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TpT Loves Books: A Celebration of School Library Month

Published by Samantha

In honor of School Library Month, we’re showcasing something that deserves to be celebrated every day: Kids reading. We know teachers and librarians provide enrichment to children’s lives every day when they help them exercise their brains with reading — from the moment students sound out their first word to the final page of their first chapter book… and […]

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5 Questions With Teacher-Author Kimberly Geswein

Published by Nicole

Have you met Kimberly Geswein? She’s a fabulous font artist on Teachers Pay Teachers, and she also writes a very insightful blog where she shares neat tips for things like “How to add fonts to iPhone and iPad.” She’s turned font creation into a full-time job and credits TpT with some of that success. Needles to say, […]

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Experiences With Autism: TpT’ers Share Their Stories

Published by Talya

Many incredible educators on TpT work with autistic children every day. And each teacher has a unique story to share. Take a look at these inspirational words from TpT’ers about the special lessons they’ve learned from a student or loved one with autism. (Image from Jana Smith on Facebook: “Here are my autism awareness jams in […]

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6 Original Poems: For Teachers, By Teachers

Published by Jodi

Celebrate National Poetry Month with heartfelt haikus and other creative forms of expression about teaching. Take a look at these wonderful words, and become inspired to share your own poems on Facebook and Instagram, using hashtag #TpTLovesPoetry.  From @docrunning on Instagram     From Christy Hounsell Gupta on Facebook    From Marcy Prager on Facebook   From […]

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Sensational Social Studies: A Cross-Curricular Experience

Published by Jodi

Social studies is exciting. It’s eye-opening and inspiring. It can transport students to places of the present and past, or encourage them to view events in a whole new light. Something else that’s so spectacular about social studies is the fact that many subjects can be incorporated right into it. While students are learning about […]

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TpT Spring Cleaning: Spectacular Classroom Photos

Published by Samantha

We recently asked TpT’ers to share their tips and tricks on Instagram and Facebook for keeping their classrooms fresh and orderly. And boy, were we impressed with what we saw: The DIY projects, the color coordination, the perfectly placed bins and buckets, the cozy places for reading… the spaces you’ve created to ensure each child feels […]

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Dig Into These Earth Day Resources

Published by Samantha

Take a look at the unique ways that TpT’ers are celebrating Earth Day with their students. You’ll find recycling-themed lessons, photography projects, and activities to supplement nature walks. Three cheers for Earth Day!   (Image from an Apples and ABC’s blog post by TpT Teacher-Author, Michelle Griffo) Resources for the Little Sprouts “When Earth Day comes […]

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5 Questions With Teacher-Author Latoya Reed

Published by Nicole

Meet Teacher-Author Latoya Reed, one of our Collaboration Connection panelists at this year’s TpT Conference, Come Together, Go Further. Latoya’s been an ESL classroom teacher for eight years and currently teaches 2nd grade. Read more about Latoya’s TpT journey, and check out her personal blog, Flying into First Grade and collaborative blog Primary Chalkboard. 1. Latoya, how did […]

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