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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.*  


5 Perfect Plants for the Classroom

5 Perfect Plants for the Classroom

Spider plants?  Ferns?  Which plants are best for the classroom?  For those teachers who are lucky enough to be allowed foliage in their classroom, deciding which plants to include in their space can be a challenging task.  We asked teachers from around the country which plants they prefer in their teaching space.  Find out which
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Winter Decorating Ideas for the Classroom

Winter Decorating Ideas for the Classroom

It is that time of year again!  The weather is colder and the you and your students are all spending a little bit more time in the classroom.  Making the classroom feel and look even more inviting than it usually does is a great way to beat the wintertime blues.  Check out the following decorating
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How to Get Things to Stick to Cinder Block Walls

How to Get Things to Stick to Cinder Block Walls

Classroom teachers across the country are often faced with decorating restrictions due to fire codes and school rules.  For years they have also tried to figure out how to get their posters and signs to stick to the cinder block walls in the classroom.  The following tips should work, individually or in-combination, for just about
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#TeachChat Archive: Decorating the Classroom and Beyond – July 10, 2013

#TeachChat Archive:  Decorating the Classroom and Beyond – July 10, 2013

You know it was a great #TeachChat when there are over 70 pages to the transcript. The teachers who attended the July 10th, 2013 chat lived up to the term Really Good Teachers and filled the hour with great ideas for decorating and more. We had the pleasure of meeting some brand new teachers to
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80 Classroom Theme and Decorating Ideas

80 Classroom Theme and Decorating Ideas

Creating a fun and productive learning environment in the classroom has a lot to do with organization.  It also has a lot to do with how the classroom looks.  A welcome, inviting theme is much more likely to engage students than a sterile environment.  As the new school year quickly approaches, consider adding one of
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Using Themes and Decor to Promote Classroom Community

Using Themes and Decor to Promote Classroom Community

Some teachers like to create one, unified theme for their classroom. Others will focus more on displaying students’ work, while yet others take the “minimalist” approach. No one style is better than another, but they are all intended to create a community within the classroom, an inviting place that encourages students to learn. This month
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3 Ways to Decorate the Classroom for Valentine’s Day

3 Ways to Decorate the Classroom for Valentine’s Day

Now, more than ever, emphasizing kindness, compassion, and tolerance are essential character lessons in the classroom.  This year, make a point of stressing the importance  of those traits in your holiday decor.  Decorate your classroom for Valentine’s Day with one of the ideas below that is sure to inspire kindness in your classroom.


Common Core Standards and Anchor Charts

Common Core Standards and Anchor Charts

by Melanie Ralbusky, Monthly Columnist Hello, to all of my sweet friends! This is Melanie from Schoolgirl Style. This month, I’ve been asked to blog about Common Core. Although I know quite a bit about Common Core from being a classroom teacher, my blog is about DECORATING! But, believe it or not, Common Core and
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Fresh New Way to Greet Families

Fresh New Way to Greet Families

Idea by Amanda, Kindergarten Teacher, Alliance, OH Before our Open House in mid-September, I have all my students sign a paper that reads, “Thanks for coming! It really ‘mint’ a lot!” I display the sign alongside a basket of candy mints. Families love it every year!