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DIY Projects You Have to Try If You Teach Elementary School

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McKenna Wierman

What teacher doesn’t love scrolling through Pinterest for awesome lesson ideas, classroom decoration inspiration, organizational tips, and everything in between?

Lesson Planning, Grading Systems, and More: Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Revamp Your Classroom Processes

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Sarah Cornelius

The new school year is a time for fresh starts—so why not take the opportunity to rethink some of the day-to-day logistics of your classroom? We've got ideas to get you inspired!

Books, Podcasts, TEDTalks and More: The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to DIY Summer Professional Development

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Scott Sterling

Teachers may have summer break away from the classroom—but that doesn’t mean you have three months off. We put together this guide with some of our favorite resources for pedagogy updates, classroom strategies, and educator inspiration—no matter what your style is!

4 Easy Ways to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

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Scott Sterling

Making technology a part of your classroom doesn’t have to mean expensive edtech solutions and complicated implementations. Here’s four easy ways to start incorporating every day technology into your lesson plans.

What to Consider Before Teaching Abroad

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Scott Sterling

With perks like travel opportunities and the draw of a cheaper standard of living, it's no wonder lots of educators consider teaching abroad. Here's three things to consider before making the leap.

First-Year Teachers: 6 Tips to Survive and Thrive

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Brittany Becker

So, you've landed your first teaching job - congrats! Ready for a chaotic, fun, occasionally terrifying, but undoubtedly fulfilling roller coaster of a year? Check out these six tips for success!

Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for Teachers

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Scott Sterling

For many teacher, social media in the classroom sounds like a minefield. But with some common sense and creativity, social networks can be a positive experience in a teacher’s professional life.

[Professional Development] How to Stay Focused on Teaching Even When You’re Not Teaching

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Lisa Bliss

Check out these five strategies to keep your head in the teaching game, even while you're enjoying the relaxation of your summer away from the classroom!

[Teacher Tips] Best Practices in Assigning Summer Learning

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Scott Sterling

Teachers are often on the front lines when it comes to fighting summer learning loss. Here’s how to make the most of this opportunity, and give your incoming students meaningful summer work.

How Teachers Can Make the Most Out of Summer School Class Time

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Scott Sterling

Summer school schedules are tight for teachers and students. We've got five tips to help you make the most of this limited but important time with students.

5 Classroom Activities to Help Students Reflect on Learning

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McKenna Wierman

Taking time with your class to look back on the past year you’ve spent together is a great strategy to part ways on a high note before the summer begins, and it also helps your students reflect on their academic progress.

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