As you’re planning for Halloween activities in your classroom, you’re sure to find a gazillion great ideas! Included in this post is a list of 30 favorite lesson plans, crafts, STEM activities, literacy activities, and more! You and your students are sure to have a terror-ific time! 30 Halloween Activities for the Classroom Don’t waste […]
Fall is a bustling time in our classrooms. The excitement of a new school year is still going strong and our students are eager to learn. Apples and pumpkins, leaves and the changing seasons all provide wonderful themes for learning activities. Look no further! Here are 30 of the best fall activities for the classroom! […]
We often need resources and ideas for those students in our classrooms who haven’t yet learned certain social and emotional skills. Students especially need help with self-regulating their emotions and managing their behavior. As teachers, we can step in and give them the tools and resources necessary for social and emotional success and development.
Social emotional learning is a key component in teaching young children. You’ll likely find that a good part of your day is spent educating your classroom students about how to recognize, manage and express healthy emotions and feelings. Below are engaging ways to teach children about emotions in the classroom. Teach Children about Emotions in […]
Having community building activities for the first week of school is a great way to bring the students in your classroom together and involve everyone. Make your new class of students feel welcome and empowered by trying some of these ideas!
At the start of every school year, It’s a good idea to have some lessons and activities that make the first few weeks back extra special. As the kids are adjusting, getting acquainted, and learning the new demands of a new grade, it’s nice to offer them fun and memorable opportunities to connect. Check out […]
By the end of the year school year, our classrooms are always a mess, right? We had stacks of paper, broken crayons, pencils with missing erasers, and bins and files were everywhere. So let’s ban together this year and start the year off with an organized classroom! Here are some back-to-school classroom organization hacks that […]
Are you gearing up for the first days and weeks back to school? These 30 fun and inspiring activities and ideas will make your start to the school year memorable. Sit down, grab a pencil and your planner, and use these creative ideas as a starting point as you begin to map out your return […]
Are you ready for the first day back to school? The students’ smiling faces after a summer of fun, and their anticipation about their new classroom, friends and of course, their new teacher, is always an exciting time. Here is a list of 20+ back to school teacher must-haves! Supplies and Resources You’ll Need for […]
Children’s belief systems fuel their performance and academic success within the classroom. They will accept what they’ve been taught about their own abilities and potential, and we as teachers have the power within our classrooms to feed and encourage a growth mindset. The power of students’ beliefs about themselves affects them profoundly. Growth mindset is […]