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The Case of the Disappearing Classroom Pencils

The Case of the Disappearing Classroom Pencils: Every year it happens. The pencils go missing. Was it a hoarder in the classroom? Was it because we were giving too much work and they were wearing out faster? Was it due to not having enough at the beginning of the year? Whatever the case, we had a serious problem on our hands...disappearing pencils!! We decided to put on our detective hats and attempt to solve "The Case of the Disappearing Pencils."

19 Back-To-School Classroom Ideas That Will Knock Your Students' Socks Off

This month’s Education Update feature, “Six Strategies for Challenging Gifted Learners,” reminds us that high-ability students have unique needs, too.

Scratch Off Tickets for the Classroom

Scratch Off Tickets for the Classroom - Wise Guys: Inspire and motivate your students with these fun scratch-off ticket rewards. They're easy to make, here's how!

7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

As you plan this year's curriculum and activities, consider how you'll use your classroom space. Here are seven learning zones to help focus your students.

I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids (Hardcover)

Classroom Economy: this wld be a cute idea. Start the year off each kiddo gets $50 or $100. They can earn more money throughout the year, but also have to pay for breaking rules: no homework, no name on paper, bullying, etc.