Back to School
We've gathered some useful resources for the all-encompassing back-to-school season. Enjoy!
Back to School Night is often the first interaction a teacher has with parents and guardians. Here's a helpful checklist for educators of five must-haves for this special night.
Find resources to help children begin school with a positive mindset, support their transition into a new school year, and prepare them for fall learning.
Make reading a lifestyle activity rather than an in-school activity by fostering literacy and community with the A to Z Reading Challenge.
Three activities teachers can use to help students -- especially those who had a rough summer or struggle academically -- get the school year off to a fresh start.
As you start the new year, here are 9 ways to plan lessons that will change teaching and learning in your classroom.
Looking for some icebreakers to use with your students? Here are 7 practical icebreaker activities you can employ in your class using Post-it notes.
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A great getting-to-know-you activity for back to school involving a roll of toilet paper. Don't be surprised, it works!
Looking for great back-to-school activities? Here are three for team and trust building with students.
A critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. Here are examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.
To create students who are willing partners in education, teachers must learn to trust them.