Contributions

What I Wish I Had Known About Recess

Contributor: Ruth Anna Kuhns | File type : Blog Post

Recess.  Do you rejoice?  Moan?  Feel uncertain?  Yes, I have been there too.  Recess is designed to give students a break from study, and a chance to exercise.  Our little people's minds a... Read More

High School Chemistry Syllabus

Contributor: Brian J Martin | File type : Curricular

Brian shares his objectives, texts, and materials for teaching high school chemistry. Download the syllabus or preview it below. ... Read More

Educating in Changing Times

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Article

Resources for Schooling at Home A ship lost at sea for many days suddenly sighted a friendly vessel. From the mast of the unfortunate vessel was seen a signal: “Water, water. We die of thirst.”... Read More

Six Bulletin Board Ideas

Contributor: LaFaye Weaver | File type : Curricular

Thanks to Lafaye for sharing these six sweet bulletin boards. Scroll down for inspiration, and click on an image to view at full resolution.

Communicating Well from the Beginning

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

Communication can make or break your school year. From the onset, you want to be intentional on communicating your expectations to your students and patrons as well as hearing their expectations, ... Read More

Effective Instruction in the Classroom

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“Effective instruction practices are an integral part of effective behavior management practices” (Sprick, 2006). Effective instruction influences student behavior and will prevent much misbeh... Read More

The Summer Bucket List for the Teacher

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

At the end of a school term, I sent off my students with a list of fifty tasks to complete over the summer. Certainly they were all optional, and some were more educational than others. This year,... Read More

Living History Threads Worksheets

Contributor: Libby (Turner) Boss | File type : Teaching Material

Libby made these worksheets to go with five Threads booklets written and published by Faith Builders. She writes, "My school (in Ireland) couldn't afford the whole curriculum, so I just purchased the ... Read More

Doodle Greeting Cards

Contributor: Anne Hilty | File type : Teaching Material

Use these pages to print your own single-fold cards. Add some color with markers, crayons, or colored pencils. Or use these as inspirations to create your own doodles. Download the cards now or pre... Read More

June, July, August, and the Teacher

Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

Every teacher has seen the sentiment that the best months of the school year are June, July, and August. Every teacher knows the inaccuracy of the witticism but there are ways that we can use June... Read More