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Lesson Planning for Distance Learning

How can you teach your students when they can’t physically be in your classroom?

Meet the Teacher #2: Hannah, 2nd Grade Teacher

Meet the Teacher! Meet Hannah, a motorcycle-riding, painting and crocheting 2nd grade teacher who loves pasta and anime! Hannah lived in Hawaii during college, but now teaches in Idaho in a school that was built almost 100 years ago and has no air conditioning. Hannah’s journey to the classroom is…

Back to School: The Good, The Bad, + The Ugly

Listen up. Back to school season has always been a favorite of teachers all over the world, but we’d be lying to ourselves if we didn’t acknowledge the challenges that also come along with this exhilarating, exhausting time. The first two weeks of school is the hardest part of a…

Meet the Teacher: Alyssa [Kindergarten + ESL Teacher]

Alyssa has been teaching Kindergarten for 5 years in a small town in Virginia. When she’s not teaching, she loves all things Joanna Gaines [Fixer Upper, anyone?!] and watching episodes of Parks and Recreation. Alyssa considers herself the Leslie Knope of teaching, which is only the first of MANY reasons I wish I could be in her class.

Google Keep Headers to Organize Your Teacher Life

What is Google Keep + how can teachers benefit? Google Keep is a note-taking service created by Google to keep you organized. If you are the kind of person who functions off of 57 to-do lists every day, and they are all in various places of your life (home, classroom,…

5 Time-Saving Tips for Teachers

Time-saving is one of the most crucial things teachers should be taught before they enter a classroom. Time is one of the most scarce resources for teachers. Your time at school is valuable. You have very little time to yourself when you are not physically teaching, and it is crucial you…

The #1 February Book For Your Classroom

I know we are talking about February books and Valentine’s Day books, but generally speaking, reading books in the elementary classroom is one of the best things about being a teacher. I’ve always been a sucker for seasonal books, because there is something about time-specific reads that really helps us…