32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips

32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips

Classroom management is a critical piece of any successful school year. Students must know how to wait their turn, work out conflicts, stay on task - the list goes on.  There are so many components teachers need to orchestrate well in order for learning to happen. Get...

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24 Soothing Calm Down Jars

24 Soothing Calm Down Jars

Calm down jars offer a quick way to refocus kids and help them manage difficult emotions. It's hard to keep feeling angry or upset when there is such a mesmerizing bottle in your hands! These jars include more than just glitter, and offer nearly endless ways to play....

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15 Flexible Seating Ideas

15 Flexible Seating Ideas

Flexible seating has become all the rage in elementary school classrooms. Rather than confining kids to traditional tables and chairs, teachers are giving students lots of different seating options so that children can take control of their learning and find a...

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End of Year Awards

End of Year Awards

These 46 end of year awards challenge kids to dram BIG and celebrate their greatness. Instead of the traditional "super reader" or "math whiz" - type of certificates, this version includes FUTURE OCCUPATION awards. Students will love finding out what you predict...

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Brag Tags

Brag Tags

Activity for ages 3 to 7. If you need an easy way to reward good behavior, brag tags are a MUST! Just print them on colored paper to make them pop, cut apart the pieces, and you're ready to start handing them out to deserving students. Positive praise is the best way...

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Astrobrights Brag Tags

Astrobrights Brag Tags

Printables for ages 4 to 8. Maybe it's the kindergarten teacher in me, but positive reinforcement is my jam. I love seeing kids' faces light up when they get compliments! Brag tags are a simple tool for recognizing superstar student behavior, motivating...

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Target Teacher Hacks

Target Teacher Hacks

Don't go to Target until you've had a chance to take a look at these Target teacher hacks! The creative ideas will make your classroom colorful, fun, and functional all at the same time. Get ready for an awesome Target makeover. Then hop over and request your invite...

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Classroom Job Application

Classroom Job Application

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Back to school is all about procedures, procedures, and more procedures!  As teachers, we know that establishing a smooth running classroom takes time and effort but leads to a MUCH more successful school year. Classroom jobs are one of my...

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Morning Greetings That Rock!

Morning Greetings That Rock!

Whether you're new to morning greetings and need a few ideas to get started or you're a morning greeting veteran looking for ways to mix things up, these six favorites are for you! The playful ideas are perfect for preschool, kindergarten and first grade. Enjoy! Then...

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15 Awesome Teaching Tips

15 Awesome Teaching Tips

I totally geek out on genius teaching tips! You too?! This batch of brilliant teacher hacks is sure to make your school days run more smoothly. Check them out and then hop over and snag our free lesson plan book too! With just a few minutes of prep, you'll save tons...

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EDITABLE Guided Reading Binder

EDITABLE Guided Reading Binder

Looking for a simple way to stay organized and track student progress all year long? Our EDITABLE Guided Reading Binder includes everything you need: binder covers, section dividers, divider tabs, binder spines, alphabet and sight word assessments,...

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Back to School Ideas for Teachers

Back to School Ideas for Teachers

Back to school season is here and these top notch ideas for teachers are sure to make it the best one yet. Check out our huge collection of free teaching printables, community building activities, games, bulletin boards, and even a few end of the first day gifts...

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15 Simple Ways to Differentiate

15 Simple Ways to Differentiate

Classrooms are fuller than ever and with large class sizes comes even more learning styles. These 15 simple ways to differentiate are easy ways to meet the needs of a variety of learners - from sensory kids who crave extra input to children who love to...

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5 Tips for Teaching High Energy Students

5 Tips for Teaching High Energy Students

High energy students. You've known a few in your time. You've taught a few. You're the parent to a few. It takes energy just to keep up with these kids, let alone to  teach them. And with the pressures of standardized testing, with kindergarten being the new...

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Classroom Management Hacks

Classroom Management Hacks

The hardest part of teaching is the thing they don't cover in teachers' education programs - classroom management! It's what makes a day turn from jump-to-the-sky-amazing to don't-want-to-ever-come-back-again-awful. Classroom management is undoubtedly...

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