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Is That a Funny Joke?

Revive your class with laughter while expanding vocabulary, improving conversational skills, and exploring the nature of humor.

routines and procedures

Keeping a Germ-Free Classroom

Lynn Cashell, a teacher in Springfield, Pennsylvania

Keep your classroom one step ahead of cold and flu season with these great tips!

student health

Feeling Fit Mileage Club

Julie Dean, an ESE teacher at Citrus Elementary School in Indian River Co., Florida

Keep fit in 2015 and motivate your school with this easy-to-implement program! 


Awesome Noise Control

Deborah Allen, a fourth-grade teacher at Valmead Elementary School in Lenoir, North Carolina

An awesome alternative to screaming "Shut up!" - that really works!

Connect with Your Peers

Students Making Excuses

Oct. 21, 2014

Pat says, “When I tell a student to stop talking, he will reply, "I'm not the only one talking". How do I respond to this student? ”

Oct. 21, 2014

Kate Ortiz says, “It is helpful to make sure that your expectations are clear and students know when they are and aren't supposed to be talking. This clarity needs to include what you consider to be appropriate volume in different situations and what individual volume should sound like during group work.…”

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What to Expect in 2015

Saad Alam, CEO of edtech company Citelighter, shares lessons learned from helping over 3,000 schools adopt new technology.