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This is how you work with those contrary students.

Professional development

Most teachers in the U.S. work with students who have learning disabilities.

Classroom innovation

Use this great poster in your classroom for National Bullying Prevention Month

Beyond the classroom

Every teacher faces these typical stressors throughout the year.

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This is for those students who are dressing like they're still on vacation!

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Know both the opportunities and limits for teacher friendships at school.

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Finish setting up your classroom with these great deals for teachers.

Beyond the classroom

First item on your back-to-school list: establish rapport with your students.

Teaching moments

Here's why guys make great teachers too.

Classroom innovation

This is your indispensable guide to set up your class FAST!

Professional development

Get back into your education frame of mind with these great TED Talks.

Classroom innovation

Start your new organizing system now for a smoother school year.

Teaching moments

This will remind you about the small things that make teaching so much fun.

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These are the reasons you became a teacher in the first place.

Classroom innovation

Summer can be restful, but stressful on the budget.

Beyond the classroom

This is the summer to finally take care of yourself.

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Accomplish a goal within the first month of your summer break.

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Savor every minute with the change of pace starting NOW.

Classroom innovation

Ignite your students’ creativity these last days of school.

Teaching moments

Avoid these common mistakes and finish out the year strong. 

Professional development

Celebrate the difference you make in kids’ lives.

Professional development

Don’t let them hit the “snooze button” during your golden moment of opportunity.

Classroom innovation

This is how you keep your students from consuming pencil fragments during testing time. 

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See how one teacher built a stronger school community, one photo at a time.

Professional development

Here’s how you land that job when opportunity calls.

Teaching moments

Catch on to your students’ own trendy language.

Classroom innovation

Use this free activity to celebrate the day when everyone is Irish.

Beyond the classroom

There's plenty of ways to feed today's frustrations.

Classroom innovation

These quick activities are going to give your students the energy boost they need.

Professional development

Here's how you handle the myths about what people think you do as a teacher.

Classroom innovation

You can actually teach kids empathy throughout all of your curriculum subjects.

Classroom innovation

When used properly, videos in the classroom can be a useful resource for teachers. Check out these tips for how to best utilize this visual medium.

Beyond the classroom

Here's how avoiding perfectionism can help you be a more productive, healthy, and happy teacher.

Teaching moments

Advice from alumni is sometimes the perfect tool for increasing student engagement. Discover how an alumni speaker series can help your students.

Professional development

Discovering our own weaknesses as a teacher is tough. How can colleagues and students show us what we can't see for ourselves?

Classroom innovation

These five classroom activities will help you and your students truly honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement.

Teaching moments

These eight teaching tips provide insights that most new teachers wouldn't get until they'd been in the field for a while. Take a peak behind the curtain.

Teaching moments

Teacher frustration has many outlets, including venting. What are some healthy ways to vent and deal with your frustration?

Classroom innovation

Find out how implementing stretch goals can help your school become more productive and innovative.

Beyond the classroom

Living with a teacher can be overwhelming. Once you accept these truths, you'll be better equipped to share your space with the educator in your life.

Classroom innovation

Using humor in the classroom can make learning fun for both teachers and students! Here's how one teacher raps lessons to keep her class excited.

Classroom innovation

Education in Finland focuses on bringing joy to the classroom, so why not incorporate some of those strategies into your own class?

Professional development

Workplace competition can cause stress and anxiety, or it can inspire teachers to take risks and try new things. How can you make it work for you?

Teaching moments

Holiday breaks are one of the best perks of being a teacher. But enjoying a relaxing break requires planning and productivity before your break begins.

Beyond the classroom

If you develop a solid morning routine before school, you'll be energized to teach for the day.

Classroom innovation

Learning to say no is an important skill some of us need to develop. Here's some teacher advice on the most effective ways to say no.

Teaching moments

Using one of your teacher sick days can be tough. This guide will help you get through the day if you have to be at school and make the most of a sick day.

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These three teachers, who went above and beyond for their students, prove why everyone should be thankful for teachers!

Professional development

What's the best way to avoid tension during crucial conversations? Check out these techniques from a book with the same name.

Teaching moments

Use these tips to wrap things up before the long Thanksgiving weekend.

Beyond the classroom

Kids vaping is a dangerous health issue with long-term impact. Here's how parents and teachers can deal with the e-cigarette epidemic.

