Fresh ideas for teaching

Welcome to our PreK-12 blog.  Find helpful tips, lesson freebies, and more from educators like you.

Elfrieda Hiebert
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By Elfrieda Hiebert | 25 Jul

4 Ways to Soar This Summer

Ahh, the summer. Hot days, hot nights, hopefully a dip in a pool or some water. Summer is...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 17 Jul

5 Ways to Build a Classroom Library on a Budget

Giving our students access to great books is critical to...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 9 Jul

10 Qualities of Highly Effective Teachers

What makes a teacher highly effective in the classroom? I...
Becca Foxwell
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By Becca Foxwell | 25 Jun

Put Some Self-Care Into Your Summer

I never felt like I had much of a break when I was in the classroom. Thanksgiving break...
Kelisa Wing
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By Kelisa Wing | 18 Jun

Saying Goodbye to Another School Year

Do you feel it? That rush of excitement and worry all rolled up into one as another...
Megan Howe
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By Megan Howe | 30 May

Expanding the Math Classroom with STEM or STEAM

A focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...
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By Deb Mcginley | 11 May

Assessing Diligence in the Math Classroom

I believe that one of the most important ways that teachers...
Dan Kennedy
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By Dan Kennedy | 9 May