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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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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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#TeachChat Open Mic Night – July 9, 2014

#TeachChat Open Mic Night – July 9, 2014

When it is an Open Mic Night at #TeachChat, you just never know what teachers are going to ask.  From technology suggestions to behavior management to class birthday ideas, Open Mic Night brings out the best in Really Good Teachers.  The chat from July 9th, 2014 was no different and was filled with great suggestions.
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Getting Ready for the New School Year

Getting Ready for the New School Year

After a few weeks of summer vacation, the minds of Really Good Teachers start drifting to thoughts of back to school.  While in no hurry to rush the summer, the necessary planning and preparations soon find their way back into a teacher’s daily routine.  When we talked our #TeachChat teachers on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014, they
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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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How to Make It Through the End of the School Year: #TeachChat Archive

How to Make It Through the End of the School Year:  #TeachChat Archive

The finish line is in sight. Only a mile left to go in this marathon called “The School Year.” Some years are more challenging than others and our Really Good Teachers have some great tips for making it through the end of the school year without collapsing in exhaustion. Check out their great advice and
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Apps, Classroom Management, and Early Finishers: #TeachChat Archive

Apps, Classroom Management, and Early Finishers: #TeachChat Archive

It was BYOQ – Bring Your Own Question Night at #TeachChat on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 and our Really Good Teachers did not disappoint!  Armed with great questions and even better advice and tips, they discussed everything from apps to classroom management to the importance of making sure children have enough to eat before trying to
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How to Create a Positive Classroom Environment

How to Create a Positive Classroom Environment

We asked Really Good Teachers around the country to share with us some of their best tips and tricks for creating a positive, bully-free classroom community during the #TeachChat on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014.  They also shared their challenges and struggles with maintaining a positive classroom throughout the year.  If you are searching for a
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Successful Parent – Teacher Conference Tips

Successful Parent – Teacher Conference Tips

Get the most out of your next Parent/Teacher Conferences with some great tips and tricks from the Really Good Teachers of #TeachChat.  Check out the transcript from the March 19th, 2014 chat below and be sure to download your free ebook that is mentioned in the chat.  It is a helpful resource for making the
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Substitute Teacher Success: #TeachChat Archive – March 5, 2014

Substitute Teacher Success:  #TeachChat Archive – March 5, 2014

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
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