Professional development

No one will argue that teaching is easy, but millennial teachers entering the profession face unique challenges.

Classroom innovation

Keep your classroom clean, and your students healthy, by killing germs where they accumulate.

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Creepy stories about haunted schools across the United States.

Teaching moments

Celebrate the spooky season with these simple Halloween lesson plans that incorporate pumpkins and witches into math and writing activities.

Beyond the classroom

Take this fun quiz to find out which of the professors from the Harry Potter series you're most like!

Professional development

Mental health awareness is an important conversation few schools have with their students. Introducing the right resources can make a huge difference.

Beyond the classroom

Halloween at school can sometimes get out of hand—especially if the kindergarteners are visited by a rude gorilla!

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The best advice for teachers regarding gossip is to avoid it. But if you can't, here are some tips!

Teaching moments

Tired of your lesson plan getting derailed by outside distractions? Here are five tricks you can use to get everything back on track.

Beyond the classroom

Find out what one teacher learned when she investigated the use of restorative justice in schools.

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Teacher fitness can be achieved by infusing a little exercise and other healthy habits into your school day.

Professional development

Ready for a school break now even though it's only October? Reanimate your classroom with these tips.

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What happened when dogs began visiting this teacher's classroom window? Read about the power of dogs to build relationships in school.

Classroom innovation

Encouraging students to participate can be tough if they're shy or introverted. These tips can help you get them to speak up and feel comfortable.

Beyond the classroom

If you're going to have a paraeducator in your classroom, you need to learn how to work together. Communicating clearly is an important aspect.

Professional development

Student anxiety is one issue every teacher will face. Here's how to understand the signs and help students cope.

Professional development

Develop the right tone, make clear lesson plans and stay consistent up to the last minute of class. 

Beyond the classroom

Feeling anxious about school? Here are some strategies to help you manage teacher anxiety.

Classroom innovation

If you're looking for stellar material to supplement your curriculum, check out these 10 free resources for teachers.

Classroom innovation

Here are five active listening techniques you can use in your classroom to encourage this important skill.

Classroom innovation

An increase in phenomena-based activities means learning how to properly manage science lab equipment usage. Here are three tips for building a strategy.

Classroom innovation

Too many students can make teaching a challenge. Here are three tips for how to manage an overcrowded classroom.

Teaching moments

When teachers believe they can make a positive difference, student performance improves. Here's how academic optimism can help your students.

Classroom innovation

Follow this four-step strategy to encourage participation from students in your classroom.

Teaching moments

One teacher asked her departing seniors for some advice for high school freshmen. Here are the great insights they offered up!

Professional development

Establish a healthy, respectful teacher-student relationship using this teacher's example.

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Financial planning for teachers is extremely important. Here are some tips to help you master your money.

Teaching moments

Teachers who respect and appreciate their students get respect and appreciation in return. Here's what you need to know about respect in the classroom.

Classroom innovation

How you set up your classroom can make a big difference in your students' success.

Beyond the classroom

It's your first day as a teacher. Just take a deep breath and read these tips from someone who has been there before.

Classroom innovation

Journal writing can be a fun way to get students to connect to lessons. Here's how one teacher has used this activity to inspire her class.

Beyond the classroom

Some argue that homework should become a thing of the past. Others think it's an important tool for learning. So, should students have homework?

Professional development

These four career-change teacher stories shed light on what it's like to become a teacher after working in a different field for years.

Professional development

If you're a first-year special education teacher, here are six tips to ensure that you start the year off right.

Classroom innovation

Education trends will always impact a teacher's classroom. Here's how the trend of flipped learning has transformed one teacher's classroom.

Classroom innovation

Check out these three techniques for incorporating more formative assessments into your curriculum.

Teaching moments

An effective social-emotional learning curriculum helps students see that behavioral changes can lead to success in the classroom.

Classroom innovation

One teacher's curiosity was piqued by Kagan cooperative learning. She set out to learn more about its benefits and challenges, and here's what she found.

Classroom innovation

When it comes to practice vs. planning, which is the more effective way for students to learn? And how does pottery relate? Read on to find out.

Classroom innovation

Modern technology presents a plethora of digital tools for the classroom, and teachers must figure out how to use them.

Classroom innovation

These 10 questions will gauge your tech savviness as a teacher.

Beyond the classroom

A teacher shares what she has learned about education around the world after working with educators from across the globe.

