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Sub Planning for the Inevitable Sick Day

Published by Samantha

Being sick is no fun. For teachers, though, it may be downright stressful. Waking up to realize you’re not well enough to go into the classroom can send your morning into a tailspin. We asked some savvy Teacher-Authors how they plan ahead. Here are tried-and-true suggestions for when the inevitable happens. Take a look: You deserve to get […]

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5 Questions With Miss Kindergarten Love

Published by Nicole

We’re so happy to introduce Hadar, the creative force behind TpT store Miss Kindergarten Love. When asked about her favorite activities, Hadar had this to say: “Aside from teaching, I love organizing, crafting, doing DIY projects, baking, watching TV, going to the beach, and bargain shopping.” What fun! Here are some more terrific tidbits about Hadar, […]

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Project-Based Learning: Understanding by Doing

Published by Talya

Project-Based Learning (PBL) is taking off in primary and secondary classrooms, as teachers are experimenting with new and innovative ways of engaging students with 21st century skills. PBL encourages student motivation through self exploration and query-based learning. Here are great tips for getting started or improving your practice. Try Project-Based Learning “20Time” TpT Teacher-Author and Literature teacher Laura Randazzo […]

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Marching Into March: Magnificent Milestones

Published by Talya

Whether you’re seeing the season’s first flowers bloom, or facing another arctic front, these 12 magnificent milestone achievers will bring some early spring cheer to your day. You’ll find creative tools for teaching Spanish, short stories, nonfiction, arrays, and more — you may even find yourself turning your classroom into a giant cell! A Dozen Magnificent Milestone Achievers 1. Congratulations to Georgia’s […]

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Over The Rainbow for St. Patrick’s Day Resources

Published by Samantha

TpT Teacher-Authors are making sure you feel the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day! We’ve complied charming resources, shamrockin’ ideas, and festive fun for you to keep in your pot o’ gold. From leprechaun logic puzzles to a lesson on how St. Patrick’s Day came to America, there are plenty of resources to give your […]

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5 Questions With The Science Penguin

Published by Nicole

Meet Ariane Huddleston, the creative force behind TpT store The Science Penguin and one of this year’s TpT conference presenters. After receiving her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at San Antonio, Ariane began teaching 5th grade science in 2008. When she noticed a shortage of effective, differentiated science materials, she […]

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Sensational Secondary eBooks: Take a Look!

Published by Talya

Many fabulous secondary Sellers have united to create four FREE eBooks full of resources for middle and high school classrooms. These fantastic creations cover a broad range of subject areas; ELA, humanities, science, and math. You’ll find interactive notebooks, graphic organizers, labs, worksheets, games, substitute plans, sample lessons, and lots lots more! Teacher-Author Literary Sheri proudly says, “I would […]

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