What's your favorite office/school supply?
Replies enabled. If this question picks up 100 replies, I’ll announce a special giveaway :o) (My favorite supplies are dry erase markers!)
I said before that I had incredible teachers. And that’s true. But it’s more...– Matt Damon’s clear-headed speech to teachers rally Click through to read the whole thing. (via world-shaker)
Just a reminder
The SOS March is happening today. I recommend following the #SOSMarch hashtag on Twitter for live updates.
I am not able to run another book club right now.
I am however reading Teaching with Love and Logic and The Cafe Book for my new position. We use both at our school. If anyone is interested in discussing those with me please let me know. Also, if anyone would like to run a book club via Team Teachers, I can set you up. Please put something in the ask hole for both options if interested.
Any Administrators out there?
I received a message some time back from a principal. He loved what we’ve all been able to build here for teachers, as well as the Teacher Roll Call, but very much wanted to connect with other administrators. So out of curiosity, who are the administrators out there? Would you mind replying/reblogging this post so you can find each other?
TEACHER DARE DAY~
Please reblog this post so everyone knows! If you are not familiar with what Teacher Dare Day is — Click here! Don’t forget to use the tag “teacher dare day.”
Tomorrow, Monday 7/24/11 is Teacher Dare Day. That is all.
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Summer Book Club
If you participated, please tell me what you liked, what you’d change, and if you’d do it again. If you did not, what would make you want to? Thanks!
Team Teachers needs a catchy slogan.
What’ve you got?
What's your best classroom organization secret?
This could be a resource, a tip, or a “trade secret!” Photo replies enabled if you want to get creative sharing your setups!
Organizing Your Classroom →
A great list of resources for organizing your classroom over on Cybrary Man’s* website. There are articles with tips, procedures, layouts, colors, and even storage ideas. I thought you might find this useful! *Cybrary Man is one of the educators who helped start (and currently run) #edchat on Twitter.
Anonymous asked: Teachers should not be on tumblr.
What do you want from an Iphone/Ipad Education...
Recently Ed Galaxy asked about what teachers want from Iphone/Ipad apps. What would you like to see for your personal use? What would you like to see in terms of letting students use in school or at home?
Education World: 7 Stupid Mistakes Teachers Can... →
I don’t like the word stupid, but if you’re a teacher and you make these mistakes you could find yourself in some hot water. Most of these seem like no-brainers, but obviously some people didn’t think before they used a work computer!
Curiosity earns Toronto student 100 percent... →
Here’s his advice to other students: How to get 100 percent Be inquisitive: ask a lot of questions. Check and double-check on everything you’re doing. Organize your time and get your plans done accordingly. Get involved in extra-curricular activities. Play. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Watch TV shows that provide facts and are competitive. Read, read, read and...
Getting Started: Classroom Ideas for Learning with... →
Hey, wouldn’t it be great if some school district professionally designed a 28 page, highly visual document that clearly outlines how to integrate iPads into teaching, and included amazing resources about management and safety, as well as a list of recommended apps for teachers and students? Well…uh…they did.
A new milestone for Team Teachers
Tonight we hit the 2,000 follower mark. It’s been an incredible two months, and though things have slowed down a bit over summer, we couldn’t be more delighted to see how quickly you’ve all grown together. Here’s to you!
First Chapter of Larry Ferlazzo's New Book,... →
It’s called Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges. This is a really great opportunity.
Don’t just Like. Reblog. That way your followers get to see it too :o) Hugs and kittens, world-shaker
An Enormous Collection of FREE Teaching Tools →
What’s the sound of over 100 free documents covering everything from assessment, lesson plans and parents to writing, professional development, and worksheet/reporting forms? I have no clue, but this site is amazing. Everything’s up for free, so check it out while you can.
What are you doing this summer for professional...
50 Creative Ways to Prevent Summer Brain Drain →
Here’s an outstanding comprehensive list of ideas to keep children in a creative zone during the summer months. Each idea comes with a sourced website that outlines the idea. Oh, and there are actually 51, not just 50. If you maintain contact with parents during the summer, they may just love you for sharing this one.
a little lamb: 8 Ways to Engage Your Child in... →
toseealambatschool: Nelda Brown, director of the National Service-Learning Partnership, advocates, “Service-learning gives kids an opportunity to show what they can do and make a real difference.” In her article 8 Ways to Engage Your Child in Service-Learning, Samantha Cleaver provides easy and innovative ways to… Thank you for sharing! These are great ways to teach children to be kind...