Classroom innovation

Have your students channel Benjamin Franklin with these five engaging Fourth of July activities.

Professional development

There are many specializations and careers in education. Understanding your skills and preferences will help you select the right one.

Professional development

Career coaches for teachers can help educators put their best foot forward in the classroom. Here are three benefits, according to one science teacher.

Beyond the classroom

Which career-boosting summer activities are worth your time? Some veteran teachers share their best experiences.

Beyond the classroom

America's current teacher shortage is influenced by poor job satisfaction and a marked disinterest in the profession. How can schools fix the problem?

Professional development

Wondering how to change careers? Mike Lewis's book <em>When to Jump: When the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want</em> is a step-by-step guide.

Beyond the classroom

With the help of Stephen Marche's "The Unmade Bed," this teacher learned why it's important to combat stereotypes and gender roles in education.

Professional development

Avoid teacher burnout by trying out new things in the classroom and taking on new challenges.

Professional development

Teaching multiple grade levels is a challenge that will keep you on your toes—and make you a better teacher.

Teaching moments

It can be hard to know the best way to stay in touch with students once they've moved beyond our classrooms. Here are five tips to help you stay connected.

Teaching moments

Here are some of the best teaching methods I've utilized this year and how you can implement them in your classroom.

Beyond the classroom

You lost your old job and will be teaching at a new school in the fall. How can you leave gracefully while setting yourself up with a great new job?

Professional development

If you plan on becoming a teacher, you've picked the right time. Technology innovations make for next-level classroom experiences.

Teaching moments

Are your students getting restless toward the end of the school year? Invest some time in year-end activities to get them motivated and energized.

Teaching moments

This is a tough time of the year for high school seniors. College application stress can take over, and here's what you can do to help.

Beyond the classroom

What are the pros and cons of students taking the SAT in 7th grade? Here's what you should know, plus how to support those who decide to take the exam.

Professional development

When interviewing for a job as a teacher, highlighting your past teaching experience, even if there's not much, is key. Here are some tips from a teacher.

Teaching moments

Use these three Earth Day activities to teach your students how to be environmental problem solvers and create positive change.

Professional development

Knowing how to become a teacher includes knowing how to be a good student teacher. Use these tips to have a great student teaching experience.

Beyond the classroom

Check out these tips on how to prepare for a field trip to ensure every adventure is a success.

Beyond the classroom

Use these five tips to make sure you come back rested and ready to educate your class after spring break.

Classroom innovation

From the classroom to your resume to your finances, spring cleaning all aspects of your professional life is simple with these tips.

Professional development

Teachers can create a digital teaching portfolio using different platforms to showcase their work, experience, approach, and skills.

Teaching moments

Are you preparing your students for state standardized testing as best as possible? Here are four tips to help them succeed.

Classroom innovation

Differentiated learning is the key to helping struggling students reach the finish line. Here's what you need to know to put it to work.

Beyond the classroom

It's hard to stay inspired the last few months of teaching, but these inspirational books can renew your spirit and drive to be a truly effective educator.

Classroom innovation

A class video project can be an empowering experience for students that enhances learning in the classroom.

Teaching moments

As a teacher, you hope to avoid being confronted with extreme student behaviors. Your best bet is to develop a plan and stop behaviors before they begin.

Professional development

A happy teacher makes for happy students. Here are five tips from a pro on how to keep your spirits raised during a stressful school year.

Classroom innovation

In the world of education trends, supporting girls in STEM is leading the pack. So what can you do to support your students?

Teaching moments

Black History Month is the perfect time to acknowledge scientists of color who have been underrepresented in science classrooms in the past.

Beyond the classroom

When it comes to struggling students, you should become familiar with your school's academic policies that could offer assistance for classroom success.

Professional development

If you're ready to become a teacher, you're likely applying to teaching programs. Here's everything you need to know about applications.

Professional development

Takes these 7 consistency actions now to reach your goals.

Beyond the classroom

What happens when you combine exercise and the brain? Learn about the science that shows how fitness can improve students' ability to learn.

Classroom innovation

If you evaluated your teaching methods over the holidays and realized you're not where you need to be, you're not alone. Here's how to correct course.

Classroom innovation

If you're looking to make the move toward an environmentally friendly classroom, start with these five simple tips.

Classroom innovation

When you're having trouble controlling your classroom, reining your students back in should be a top priority. Here's how one teacher hit the reset button.

