Valentine’s Day Paper Wreath

Love is in the air! Here is an easy Valentine’s Day activity for your students to make and display in your classroom to add a festive feel for the holiday. 1) Have students trace two circles on a piece of paper. (Plates and bowls are good for this part.) Cut along the lines to create … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Paper Wreath »

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 »