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Teachers Appreciate Teachers

Published by Samantha

Teacher Appreciation Week begins Monday, May 3rd. We here at TpT appreciate you in more ways than we can count. We value what you do, notice the hard work and dedication you put in day in and day out, and believe you have one of the most important jobs on the planet. We recently asked […]

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Lovin Lit’s Erin Cobb Has Big News

Published by Amy

Erin Cobb is many things. She’s a talented middle school teacher. She’s a mom of three boys and she’s a loving wife. She’s a talented Teacher-Author and blogger who shares her ideas and book-based approaches with teachers everywhere. And, yes, she is our most recent Millionaire Teacher! Erin’s celebrating this week by giving away freebies, […]

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8 Ways to Get Middle Grades Students Excited About Reading

Published by Amy

A love of books will take your students far! But middle grades students can present special challenges when it comes to getting the books in the hands. Lovin Lit’s Erin Cobb shares her creative — and fun — approaches to getting middle grades students excited about reading. 1. Mix interactive elements into your reading program. I […]

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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. Needless 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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