Starting Fresh in the Classroom for the New Year

Did you know that January 17th is the day people are most likely to drop their New Year’s resolutions? It’s even been dubbed Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day. As we head towards the end of January, you may be feeling like you’re ready to give up your resolutions, or are already overwhelmed by what the … Continue reading Starting Fresh in the Classroom for the New Year »

Teacher Tips for Getting Your School Year off to a Great Start

Are you a new teacher? A veteran? Somewhere in between? No matter how long you’ve been teaching, you probably approach the new school year with a mix of excitement and trepidation. Some of you warriors may have already started your 2018-2019 school year, some of you may not start until after Labor Day. To help … Continue reading Teacher Tips for Getting Your School Year off to a Great Start »

Bullying Awareness and Prevention

  The National Center for Educational Statistics (2016) released a report based on the results of the 2015 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey. In it, they report that 20.8% of students between the ages of 12 and 18 have experienced bullied. The most likely location of the bullying is in a … Continue reading Bullying Awareness and Prevention »

STEM Leprechaun Trap Activity

Looking for a fun but educational activity to do with your students for St. Patrick’s Day?  We’ve put together a STEM focused lesson where students will figure out how to catch their own leprechaun! Leprechauns are smart and very tricky, too.  Do your students want to catch one?  If so, they will need to make … Continue reading STEM Leprechaun Trap Activity »