Organize Teacher Paperwork

Awesome LEGO challenge cards.

Plickers is SO MUCH MORE than an assessment tool! Read this post to learn some amazing new ways to use Plickers!

Literacy talks at home. - Home Literacy Blueprint

Corkboard Connections: How to Create a Classroom Yearbook - Step-by-step directions and a free "Letter to My Teacher" printable.

From a sticker book of wildlife to a picture book on the infamous duel between Hamilton and Burr, your kids will love these 11 new 2015 nonfiction books

Using Interactive Whiteboards in Elementary Classroom

Education Week: Finland and School Design - How important do you think the space a child learns in is? The Finnish Minister of Education has it as one of the top 3 factors influencing the nation's successful public education system.

Teach your kids how to link their ideas to those of other students in a discussion with this fun Paper Chain Connections activity!

cool, interactive tool for teaching kids financial literacy | Earn Your Future Digital Lab 8

Have you signed up for my free webinar, Powerful Strategies for Building Math Vocabulary? You'll LOVE the easy-to-implement resources, games, and activities to help kids deepen their understanding of math concepts and vocabulary! You might even be able to get PD credit for attending! Click for details.

Speedy Reading Review: A quick way to review reading strategies with students. Great for parent volunteers! $

Letters Rock! An outdoor spelling activity from Home Literacy Blueprint

free calendar updates; teacher binders and planners; plan and organize for a successful school year, $

EASY & FUN Harry Potter Potions Class Experiments

Hands-on Water Cycle Fun! Create a mini water cycle using a rotisserie chicken container and demonstrate cloud formation in a jar.

funny chapter books for kids (that will get them reading!)

Download a free packet of teaching materials to go with Chris Van Allsberg's book, Just a Dream. Great for Earth Day or any day!

How to use active learning strategies to turn worksheets into collaborative critical-thinking activities. NO PREP!!!

Project: Pet Rock (Craft and Writing Activity for Kids)

What fraction of our planet can support life? Create edible Earth Rounds to find out!

Explore sensory poetry and other literary devices with this fun popcorn idea!

3 Ways to Encourage Parent Involvement in Classroom

9 Reasons Why Teachers Choose IXL Math Program

A Super Simple Storytelling Game: Need a quick activity to fill a spare 5 minutes? This is super fun and easy! Great for waiting in restaurants!