Autism Awareness Month: Setting up an autism classroom on a budget

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With Autism Awareness Month coming to a close, our friends at Autism Classroom give us some ways to save money on the materials and items used to design the classroom. Designing the classroom is an important element in creating the type of room that fosters successful students. When designing a room, a teacher can use… Read more »

Spring cleaning series: Custom teacher desk organizers

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As our spring cleaning series comes to a close, we look back at some of the great ideas we have seen so far (organize with binders and bins, create a teacher planning binder and create student binders) and wrap up with a fun weekend project! The OC Blogs TN Shop turns the drab, boring idea… Read more »

Spring cleaning series: Student binders

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So far with our spring cleaning series, we have learned how to organize with binders and bins and how to create a teacher planning binder. Today, The Book Fairy Goddess shares her experience of showing students that a little organization goes a long way. As a teacher and librarian, I’ve used binders in a variety… Read more »

Celebrate National Poetry Month

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April showers bring … poetry? April is National Poetry Month and there is still time to let your students release their inner Shel Silverstein. There are plenty of great free poetry lesson plans and activities available from our shops. Here are some of our favorites: Grades PK-2 Poetry Notebook: Cover, Table of Contents, and Log… Read more »

Math Awareness Month

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As April is winding down, we hope you had some time to celebrate Math Awareness Month. If not, don’t fret, there are plenty of great free math activities and resources available on Teachers Notebook. Here are some of our favorites: Grades PK-2 Grades 3-5 Grades 6-8 Grades 9-12  

Spring cleaning series: Create a teacher planning binder

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To continue on with the spring cleaning series, KindergartenWorks shares her key to organizing by using a portable teacher planning binder. Update: Next in the series, learn how to make a student binder. Create a teacher planning binder that can go wherever you go. This is my secret weapon when doing my teacher planning for… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Week

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Springtime brings the birds and the bees, and lots of people caring about the trees! Earth Week (why give it just a day?) is upon us, and we here at Teachers Notebook hope you get to enjoy some sunshine and have a chance to do something good for Mother Earth. We encourage you to take… Read more »

Spring cleaning series: Organize using binders and bins

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Spring has sprung. We are dedicating several posts with week to help you with your spring cleaning and classroom organization initiatives! First up, Sarah Paul gives us some of her best practices to organizing lesson plans and classroom activities all year. I organize all of my files using binders, instead of file folders. I find… Read more »

Managing the middle school classroom: Three golden rules

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Teachers Notebook shop, Stuck in the Middle, shares some advice on managing a middle school classroom. “Surviving as a middle school teacher may be one of the most demanding tasks in education. Successfully managing the middle school classroom is the best place to start.” Beginning teachers are often taught about lesson planning, curriculum, objectives, and… Read more »

Welcome to the Teachers Notebook blog

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Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Teachers Notebook blog! We hope this blog extends the Teachers Notebook community by providing teaching tips, shopkeeper best practices, general updates about Teachers Notebook and much more! Advice from other teachers Most of our posts will be to further help teachers with lesson planning and classroom activities. You will see… Read more »