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Writing Center Posters Giveaway

Once upon a time, there were Really Good Teachers all over the country who were setting up their classrooms for the new school year.  They focused on their centers, decorated their walls, and were anxiously awaiting the arrival of their new students.  Then, with a gasp of dismay, they realized that they had forgotten to
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10 Must-Read Children’s Books for the 2014-2015 School Year


10 Must-Read Children’s Books for the 2014-2015 School Year

Engaging children’s literature can be the gateway to a lifelong love of reading for your students. Explore some wonderful new and old favorites this school year and make reading come alive. Here are 10 suggestions to get you started!


 

12 Places to Get Free and Low Cost Books for the Classroom


12 Places to Get Free and Low Cost Books for the Classroom

Providing a literature-rich classroom environment is important to ensuring student success.  Variety, in both genres and reading levels, is essential.  However, as all teachers know, the onus of stocking that classroom library is firmly on the teacher herself.  While families busily gather supplies the week before school starts, the average classroom teacher has been busy
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Classroom Set-Up: 3 Steps for Success Webinar


Classroom Set-Up: 3 Steps for Success Webinar

On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014, Really Good Stuff presented the webinar Classroom Set-Up: 3 Steps for Success. Watch a recording of the presentation below.*  


 

Book & Binder Holders, Oh My! – Weekly Giveaway


Book & Binder Holders, Oh My! – Weekly Giveaway

Storage is always an issue when it comes to organizing the classroom.  Finding the right containers to fit the supplies that you have makes all the difference.  This week we are excited to feature the durable and versatile Book & Binder Holders as our weekly giveaway prize!  This 4-pack of colorful book holders is perfect
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Children’s Literature Suggestions for Teachers


Children’s Literature Suggestions for Teachers

Really Good Teachers have the best suggestions for children’s literature.  After all, knowing what will excite students and ignite their love for reading is key to being a successful educator.  During the #TeachChat on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014, we asked teachers from across the country to share their favorite children’s literature titles with us.  Read
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First Day of School Traditions


First Day of School Traditions

The first day of school is always filled with equal parts excitement and anxiety.  We asked our Really Good Teachers on Twitter what their favorite first day of school traditions were during #TeachChat on July 23rd, 2014.  They were filled with great ideas that can be found in the transcript below. After reading the chat,
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50 Free and Low-Cost Teaching Resources


50 Free and Low-Cost Teaching Resources

With the start of the new school year upon us, the time teachers have to research free and low-cost teaching resources is exceptionally limited.  During one of our #TeachChat sessions, we asked teachers to let us help them find resources that would make their lives easier.  They asked for everything from math curriculum to graphic
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Overcoming First Year Jitters


Overcoming First Year Jitters

How many days do you have left before you report back to the classroom?  For some, Professional Development and pre-service days are over and students will be filtering into the classroom this week.  For veteran teachers this time can produce anxiety, but for new teachers it can be even more overwhelming. This fall, new teachers
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Student Teaching: An Unforgettable Experience


Student Teaching: An Unforgettable Experience

Whether you are a young teacher starting out or a veteran teacher, you will always remember your student teaching experience. It was the foundation that helped you become the teacher you are today. Both the good and the bad experiences influenced the decisions you made and continue to make in YOUR classroom.


 

Using Social Media in the Classroom


Using Social Media in the Classroom

What do ClassDojo, Twitter, WordPress, and Skype all have in common?  They were mentioned by the Really Good Teachers who joined us for #TeachChat on June 11, 2014.  Read below to discover some great new ways to use social media in the classroom and then join us on Wednesday, June 25th for our next #TeachChat
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Writing Center Posters Giveaway
Writing Center Posters Giveaway

Once upon a time, there were Really Good Teachers all over the country who were setting up their classrooms for the new school year.  They focused on their centers, decorated their walls, and were anxiously awaiting the arrival of their new students.  Then, with a gasp of dismay, they realized that they had forgotten to
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3 Superhero Classroom Bulletin Board Ideas
3 Superhero Classroom Bulletin Board Ideas

It’s a bird! It’s a plane!  It’s a classroom full of super students!  Nothing says strength, loyalty, courage, and determination like a superhero. Capture that enthusiasm and excitement in classroom bulletin boards that is designed with super learners in mind.  Here are three superhero bulletin board ideas for the classroom to get you started.  
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Children’s Literature Suggestions for Teachers
Children’s Literature Suggestions for Teachers

Really Good Teachers have the best suggestions for children’s literature.  After all, knowing what will excite students and ignite their love for reading is key to being a successful educator.  During the #TeachChat on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014, we asked teachers from across the country to share their favorite children’s literature titles with us.  Read
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