s Caddy $19.99.
“I found a million things I could use this bag for. It’s made of a durable fabric and is a great size!”
Leann Parrish, kindergarten teacher, Cayuga, IN

Westcott Axis iPoint Evolution Electric Pencil Sharpener $74.95.
“Without a doubt the best pencil sharpener I have ever used. Two words to describe it are quick and quiet.”
Laura Santos, third-grade teacher, San Jose, CA

VZ-1 HD Document Camera $139.
“My students thought it was pretty cool that the camera was able to bend at several points and zoom in.”
Laura Lai, fifth-grade teacher, New York City

Crayola Visi-Max Dry-Erase Markers $4.99/4-pack. Available June 2014.
“The markers are superbright on dry-erase boards. I loved the colors and how the tip can be used as both a broad tip and a thin one.”
Lyssa Sahadevan, first-grade teacher, Marietta, GA

Scotch Thermal Laminator (TL906) $79.99.
“Laminate materials for learning centers, or letter-size signs or posters for the classroom—just about anything that you want to remain durable. It’s very easy to use right out of the box.”
RhoLynda Hamm, first-grade teacher, Loveville, MD

The Healthy Classroom Station Available July 2014.
Price TBD.
“Perfect for a guided reading table. Students don’t have to leave the table to grab tissues or hand sanitizer.”
RhoLynda Hamm, first-grade teacher, Loveville, MD

 

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