Category: Teacher Resources

How to Use Earth Day to Teach Math and Literacy Skills

How to Use Earth Day to Teach Math and Literacy Skills How to use Earth Day to teach math and literacy skills.

Earth Day is an annual celebration that is dedicated to raising environmental awareness. Communities around the world use a variety of celebrations from planting new trees, running 5K races, or picking up trash throughout neighborhoods. Earth Day provides teachers and parents with the opportunity to teach children how to care for the world around them. […]

Help Reduce Your Stress With This!

Help Reduce Your Stress With This!

As a teacher, I’m willing to bet that you’re always looking for ways to reduce your stress, right? Between gathering curriculum, lesson planning, grading papers, and the like, having ones less thing on your plate would be nice. Speaking from personal experience, when I started being intentional about having everything prepared for a smoother morning, […]

3 Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Money

3 Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Money

When it comes to teaching kids about saving money, we start tapping into life skills that will follow them well into their adult years. Of course it’s important for them to have a foundation in math and reading (two of my favorite subjects), but there are other ways to bring this skill to life. Here […]

Benefits of Healthy Lunches for Kids

Benefits of Healthy Lunches for Kids

Whether your child eats the school or you pack it for them, healthy lunches for kids have many benefits worth talking about. There’s one thing we can all agree on, healthy eating goes a long way. Instilling these habits in kids have present and future benefits. Same as adults, children can experience a variety of […]

Teach Life Skills with a Kid’s Kindness Challenge

Teach Life Skills with a Kid’s Kindness Challenge

Although there is a place for teaching academics, I believe we should also place an emphasis on teaching life skills. One of the best life skills for students to learn is how to be kind to others, especially in today’s time. Students of all ages and grades are experiencing an increase in anxiety and depression, […]

4 Methods for Teaching Math in the Classroom

4 Methods for Teaching Math in the Classroom Piece of graphing paper with magnetic numbers to help teach math.

Teaching math in the classroom can be quite a challenge in today’s multi-ability classroom. It’s not uncommon to have a mixture of learning styles, as well as a wide range of educational abilities. Some students require extra assistance with picking up on new concepts while others may need an extra challenge. To help make teaching […]

How to Keep Motivated as a Teacher

How to Keep Motivated as a Teacher

If there was ever a time to keep motivated as a teacher, that time is now. With our new normal slowly but surely ushering in, teaching has taken on an entirely new look. We used to speak of keeping the momentum during the winter months, or finding the excitement to kick off a new year. […]

10 Free Math Websites for Elementary

10 Free Math Websites for Elementary

With the growing number of math websites, helping students work on important math skills has gotten easier. During the elementary years, students begin learning the foundational to understanding numbers. Through these years, each math concept is built upon another from counting and estimating to rounding and calculating measurements. If you’re looking for math websites to […]

Morning Work Ideas For 2nd Grade

Morning Work Ideas For 2nd Grade morning work for second grade

It is officially back to school season so teachers everywhere are lesson planning, setting up classrooms, and planning out how to structure their daily schedule with their students. Establishing a good routine is so helpful in the classroom because it makes planning so much easier and helps ease any anxiety your students might be feeling […]