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You probably know a teacher (or many) who deserves a ticker-tape parade -- including you! Here are some great children's books that give a literary high-five to the teachers in your life during Teacher Appreciation Week or anytime.
The “Exploding Soap Experiment” combats spring fever with plenty of math and science, while your students beg for more sudsy, explosive fun.
Here is an easy game plan for making photoworthy Mother’s Day gifts with your students -- without breaking the bank or breaking out those squiggly scissors.
You may not have time for an Earth Day extravaganza, but you can still bring environmental awareness into your classroom with these fabulous middle grade books.
With these ideas, YouTube helps build critical thinking beyond the “Knowledge” and “Comprehension” levels of Bloom’s taxonomy.
With over 70 hours of video uploaded onto YouTube every minute, chances are that you can find a video to match your lesson with a single search. Here are some classroom-tested tips to put this free resource to work in your classroom.
Here are some strategies to make test prep as effective and painless as possible.
A balance of public and private celebrations allow students to reflect on their personal learning process and share their growth.
How do I survive a schedule of jam-packed parent-teacher conferences? Plenty of sugar, caffeine, lip balm, and advance planning. Here are some of my hard-earned tips, including a great new way to schedule conferences online.
With this ready-made writing and art project, students write persuasive letters to put their favorite biography subjects onto postage stamps.