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These days there are so many websites and resources available to help teachers, but that doesn't mean that teachers know what all's available to…

50+ Best Websites for Teachers

Let your students take a free online skills and career test that will engage them in the Ceremony of the Twelve and Lois Lowry's classic novel THE GIVER.

10 Grammar Mistakes: Teaching the difference between who and whom

WeAreTeachers: 10 Grammar Mistakes & 10 Lessons to Fix Them

Interesting tips . . . Free.

Non-verbal classroom management tips | The Cornerstone

The Diary of Anne Frank lesson plan from PBS

For my teacher friends: Date Stapler: For the student who claims they turned it in on time.

Date Stapler by Gonglue Jiang » Yanko Design

Grammar in songs-Gerund or Infinitive

Shakespeare. Flipped Classroom. Hamlet. Poetry. Teaching. Teaching Resources. Meter. Apostrophe. Accent. Romeo and Juliet. Grammar. English Grammar. High School.

50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out

reading closely

Love this for helping the kids to look back on their year and make goals for the year ahead - the "I want to try" and "I want to stop" are our favorite categories.

More on Close Reading Strategies. Common Core State Standards Toolbox: English Language Arts and Literacy

motivate students

Vocabulary 1-This activity is awesome! The students all have a different vocabulary word on their sentence strip head band. They must ask figure out what the word is by asking their classmates to give them synonyms, antonyms, or other helpful clues. This would be a great activity to really understand the meaning of the vocabulary words.


Greek and Latin root word graphic organizer.

FREE Greek and Latin Root Word Activities

Want to lighten your grading load while still having students write and receive meaningful feedback on their work? Click HERE for the solution!

April is National Poetry Month, why not have your students take "selfie" shots and write "Selfie Poems!"

5 Ideas for Bathroom Passes and Procedures from Minds in Bloom

5 Ideas for Bathroom Passes and Procedures | Minds in Bloom

12 of the Most Misused English Words.

Use to teach inferencing/drawing conclusions

Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.

We Are Teachers

Teaching Teens in the 21st: Tons of great ideas, not only for teaching writing and literacy, but for managing the "paper load" we all have.

Teaching Teens in the 21st: Before the School Year Begins...

Never work harder than your students | The Cornerstone