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Desk Pets are a new craze taking over TikTok and teacher blogs everywhere.
Use these organizational tips to keep stress from creeping into your classroom.
Keep classroom communication organized with these take home folder ideas from teachers.
Nonverbal communication can sometimes be your most effective classroom management tool. Establishing a system of hand signals in the classroom is a great way for students to communicate their needs while you’re teaching a lesson or during work time without disrupting the flow of learning. They’re also the simplest way for teachers to get a message across quickly and quietly.
Clipboards are a classroom staple, and for good reason. Teachers find them handy for so many different activities! Plus, sturdy clipboards will last for years, so they’re a worthwhile investment. Here are our favorite tips and tricks that will make the clipboard your favorite school supply.
OK, spill: Have you started thinking about how you want to set up your classroom next year? It’s totally OK if you’re still in “summer” mode, however, around this time we always get excited about determining where and how students will sit. Do you want groups of four or five? Should the talkers be separated from the quieter ones? Here are seven seating chart ideas to keep in mind as you begin to sketch out your seating plan.
With the right direction and support, even young students can choose where they sit.
Building friendships and community from day one.
So, you finally landed your first classroom, and your head is swimming with new teacher advice and recommendations for your first year. You have probably gotten a lot of great new advice for your first year! Listed here are 10 things that you may not have heard yet but that will hopefully reduce your stress as a new teacher.