An educational blog for teachers and students.

Fine arts hobbies
Posted on July 24, 2014 by Dona Helmer
Beautiful bulletin boards

Every year I used to dread covering my bulletin boards with that cheap colored paper that comes on big rolls.  I was tired of risking my life on ladders, armed with a cheap stapler, ripping the paper and failed attempts to make life easier.  All I wanted was beautiful bulletin boards!  It wasn't until a new teacher came into the picture that I learned a new approach to creating boards...

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Computers
Posted on July 22, 2014 by Amanda Dykes
technology tools

I'm coming to the realization that summer is almost over.  While I've kept busy attending educational conferences, and reading anything and everything that sparks my interest, I know it's time to put some of my technology ideas in motion.  Since technology is my passion, I'll give you suggestions on the technology you can use throughout the year.

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Language arts
Posted on July 21, 2014 by Justin Tarte
Classroom

A new year is fast approaching and your mind is racing with new ideas for the impending school year.  Like most of you, each year I struggled with the ‘back-to-school’ dreams that seem to haunt so many of us.  This anticipation, frightening as it was, wasn’t really my biggest worry or biggest concern though…

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Common core
Posted on July 18, 2014 by Rebecca Hagerman
Google

Google is a staple in my vocabulary diet.  Even most four year olds I know understand what it means to "Google" something!  But did you ever think that you could use a Google company policy to energize your students and get great results?  A teacher in Mississippi did just that.

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