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Beyond the classroom
Use these fast, easy and affordable travel ideas before the summer melts away.
Make your health a top priority now.
Accomplish a goal within the first month of your summer break.
Help your ELL students retain what they learned this year.
Set yourself up for great summer starting right now.
It’s that time of year when pressure can come at you from all directions.
See how one teacher built a stronger school community, one photo at a time.
Get ready for a real break during the school recess.
Teaching can be tiring in the most challenging and rewarding ways.
Here's how avoiding perfectionism can help you be a more productive, healthy, and happy teacher.
There is no set curriculum for how to teach happiness, but with no shortage of student stress—the need is undeniable.
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.
If you develop a solid morning routine before school, you'll be energized to teach for the day.
Kids vaping is a dangerous health issue with long-term impact. Here's how parents and teachers can deal with the e-cigarette epidemic.
Creepy stories about haunted schools across the United States.
Halloween at school can sometimes get out of hand—especially if the kindergarteners are visited by a rude gorilla!
Here are five ways to reframe negative thoughts as a teacher in order to stay happy and healthy.
Teacher fitness can be achieved by infusing a little exercise and other healthy habits into your school day.
What happened when dogs began visiting this teacher's classroom window? Read about the power of dogs to build relationships in school.
Feeling anxious about school? Here are some strategies to help you manage teacher anxiety.
Listening to parents articulate the student skills they want their children to have can be very valuable for teachers. Here are five skills I focus on.
If you're a new teacher, these tips will help you master the first week of school.
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?
The summer is full of reflection and planning for the year to come. Great curriculum organizers can make this process easier. Here are four to check out.
There are plenty of summer jobs for teachers if you know where to find them. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Summer travel for teachers isn't always cheap. But you deserve to explore, so check out these tips for scoring discounts as you vacation.
There are plenty of reasons to love teaching. Now is the perfect time to reflect on what makes the profession great.
America's current teacher shortage is influenced by poor job satisfaction and a marked disinterest in the profession. How can schools fix the problem?
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.
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.
It can be stressful dealing with difficult parents as a teacher. But there are plenty of methods you can use to ease the tension and find a solution.
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.
When it comes to struggling students, you should become familiar with your school's academic policies that could offer assistance for classroom success.
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.
Share the value of community service projects with your students by introducing these ideas and concepts into your classroom.
Dealing with conflicts in school between teachers is part of a principal's job. Here's one administrator's experience and what she's learned.
Teachers can help enforce the student dress code, and other classroom rules, in a way that's fair and equitable.
If you teach at a school that's open all year, here are three summer crafts for kids to keep your students smiling.
Here is a high school summer reading list that is "teenager-approved" and can help combat summer brain drain.
Challenge your students to athletics and fun games during a spring field day. It's a great way to encourage school spirit.
To help her students embrace the meaning of Memorial Day, one teacher sought an activity that blended community and history.
Teacher movies can be enlightening and inspirational. Here are a few tips I learned from fictional teachers and their storied lessons.
Try these tips to strengthen your parent-teacher conflict management skills.
Here are three tips to guide you on how to build a better relationship with your school's principal.
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.
Teaching is hard, but there are some ways you can make it easier on yourself.
Eleven years ago, a local reporter asked me if I needed funding for extracurricular activities at my school. Here's what happened one phone call later.