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The resources to thrive—and the laughs to survive—as an educator.
Catch on to your students’ own trendy language.
This quick activity will add a spark to your Presidents Day unit.
Black History Month is the perfect time to acknowledge scientists of color who have been underrepresented in science classrooms in the past.
Advice from alumni is sometimes the perfect tool for increasing student engagement. Discover how an alumni speaker series can help your students.
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.
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.
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.
Never underestimate how your suggestions will impact your students.
Establish strong ground rules for debates in your classroom.
A problem student can make you feel irritated, crazy, or even guilty. Here are some strategies to help you cope and stay sane.
Check out these three tips for regaining classroom control when students are getting out of hand.
A teacher's job is to create a learning environment where all students feel safe. Here's how you can make LGBTQ students feel welcome in your classroom.
When teachers believe they can make a positive difference, student performance improves. Here's how academic optimism can help your students.
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.
There's no bigger classroom distraction than a student using a phone. Teachers need practical strategies for dealing with cell phones in school.
An effective social-emotional learning curriculum helps students see that behavioral changes can lead to success in the classroom.
Here, three first-year teachers reflect back on their first year in the classroom.
Here are some of the best teaching methods I've utilized this year and how you can implement them in your classroom.
What makes a teacher memorable hasn't changed over the years. Kids remember teachers who are kind, funny, smart, and care about kids.
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.
Use these three Earth Day activities to teach your students how to be environmental problem solvers and create positive change.
Are you preparing your students for state standardized testing as best as possible? Here are four tips to help them succeed.
Losing your patience as a teacher shouldn't make you feel guilty999. Here are some tips to help you cope and respond appropriately.
Some fun Thanksgiving facts to get your students into the holiday spirit.
To stop bullying, teachers need to empower students to govern themselves and foster a sense of community in the classroom. Here are three tips.
Educational videos can increase student motivation in the classroom
Strong parent-teacher relationships greatly impact students' success. Here's how to set expectations for a successful school year.
The question of fidget spinners in class boils down to whether they actually help students. Here's what teachers and research say about this trendy device.
You can help your students with SAT and ACT test prep by pointing them to good, free resources and building their test-taking confidence.
April Fools' Day jokes in the classroom can relieve stress and help create long-lasting memories in the classroom. Here are some fun ideas to inspire you.
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.
Teaching diversity is essential in today's world. Here are four activities to help you celebrate diversity during Black History Month.
Learn some fun facts about the interesting characters who have served as president.
A parent-teacher meeting doesn't need to be stressful. These eight powerful tips will help you make sure yours are meaningful and effective.
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.