It’s nearly back to school time, and teachers are processing a lot of emotions right now. Some are chugging coffee, some are stress-buying office supplies, and some are caught in an endless frenzy of writing and re-writing unit plans. Whichever vibes you’re feeling right now, there is one thing that all teachers have in common: You have too much to do, and too little time. I want to help you get at least one thing off your plate. These Meet the Teacher Templates will save you hours of time and stress. You’ll get editable digital templates for EVERYTHING that you need for meet the teacher night. As a lover of fun stationery, here’s my favorite part: When you download this resource, … [Read more...]
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Back to School 2021: The Best Supplies for Teachers on Amazon
Back when I was a student, anticipating a new school year was both extremely exciting and intensely nerve-wracking. Now, as an experienced teacher… it’s the same range of emotions, actually. Another thing that hasn’t changed is my love of back-to-school shopping. Finding beautiful new school supplies is a great way to soothe those pre-September nerves. To get ready for back to school 2021, check out Amazon’s best supplies for teachers! *This post includes affiliate links. Start with the Essentials: A Simple, Stylish Totebag To Hold Everything You Need Reviewers agree that it’s big and sturdy enough to hold a laptop and tons of papers, but still cute enough to be worn … [Read more...]
The Best Learning Tools for Back to School!
Hi Teachers! If you've been following my blog, you may have seen recent posts about this new resource line, Interactive VocAppulary™! This resource is essentially an interactive vocabulary activity where students design apps for each vocabulary word for their themed Smartphone! What is unique about Interactive VocAPPulary™ is that it combines the use of illustration, word walls, and flashcards in a trendy, student-friendly package. Why is it the perfect learning tool for Back to School? Students can create them for ANY topic! Do you have a specific set of procedures for the first week of school? You could use this interactive activity to teach students the rules of the … [Read more...]
BEST YEAR EVER – Back to School Sale on TpT!
Hi teacher friends,Have you heard the exciting news?! The big Back to School sale on Teachers pay Teachers is going on right now! Let's make it the BEST YEAR EVER! Let's just say my whole body hurts right now from sitting at my computer. Not only have I been creating resources like a crazy person, I've been filling up my cart and purchasing some fabulous TpT resources for the upcoming school year. If you head on over to TpT, all the resources in the StudentSavvy store are 20% off! Don't forget to use promo code BESTYEAR for that extra 8% savings! Yay!! Here are some Back to School resources you may want to check out for the upcoming school year! Back to School Night … [Read more...]
Back to School Night Stress – How to Overcome it!
Hey teacher friends, I hope you all are starting the year off strong! Many of us are back in the classroom, enjoying the first few weeks of school. You are back in your teaching zone, loving the routine and new group of students. The first week was exhausting, but now you feel like everything is finally coming together. Suddenly, a fellow teacher asks you about your presentation for the upcoming Back to School Night. By upcoming, I mean tomorrow! Wait, what?? You finally found your stride and now you need to be the host for the evening, showing off a beautifully decorated classroom while having the perfect presentation prepared? ! Where do you start? And most importantly, when … [Read more...]
FLASH FREEBIE – Back to School Activities GAMES Collection!
READY...SET..... DOWNLOAD! The Flash Freebie is going on RIGHT NOW! (until 8 PDT) "Beginning of the Year Activities - Games Collection!" will be listed as FREE! Download this FREE RESOURCE here! … [Read more...]
Back to School GIVEAWAY!!!
Who is ready for a BIG Back to School giveaway?! For all the hard work teachers do during the beginning of the year, they deserve fabulous prizes! This giveaway might be a little late for some, I know many of you are already back in the classroom! Hope you are enjoying your first few weeks! Even if you are already off to a running start, who doesn't have room for 700+ scented stickers, planners, stamps, notepads, and post-it notes?!? Be sure to enter so you can win these awesome Back to School prizes!!! Enter the giveaway below! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]
Back to School Resources!
Hi everyone! Where did summer go?! It flew by so quickly! I spent this summer with my fiance planning for our upcoming wedding in November. I just had my bridal shower last week at my sisters and it was perfect!! My sister & sister in law did such an amazing job with the decorations and games... and I'm so thankful for how they've supported me through the whole planning process. Aaaaand amidst all the wedding excitement, I realize it's already time for back to school. How did this happen?!? If you're not feeling ready to jump into classroom content, I recently blogged about fun Beginning of the Year & Back to School activities, you can find it here.. I'm so … [Read more...]
The Best Back-to-School Blog Posts
From classroom organization to first day of school activities, this collection of blog posts will set you up for back-to-school success. There's something for everyone PreK - middle school. So without further ado, here are a few of my favorite teacher blog posts (labeled by grade) to help set you up for success in the coming school year! K - 6th Grade Start the School Year Off Right! will help you get ready for the busy season. Melissa Bonito from Peas in a Pod offers some smart tips and tricks to help set the stage for a smooth school year. You won't want to miss her top 5 back to school tips, and how she goes about teaching classroom … [Read more...]
5 Medieval Times Activities for Middle School
Are you on the hunt for engaging and effective Medieval Times activities for middle school? This can certainly be a fun yet challenging time period to teach. However, incorporating a wide variety of activities can definitely help engage your students and increase mastery of these more difficult topics. Luckily, most 7th graders have some background knowledge of Medieval Times even if they don’t realize it! In fact, some of their favorite books, movies, and shows likely include cool castles, battles, arts, and food inspired by the Middle Ages. This definitely makes it much easier to create buy-in with the right Medival Times activities. In short, teaching Medieval Times doesn’t have to be … [Read more...]
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