Teacher Support Tips + Tools

Parent-Teacher Conference Talking Points for Teachers

Parent-Teacher Conference Talking Points for Teachers

Parent-teacher conferences are a pivotal aspect of the educational journey. They serve as a bridge that connects the efforts of educators with the concerns and desires parents may have for their child. The primary objective of these conferences is to update...

Streamline Your Teaching: Essential Time-Saving Tips for Teachers

Streamline Your Teaching: Essential Time-Saving Tips for Teachers

As a teacher, time is one of our most precious resources. Balancing lesson planning, grading, classroom management, student engagement, and administrative tasks can often leave us wishing we had extra time in the day. Effective time management isn't just a skill—it's...

Parent-Teacher Conference Checklist to Help Teachers Prepare

Parent-Teacher Conference Checklist to Help Teachers Prepare

Have you ever found yourself juggling a dozen tasks in preparation for parent-teacher conferences, wondering if you've covered all the bases? Conferences are important for building strong relationships with parents and ensuring students' success, but the amount of...

Create Your Own Board Game: A Fun End of the Year Activity

Create Your Own Board Game: A Fun End of the Year Activity

As the school year winds down, many teachers are looking for creative and engaging activities to keep their students motivated and learning until the very end. One activity that is sure to get your students excited is create your own board game. Not only is it a fun...

3 Strategies to Make Student Led Conferences Work for You

3 Strategies to Make Student Led Conferences Work for You

Student-led conferences are a fantastic way for students to take ownership of their learning and for teachers to gain a more comprehensive understanding of their student's abilities and progress. However, it can be overwhelming for students and teachers if not...

The Power of Classroom Hand Signals

The Power of Classroom Hand Signals

How do you handle the student who always has a comment during your lessons? What about the student who has to go to the bathroom ten times during testing? Classroom hand signals saved my sanity, no matter what grade level I was teaching. This communication system made...

5 Tips That Will Increase Teacher Productivity at School

5 Tips That Will Increase Teacher Productivity at School

Have you ever been the last one in the parking lot at school? If not, high five to YOU for mastering your teacher productivity! I have been the last car more times than I want to admit. Honestly, it’s all because I wasn’t great at using my time productively during the...

Back to School Made Easy with Forms, Checklists, and Printables

Back to School Made Easy with Forms, Checklists, and Printables

Getting ready for a new school year can be stressful. Meetings, planning, professional development, classroom setup - the list goes on. One way to make things a little less hectic is to use forms and checklists to help keep you organized. These printables can be used...

How to Customize and Set Up the Perfect DIY Teacher Planner

How to Customize and Set Up the Perfect DIY Teacher Planner

Many teacher planners available on the market are quite expensive and not customizable. If you want a lesson planner that is tailored specifically to your needs, then you may want to consider creating your own. This guide is filled with tips and tricks and will show...

How Using Positive Notes for Students Made Me a Better Teacher

How Using Positive Notes for Students Made Me a Better Teacher

It’s far too easy to get stuck in a funk mindset where the smallest things can irritate you. By mid-year, I’d start to feel that little nag in the back of my mind that would start focusing on the ridiculous things my students were doing. It made me miserable. Adding...