Who better to ask about substitute teacher advice than the Really Good Teachers who frequent #TeachChat? On March 5, 2014, we asked our teachers what their best advice was for substitutes, for teachers who need to plan for substitutes, and for subbing in general. Since all of those who participated had subbed before getting their
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Check out the resources in the graphic or below for ways to talk with your students about bullying and its effects. It’s Time to Take a Stand.
When looking for free educational apps, Android users are often left out as lists are overwhelmingly for Apple products. If you are lucky enough to have an Android tablet device in your classroom, never fear – there are plenty of free and educational apps for you to download. Below are 10 apps you might want
Finding the right read-alouds at the beginning of the school year can help alleviate student anxiety. For lower elementary grades this is particularly important. Stock your read-aloud basket with some of the great titles below to get you started.
Creating a digital portfolio is a great alternative to keeping stacks and files of papers for your students all year long. Not only does the digital portfolio save space, it also makes it easy to organize and customize each students’ work. You do not need to have a lot of technical experience or digital equipment
by Diana Remick, Monthly Columnist Not all students learn the same way or at the same rate. To ensure that students will receive the instruction they need, a balanced literacy approach is implemented in my classroom. The following information is in my 2nd Grade Handbook so that families understand and support the various components that
Really Good Stuff, Inc. was awarded Platinum for their Wellness Programs on February 28th, 2014 at the Annual Breakfast of The Business Council of Fairfield County at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel.
With the Common Core Standards (CCS) comes a need for lessons that meet new standards and requirements for each grade. Getting a handle on which grades need what material can be tricky for even the most savvy educators. Thankfully, there are new products, materials, and resources that can help educators tackle the standards successfully.
It’s that time again! School is about to start and getting your bulletin boards in order is a top priority. No matter what your classroom theme is, the three ideas below are sure to transform your empty boards into a welcoming display for students and families.
For the youngest test-takers, anxiety about the unknown can be overwhelming. In fact, test anxiety can start as early as Kindergarten! Thankfully, some Really Good Teachers are filled with ideas to ease the minds of the youngest students.