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70 Higher-Order Thinking Questions and Stems (Free Printable)

70 Higher-Order Thinking Questions and Stems (Free Printable)

Want to help your students make strong connections with subject material? Ensure you’re using all six levels of cognitive thinking. This means asking lower-order thinking questions as well as higher-order thinking questions. Learn more about them here, and find...

7 Types of Play Important for Promoting Child Development

7 Types of Play Important for Promoting Child Development

As teachers, we see firsthand how kids of all ages need to play. We understand how various types of play can be catalysts for learning, social-emotional growth, physical development, building executive functioning skills, and creativity. Jill Vialet, play...

16 Must-Read Novels for Your Summer TBR Pile

16 Must-Read Novels for Your Summer TBR Pile

Ahhhhh, the sweet scents and subtle sounds of summer have arrived. I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things to do on summer break (or any break, for that matter) is read. No, I’m not talking about a professional development book on perfecting the...

The Water Cycle for Kids (Google Slides, Video, and More)

The Water Cycle for Kids (Google Slides, Video, and More)

When we teach kids about the water cycle, we reveal the fascinating process of water transforming and traveling across the globe. When kids observe the water cycle’s stages, they engage in scientific inquiry. Plus, it helps them understand the importance of...

Teacher TikTok Ban

Teacher TikTok Ban

Across the country, many teachers are following the news about the potential TikTok ban. Some—especially middle and high school teachers—would welcome a ban on an app that causes so much student distraction. But other teachers are worried are worried about how...

120 Classroom Themes and Decor Ideas for Every Teacher’s Style

120 Classroom Themes and Decor Ideas for Every Teacher’s Style

Are you incredibly excited to decorate your classroom in new ways each year? Do you like to change up the theme of your classroom every so many months? Perhaps you are an avid camper/nature enthusiast and what you really want is to bring the outdoors in with an...

35 Awesome Career-Readiness Activities That Teach Soft Skills

35 Awesome Career-Readiness Activities That Teach Soft Skills

When it’s time for students to start working and/or head to college, they’ll need “soft skills,” otherwise known as career-readiness or job-readiness skills, in addition to academic knowledge and vocational skills. Soft skills are those characteristics that...

34 Best Classroom Rugs on Amazon, According to Teachers

34 Best Classroom Rugs on Amazon, According to Teachers

34 Best Classroom Rugs on Amazon, According to Teachers Skip to main content 100 Last-Day-of-School Activities Your Students Will Love! LEARN MORE Every product is independently selected by (obsessive) editors. Things you buy through our links may earn us a...

What Is a Career Academy?

What Is a Career Academy?

Career academies have been around since 1969. But if you’re just hearing about them for the first time, you came to the right place. We’ll explain what the career academy model means and so much more. What is a career academy? Career academies are schools...

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