Beyond the classroom

It can be especially difficult for teachers to stay on track with their health goals. Here are some tips to make things easier.

Classroom innovation

Find out how implementing stretch goals can help your school become more productive and innovative.

Beyond the classroom

It's almost time to shower teachers with tokens of appreciation. Here are a few ideas for awesome teacher gifts, like gift cards or thank-you notes.

Professional development

To ensure you don't fall prey to negative teachers' poor attitudes, follow these tips for staying positive.

Classroom innovation

Here's how these teachers break their student's late homework habits.

Classroom innovation

These tips for substitute teachers help maximize those times when students are quietly engaged in work and don't need direct instruction.

Teaching moments

Losing your patience as a teacher shouldn't make you feel guilty999. Here are some tips to help you cope and respond appropriately.

Classroom innovation

To get students engaged in reading, try these five classic books and plays that offer timeless lessons on life, love, and phonies.

Classroom innovation

Rise to popularity just for knowing how to make math fun and easy with these strategies.

Classroom innovation

Use these mindfulness activities and bring your students into a state of calm and focus for the day.

Professional development

Utilize your parent teacher organization troupes these four ways and make life easier for you as you head into the holiday breaks.

Professional development

Start networking with teachers and other educators now before you plan your next job move.

Classroom innovation

Revitalize boring writing assignments with a curriculum based on The Walking Dead TV series.

Professional development

One of the best classroom management techniques that new teachers can use is asking for help from other educators.

Teaching moments

You can celebrate diversity, and engage students in the study of different cultures, with these interactive activities.

Classroom innovation

Don't miss out on these great ed tech offerings!

Professional development

These WGU teachers college graduates use time management techniques to succeed at work despite their chronic illnesses.

Classroom innovation

See how one teacher used a recent earthquake to engage her students despite the natural disaster.

Classroom innovation

These books are great tools for teaching safety lessons in the classroom.

Classroom innovation

Women scientists have been hidden, forgotten, or ignored for too long. Here are seven amazing women to introduce your students to during lessons.

Professional development

When it comes to lesson planning and grade-keeping, is it better to do it by hand or track it online? Read on to find out more.

Classroom innovation

These three tips can help you create a positive classroom culture for your students.

Teaching moments

The first day of kindergarten is an infamously emotional time for parents! Here's a letter from one kindergarten teacher to parents about the first day.

Teaching moments

Strong parent-teacher relationships greatly impact students' success. Here's how to set expectations for a successful school year.

Classroom innovation

Coming back to high school should be fun and interesting. Find out why you need to get your class engaged on the very first day.

Classroom innovation

Are you wondering how to create a curriculum that builds on the standard lesson while giving it your own personal flair? Check out these four tips.

Classroom innovation

These first day of school ideas are a great way to get acquainted with your new kindergarten students.

Classroom innovation

Classroom gamification is a hot trend and a fun way to encourage participation — as long as it's done right.

Beyond the classroom

If you teach at a school that's open all year, here are three summer crafts for kids to keep your students smiling.

Classroom innovation

A technology budget plan requires careful thought, so teachers must be prepared to present a solid case when making requests. Here are some tips.

Beyond the classroom

Here is a high school summer reading list that is "teenager-approved" and can help combat summer brain drain.

Professional development

For teachers, the benefits of tutoring alongside a full-time career are worth considering. Here are five questions to ask yourself before trying it out.

Classroom innovation

It's not easy trying to keep up with the latest trends in education. Here are a few ways you can stay up-to-date with ed tech trends this summer.

Beyond the classroom

The 10-week summer break is the perfect time for teachers to relax, reflect on the past year, and come up with new strategies for the upcoming year.

Beyond the classroom

Challenge your students to athletics and fun games during a spring field day. It's a great way to encourage school spirit.

Classroom innovation

Celebrate your students by awarding them meaningful and entertaining classroom superlatives at an end-of-year ceremony.

Classroom innovation

Here, a couple educators discuss their strategies for making the most of teaching after AP tests.

Classroom innovation

Studying for finals doesn't have to be stressful. Use some of these teacher-approved online tools to get your class ready for their tests.

Classroom innovation

Take your teaching outside with these great tips for managing your students in a new, more distracting, location.

Beyond the classroom

These seven heartwarming videos of teacher surprises will surely brighten your day.

