Category: Teachers


10 Best Pens for Note-Taking To Help Make Your Writing Brilliant!

The little things that make teachers happy: a Diet Coke during planning period, treats in the workroom, no line…

Better Teacher Professional Development: Pairing Teachers

contributed by Dawn Casey-Rowe, Social Studies Teacher Professional development isn’t something that many teachers look forward to. By thinking…

30 Sweet and Fun 1st Grade Poems for Kids

It’s so much fun to see students exploring new ways to use words and learn vocabulary. That’s why poetry…

What to Expect From A TeachThought PD Differentiation Workshop

What to Expect From A TeachThought PD Differentiation Workshop by John McCarthy, EdS Meeting the needs of each learner…

51 Fun Haiku Poems for Kids of All Ages

Written in a 5/7/5 syllable count, traditional Japanese haiku are three-line poems dating back to the 13th century. Often…

45 TED Talks That Will Intrigue, Encourage, and Inspire Your Students

By now, you probably know about TED, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing important ideas through brief, impactful talks.…

70 Must-Share Poems for Your Elementary Classroom

Poetry is the gateway to getting even your most word-resistant students to fall in love with words. There is…

33 Ocean Activities, Experiments, and Crafts for Kids To Dive Into

Have you ever watched as a child stares into an aquarium with awe? Whether it is the song “Baby…

42 Crafts and Activities That Utilize Upcycled Materials

Earth Day is fast approaching (April 22), though there really is never a bad time to celebrate Mother Earth.…

31 Galactic Solar System Projects for Kids

You’d be hard-pressed to find a kid who isn’t drawn to space exploration. The solar system is filled with…

In Defense Of Absolute Literacy

by Terry Heick Literacy, roughly put, is the ability to read and write. Implied in those two skills is…

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