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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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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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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!


I Have a Giveaway, Who Has an Entry? Literacy Center Contest

I Have a Giveaway, Who Has an Entry? Literacy Center Contest

Setting up classroom literacy centers can be both time consuming and costly.  Printing, laminating, assembling…they all take their toll on your energy and your classroom budget.  Thankfully, Really Good Stuff has introduced a new series of Literacy Centers designed with your students’ comprehension in mind.  As with all Really Good Stuff Literacy Centers, the new
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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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