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New Survey Shows What Teachers Are Really Doing This Summer

Summer is just around the corner. To those outside the education world, three months “off” might look like nothing more than a paid vacation. But teachers know that summer not only offers a crucial opportunity to unwind and recharge, it’s…

Get This Free Middle School Math Game! (Free Printable)

When I taught middle school math, I was always on the lookout for awesome middle school math games. The good ones are elusive! You want it to be easy but also fun enough to grab students’ attention. It has to…

150+ Books for Pre-K to High School

When summer arrives, some kids see it as a chance to spend time reading new books as well as old favorites. Others would be happy if they didn’t see a book during their whole vacation. But summer reading is key…

Free Download To Use With Any Word List

Got a weekly vocabulary list? Then this download is for you! We designed it specifically to be used with any eight-word list. (Doing more than eight words? That’s OK! Use the deep-dive pages for individual words, have students use the…

This P.E. Teacher’s Bike Bus Is Everything

11 mil likes. 28K followers. 2.7 million views. These aren’t stats from an NFL player or major recording artist. They belong to P.E. teacher Sam Balto in Portland, Oregon, who created an organized way for students to ride their bikes…

Help! My Seniors Won’t Do Anything. ANYTHING.

Dear We Are Teachers, I’ve taught AP Lit for 12 years and I’m used to the senioritis that sets in this time of year. But this year, it’s like nothing I’ve ever seen. The majority of my students are college-bound…

How-To Plus Free Recording Sheet

You and your students are going to love the Egg and Vinegar Experiment. It’s an easy project you can complete in a few days, and it makes a good science fair experiment too. We asked 3rd grader Hazel from Baltimore,…

Why Is Administrators “Failing Upward” So Common?

In my first district, my coworkers and I watched it play out so many times. We could practically set our watches to it. If an employee did something bad and our principal didn’t like them, they’d be fired, demoted, or…

80 Best 3D Printing Ideas for the Classroom

There’s something extra special about witnessing awe-inspired students as they eagerly watch their 3D printing creations take shape. With countless opportunities to design creative learning experiences and develop critical thinking skills, 3D printers are an innovative tech tool that can…

61 Interactive Outdoor Science Experiments and Activities

61 Interactive Outdoor Science Experiments and Activities Skip to main content Every product is independently selected by (obsessive) editors. Things you buy through our links may earn us a commission. The whole world is one big science classroom. By Jill Staake,…