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Baptism by Fire: 100 Essential Tips and Resources for Student Teachers If you or someone you care about is scared to death about his/her first student teaching assignment, this list will take away some of that stress. You’ll find tips on everything from classroom management to lesson plans to resume and interview help. 8 Essential […]

Top 10 Office Supply Hacks – Get some extra mileage out of the supply closet. Lifehacker has 10 bonus uses for everyday office supplies. Keep snack foods fresh by using binder clips as chip clips. Did some clod write on your white board with permanant marker? Dry erase ink will make it come right off. […]

10 Virtually Instant Ways to Improve Your Life – I’m all for improving my life, but why does it have to take soooo long? Here are ten easy ways to pull yourself up by your boot straps courtesy of Stepcase Lifehack. If you find yourself wanting to change something about your life, then why not […]

Welcome to the Carnival of Education Career Fair! We’ve retracted the bleachers and set up the booths on the gymnasium floor so these brave teachers can see what they might be doing if they weren’t teaching (perish the thought). Motivational Speaker Mr. D at I Want to Teach Forever agreed to sport a freaking mohawk […]

Assign a Day is an online calendar management system designed for teachers and students. It’s a free service that allows you to create and manage your classroom online and share assignments with your students. The interface is incredibly intuitive and is a great way for you to post current and upcoming tasks. Just register (it’s […]

Not indicative of its title, Worsely School in Canada has an impressive array of resources available to K – 12 Educators here. There are games, tools, and plans aplenty, so you might kill some time just exploring the site. There’s the usual suspects as far as content is concerned — math, science, English, and some […]

What’s your classroom management style? Do you lay down the law? Do you try to relate to your students on a personal level? Classroom management is tricky in that every teacher is expected to know it even though no one really teaches it. Blogger Dan Meyer at dy/dan asks teachers, So How Do You Teach […]

They say time is money. In a school, time is knowledge. For example, the time you spend getting your students to calm down after recess is time you no longer have to teach them their vocabulary words this week. To keep your class on track, whip out this handy dandy Class Timer. Class Timer can […]

Are you out of ideas for your classroom displays? Do you feel like you’ve accomplished all you can in the unforgiving medium of construction paper? If so, get inspired again by visiting the Classroom Displays Blog. Londoner Linda Hartley posts some of the most creative displays from across the pond. They’re tagged by subject, holiday, […]

Missing class terrifies many teachers. Not to knock brave substitute teachers – they’re in an unwinnable situation where they have to walk into unfamiliar territory and try to teach a subject they may or may not know. Still, when you get back, you know you’ll have to play catch-up to get your class back on […]