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[Classroom Management] 4 Considerations to Find the Best Seating Arrangement

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Scott Sterling

The beginning of the school year is ripe with possibilities, including how you arrange your classroom. And, just as teaching has evolved significantly over the past few years, so too have strategies for desk arrangements. Here’s four things to take into consideration to find the perfect classroom setup for you.

Back-to-School Teacher Toolkit: Free Classroom Resources to Help Get to Know Your New Students!

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McKenna Wierman

As you gear up for the new school year, check out EducationCity’s FREE Back-to-School Toolkit, which includes lots of exciting resources to help you get to know your new class and the EducationCity gang!

Implementing New Technology in the Elementary Classroom

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McKenna Wierman

With a bit of preparation, a little patience, and some power strips, you can help your students get comfortable with using devices and online programs in your elementary classroom.

[Teacher Tips] How to Find the Best Back-to-School Deals

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Scott Sterling

Knowing where to find the best deals is key to setting you and your students up for a successful school year. Here’s a few of our favorite tips to maximize back-to-school budgets!

9 Tips for Successful Parent-Teacher Communication

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McKenna Wierman

You know communication between teachers and parents is vital, but how do you actually make time for regular interactions to build those critical relationships? Here are nine tips to help you establish successful lines of communication.

Elementary Classroom Design: 17 Organizational Hacks Under $17

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Chloe Roberts

We’ve combed Pinterest and the blogospheres for 17 of the best ideas to make your classroom more manageable for the upcoming school year. Best of all, each one comes in at a cost of under $17!

7 Essential Elements Every Elementary Classroom Needs

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McKenna Wierman

Before you head back to school to unpack your boxes and gear up for the new school year, consider these seven key elements that every dynamic 21st century elementary classroom needs to have to be successful.

[Blended Learning] How to Start Station Rotation Without 1:1 Devices

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Regina Waddell

You can implement a station rotation model in your classroom with just a few Internet-connected devices, even if no one else in your building is using a blended learning approach. Ready to get started? Follow these steps to plan your first lesson.

Teacher Deals, Classroom Makeovers, Building Community, and More: The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Back-to-School Planning

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Sarah Cornelius

We know all of you educators are putting plenty of thought into what you’ll do to get the new school year off to a great start. To help, we’ve rounded up some of our best resources on classroom organization, classroom management, and teacher deals!

6 Steps to Relaunch Yourself as a Teacher

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Regina Waddell

There's a reason they call teaching a practice! Follow this easy framework to improve a specific part of your teaching practice and make the next year in the classroom your best yet.

Flip Your Classroom in 6 Simple Steps

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Regina Waddell

Flipping your classroom is a great strategy to help personalize learning and provide more one-on-one time for your students. And, it doesn’t have to be time consuming or complicated! Follow these six easy steps, and you’ll be up and running in no time.

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