TEACHER TIP: The tool that can increase classroom productivity in less than 10 minutes

Posted under 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Classroom, General, Middle.

Sometimes getting students to focus on the task at hand can be more difficult than catching a soapy two-year-old (you may have to trust us on that one!). Fortunately, Mrs. Mc from Mrs. Mc’s Shop has an outstanding, simple tool to help boost your classroom’s productivity when you need it most. In fact, it’s so… Read more »

The Winners and Books of the Summer Reading Fun List Sweepstakes

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With the summer reading season in full swing, we wanted to discover what your favorite summer reading book was. Thus, the Summer Reading Fun List Sweepstakes was born! We felt it would be a great way for you to share your experiences and hopefully find some reading ideas to share with your new class in… Read more »

Three easy ways to encourage reading this summer

Posted under 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 9th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, General, Grade Levels, Language, Middle, Parents, Secondary.

So your hypothetical kid, Emily, just gets home for the first day of summer vacation.  She throws her book bag into the closet, where it will remain for the next three months.  Tennis shoes fly off her feet, and eager hands tear open a fresh bag of chips from the pantry. Once properly equipped, her… Read more »

A love letter to our teachers…

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There you stand. One against many. Covered in chalk dust, you wonder, “Did it work?” “Is it in there?” “Do you understand me?” And your mind goes back to Sunday night as you stare at the well-worn notebook that contains your copious notes, full of graphite marks and inked circles. The hours of painstaking review… Read more »

How to talk about Autism: 3 Useful Videos for Your Classroom

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Unlike many illnesses, Autism is especially difficult to discuss because we are still looking to understand just what it is and how Autism works. So how can you use this opportunity to teach your students about Autism, what it is, and how they can help? In today’s internet age it’s easy. In fact, these 3… Read more »

Celebrating Pi Day!

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This post was written by a member of OverDrive’s Collection Development Team to promote titles for using during your Pi Day teachings and celebrations.   This year’s Pi Day isn’t just any ol’ holiday that celebrates an irrational and transcendental number, but a once in a lifetime date in which the year lines up with… Read more »

Celebrating Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month which makes it the perfect time to celebrate and study some of the great women who have shaped the history of not just America but the whole world. Whether you’re teaching about Amelia Earhart, Rosie the Riveter and how women helped win the World Wars, the Women’s suffrage movement or… Read more »