Monday, August 16, 2021

August 2021 Teacher Talk

 Posted by Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern


It's August Teacher Talk Time.....Hopefully you have a wonderful year whether you are physically in your classroom, using a hybrid model, or distance learning.  We have so many great tips and ideas for you from awesome educators. Be sure to take a look at what everyone has to say.

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Is Summer Vacation Over Already?

By Deann Marin of Socrates Lantern

Someone posted on Facebook that August is like Sunday for teachers! We're elated when the weekend comes around, and love Saturday, it's one of our fun days, but then the dreaded Sunday comes, you have to correct papers, do lesson plans, and go to bed at a reasonable hour, you know the routine. Here are some great tips for connecting with your students on the first day.


Take the Stress Out of This year's Teacher Evaluations

By Retta London of Rainbowcity Learning

How to get a head start on prepping for stress-free teacher evaluations this year.


Starfish Up!

By Gini Musanno of Reading Spotlight

Hopefully, normal and safe school operations will be returning this fall, but will your students be wilting at their desks before long? This a simple reminder that a constant requirement for kids to sit in desks quietly hour after hour will be a difficult challenge for all, and actual torment for some.


How Many Classroom Rules Do You Need?

By Vicky Rauch of Scipi

Now that most of us are getting geared up for a new school year, it's time to think about what classroom rules need to be established. I would suggest making a few general rules that are clear and understandable since being too specific often leads to complicated, wordy rules that might cover every possible situation.


Bingo Lingo

By Renee Heiss of  All-American Teacher Tools

Bingo Lingo gives teachers many options for creating and playing bingo with their students.


Comparing and Contrasting Two Short Stories

Learning to compare and contrast two short stories is a great lesson for the beginning of the fall semester.


Back-to-School Writing Activities In-Person & Digital

10 engaging back-to-school writing activities for grades 4-8


6 Helpful Tips for the First Day of School

Learn 6 great tips for a successful first day of school


First Day of School Picture Books

Are you looking for diverse reads that are inclusive? A great class library has books that provide those mirrors, windows and sliding doors that are for all students!


How to Teach Word Problems? Teach 5 Steps in Solving Word Problems on the First Day of School…

If teaching word problems continues to be your math nemesis, try something different this year and start teaching the Word Problem of the Day.

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