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10 Tips for Controlling Classroom Clutter

10 Tips for Controlling Classroom Clutter

Can you imagine a classroom without clutter?  What if everything was in its place and easy to access?  Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it?  During the #TeachChat on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014, we talked with our Really Good Teachers about controlling clutter in the classroom.  The ideas were practical, easy to implement, and teacher-tested.  Discover
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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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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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7 Ways to Practice Sight Words

7 Ways to Practice Sight Words

Sure the Dolch sight words are an impressive list, but with a little bit of practice your students can master them in no time.  If you are searching for some ways to get some hands on practice, check out these seven really good ways to help your children learn.  Whether you are a preschool teacher,
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Keeping Your Class Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Keeping Your Class Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Whether you want to admit it or not, cold and flu season is quickly approaching.  Once the first sniffles hit your classroom door, odds are that they will spread like wildfire to the other students in your class.  While it is almost impossible to prevent getting sick at least once during the school year, there
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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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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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