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It’s a Magical Giveaway!

It’s a magical giveaway this week on The Teachers’ Lounge, a Really Good Stuff blog!  Enter below for a chance to win The Magic e Wand and Card Set.  Your students will have fun while learning how “e” can change the vowel sound in a letter and you will enjoy having a pre-made center ready
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5 Fall Classroom Crafts for Kids


5 Fall Classroom Crafts for Kids

The crunch of fall leaves and smell of pumpkin spice is in the air as autumn makes its entrance.  Bring some of that festive fall feel into the classroom with some easy and inexpensive crafts to do with your students.  Weave them into science and history lessons, relate them to books about fall, and make
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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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Tips for Making It a Great School Year


Tips for Making It a Great School Year

This is a challenging time of year for teachers.  Despite the excitement about a new school year and a new group of students, there is much to be done.  Sometimes, in the hustle and bustle of back-to-school planning and preparing, the element of fun can get lost.  During #TeachChat on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014, we
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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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11 Free Science Websites for Kids


11 Free Science Websites for Kids

Non-fiction texts and sites have become even more important with the implementation of recent education standards.  For teachers with a limited budget, however, providing high-quality, age-appropriate materials has posed a significant challenge.  Thankfully, there are websites that will not only fill the non-fiction, science gap in the classroom, they also do it for free.  Get
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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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It’s a Magical Giveaway!
It’s a Magical Giveaway!

It’s a magical giveaway this week on The Teachers’ Lounge, a Really Good Stuff blog!  Enter below for a chance to win The Magic e Wand and Card Set.  Your students will have fun while learning how “e” can change the vowel sound in a letter and you will enjoy having a pre-made center ready
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Should Teachers Friend Parents on Social Media
Should Teachers Friend Parents on Social Media

One of our Really Good Teachers recently posed the question to our Facebook audience about friending parents and students on social media sites.  “How does everyone feel about friending parents on social media? I have always said no but have already had requests this year. One is a teacher in the district from another school.
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5 Fall Classroom Crafts for Kids
5 Fall Classroom Crafts for Kids

The crunch of fall leaves and smell of pumpkin spice is in the air as autumn makes its entrance.  Bring some of that festive fall feel into the classroom with some easy and inexpensive crafts to do with your students.  Weave them into science and history lessons, relate them to books about fall, and make
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