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Creating an environmentally friendly classroom

It won't take much effort or time to take these simple steps towards creating a green classroom. 

Classroom innovation

Environmentally Friendly Classroom: 5 Simple Tips for Going Green

Taking a hard look at paper consumption is an obvious place to begin.

Teacher hiding behind desk

Step out as a confident substitute teacher with these three strategies. 

Classroom innovation

3 Tips for Substitute Teachers on How to Earn Respect

Gain control of any classroom — even as a substitute.

Kids and teacher on a fieldtrip

Be a master field trip planner by using some of these teacher's experiences. 

Beyond the classroom

How to Plan a Field Trip: One Teacher's Memorable Excursions

Be a master fieldtrip planner with these fieldtrip examples.  

Classroom management today

Change the tone of your classroom today with these macro classroom management strategies. 

Professional development

Effective Classroom Management Strategies to Achieve Your Daily Goals

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

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Beyond the classroom

15+ Ways to Learn and Help in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Links to a collection of news stories, activities, tools, and charities to help schools impacted by Harvey. 

Teacher Writing in Grade Book
Professional development

Online or Pen and Paper: Choosing Your Best Option for Lesson Planning and Grades

Technology has changed the way we do everything, including lesson planning.   

Back to School
Beyond the classroom

How to Nail the First Week of School: Tips for a New Teacher

Getting the first week right can set the tone for the rest of the year.

Brainstorming individualized curriculum
Classroom innovation

How to Create a Curriculum That's Unique to You

Here are a few guidelines on how to make a curriculum your own.

A checklist for busy teachers to help get ready for the school year
Classroom innovation

A Back-to-School Checklist for Busy Teachers

Use this easy-to-follow back-to-school to prepare for the new school year. 

Clutter-Free Classroom
Classroom innovation

How to Get a Clutter-Free Classroom the KonMari Way

Even if you're lazy or messy, you'll be keeping things tidy in no time with this method.

   
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