American Sign Language (ASL) – Not Just for Pre-Verbal Children

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, Bulletin Board, Early Childhood, Grade Levels, Kindergarten, Pre-K.

This post was written by shopkeeper Sprouting New Beginnings. As teachers we have discovered that using American Sign Language (ASL) in our classroom is not just for pre-verbal children and children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is a wonderful strategy to support literacy in an elementary classroom. In our classes we utilize… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Fun!

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Intermediate.

This post was created by shopkeeper Pages of Grace. There are still snowflakes all around, but Valentine’s Day is approaching! Candy, parties, and lots of love will soon be taking over our classroom 🙂  We love celebrating Valentine’s Day, but it can be hard to lose valuable learning time.  My solution to this…Task Cards! I… Read more »

To Kill A Mockingbird materials!

Posted under 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Bulletin Board, Early Childhood, Middle, Reading, Secondary, Writing.

As you may have heard, famed author Harper Lee rocked the literary world when she announced yesterday the publication of a sequel to her classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. This got me thinking about my years in high school pondering this heartbreaking tale of injustice and so, like any insomniac with a love of reading,… Read more »

IPads and Basic Skills Are Perfect Together: Sushi Monster

Posted under 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Bulletin Board, Grade Levels, Intermediate, Math.

This post was written by Shop owner Chalkspot.com. Math Apps that help students practice their basic facts are very important in my classroom. When I find one that becomes a favorite, I have to share. I use this app with my second and third grade math students. It is a called Sushi Monster (ITunes: Free; Ages 9-11)…. Read more »

The Joy of Reading

Posted under 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Bulletin Board, Early Childhood, Grade Levels, Intermediate, Kindergarten, Middle, Pre-K, Secondary.

This post was written by shop owner Geaux Teach Online. I love to read! I love books, bookstores (especially secondhand ones), and anything to do with reading. E-readers are great, too! I have one that I thoroughly enjoy using, but there’s just something about holding a book in your hand. This love of reading was… Read more »

Benefits of Teaching Math Games

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Bulletin Board, Early Childhood, Grade Levels, Intermediate, Kindergarten, Middle.

This post was written by Mrs. Naufal’s Nook. You can view her shop here. Have you ever considered a Math Games Day at your school?   Providing students with math games encourages consolidation of concepts studied in class.  Students are able to apply their mathematical knowledge while increasing their skills.  Math games often foster a positive… Read more »

Win free registration to Digipalooza ‘15!

Posted under Bulletin Board, General, Reading, Sweepstakes.

OverDrive is excited to announce a partnership with Digipalooza conference partner, Penguin Random House, to offer 10 scholarships for Digipalooza ‘15! The scholarship will cover the $199 registration fee for five public library staff members and five school teachers or librarians to our 5th international user group conference August 5-7, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. No… Read more »

Differentiated Instruction: The Method Behind the Madness

Posted under 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Bulletin Board, Early Childhood, Grade Levels, Intermediate, Kindergarten, Middle, Pre-K, Reading, Secondary.

This was written by IgnitED. Check out there shop here. Every teacher would love to have a classroom full of students who are all on the same level, learn and progress at the same rate. In the Utopian world this classroom does exist, however in the real world classrooms are filled with children who learn… Read more »

Preparing for the Heart of the Winter Months: Biography Certificates with Microsoft Word

Posted under 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, Bulletin Board, Grade Levels, Intermediate, Middle.

This post is written by Tris Lane, owner of the Chalkspot shop on Teacher’s Notebook The holiday season is a great time to spend with family and friends. It is also a wonderful time to reflect on the activities, successes, and growth areas that occurred during the past year. As a teacher, reflecting takes on… Read more »