Teaching moments

Learn about a great resource for teachers, parents, and students to understand the important relationship between teenagers and sleep.

Teaching moments

You can help your students with SAT and ACT test prep by pointing them to good, free resources and building their test-taking confidence.

Beyond the classroom

Try these tips to strengthen your parent-teacher conflict management skills.

Beyond the classroom

Be ready to handle any prom season situation, whether it occurs in or out of your classroom, by following these tips.

Teaching moments

Chad Boender's inspiration to be a teacher stems from his love of, and passion for, teaching today's youth to be lifelong learners.

Classroom innovation

These free, printable punch pass cards make it easy for teachers to track hall pass usage, homework, attendance, or anything else they choose!

Classroom innovation

It can be tricky to teach your students how to effectively conduct online research. Here are three Internet research tips to make every search a success.

Classroom innovation

How well do your students communicate in class? Try using the Think-Pair-Share strategy to engage students in effective discussions.

Teaching moments

Classroom videos are a great way to keep students engaged. Here are five great ones to check out, plus some advice on how to use them to your benefit.

Professional development

Making the transition from elementary to middle school classes can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to help your students adjust.

Classroom innovation

Using STEM teaching tools in your classroom can benefit your students. Here are a few ideas on how to get your class interested in this growing field.

Professional development

Teaching after recess or lunch is tough. Here are some tips from a teacher on how to use meditation to make it easier.

Teaching moments

It's imperative to maintain a substitute teacher preparation guide for days you miss school. Here's how to compile one.

Classroom innovation

Here are some top ed tech trends for 2017 and what they can mean for your classroom.

Professional development

Think you might be ready to teach advanced classes? Here are four tips from a teacher to help you be successful.

Beyond the classroom

Even if your school doesn't have a solid school social media policy, here are three guidelines to follow to maintain your privacy outside the classroom.

Professional development

School IT has its challenges. Be prepared to meet them with these tips from three savvy teachers who use technology in their classrooms.

Teaching moments

Teaching diversity is essential in today's world. Here are four activities to help you celebrate diversity during Black History Month.

Teaching moments

Learn some fun facts about the interesting characters who have served as president.

Professional development

If you're wondering how to become a special education teacher, here's what one successful educator had to say about having the right passion and attitude.

Professional development

Teaching at a private school has advantages and disadvantages. Here's what one teacher had to say after making the switch.

Professional development

Having a veteran teacher as your mentor is invaluable. Here's what one teacher learned, plus some tips on forming and benefiting from this relationship.

Classroom innovation

A simple reward system in the classroom can keep students engaged if it's used in the right way. Here's how it has worked for one teacher and her peers.

Professional development

Changing careers as a teacher can mean going from high school to middle school, and the transition can be difficult. Here's what one teacher learned.

Professional development

Mentors for teachers are important and necessary, and while most teacher-mentors are usually other teachers, administrators are also a great resource.

Classroom innovation

Celebrating student birthdays is supposed to be fun. And with clear guidelines as to how, when, and what, everyone will feel equally loved.

Beyond the classroom

Teaching is hard, but there are some ways you can make it easier on yourself.

Classroom innovation

Engaging students during the long, dark winter months can be particularly challenging for teachers. Here are two concrete strategies to keep them awake.

Professional development

It's easy to connect with some students, but parents can be a different story. Here's how to foster positive parent-teacher communication during the year.

Classroom innovation

Working diligently with gifted and talented students in the regular classroom can be challenging, but it's well worth the results.

Professional development

I'd been teaching middle school for more than ten years when I started to wonder if I should explore how to become a school administrator.

Professional development

With education Twitter chats, teachers can gain and give expert advice, discover innovative classroom practices, and collaborate with peers.

Classroom innovation

Here are some ways to use technology in classrooms to make learning fun for your students‰ÛÓand engaging for you as an educator.

Teaching moments

A parent-teacher meeting doesn't need to be stressful. These eight powerful tips will help you make sure yours are meaningful and effective.

Beyond the classroom

Office hours have allowed me to build meaningful relationships with my students, and it has helped me in ways unexpected.

Teaching moments

I learned very early the phrases to avoid with students, and I understood even at a young age that teacher comments could be devastating or empowering.

Teaching moments

Public speaking causes anxiety in the classroom. Here are some presentation tips for students which can ease them into this important skill.