Suicide Awareness and Prevention for Teachers Suicide Prevention Day is coming up and will be September 10, 2017. As of 8-1-2017, the 2016 Minnesota State Legislature requires teachers to take at least a one hour training about Suicide Prevention Best Practices for license re-certification. Although suicide was included in a class I took about
Oriental Trading Helps Organize Back to School This post explains how Oriental Trading helps organize back to school for teachers prepare a successful school year prior to the first day of class. You hear teachers say, "It is all in the set up!" as they work in buildings to set up classes before school
A Single Shard Book Review and Free Student Work Pages A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park is book for ages 9 and up set in medieval Korea. This post is part of a summer read around the world blog hop by Multicultural Kids at MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series. The picture at
OpenDyslexic Font for Electronic Devices and Kindle This post is about using the OpenDyslexic font for electronic devices and Kindle. Recently, I was reviewing children’s books by Theodore Jerome Cohen and noticed he has a Young Adult (YA) book written under his pen name, Alyssa Devine, that is available in paperback using the OpenDyslexic font. (A regular edition
This post has editable teacher calendars 2017-July-2018 Freebies for the northern and southern hemispheres. Each year Teachers' Clip Art and Wise Owl Factory team up to offer calendars for teacher use. I hardly have to say the first calendar is for the northern hemisphere, where I live if you have used these before! Click
Guinevere At the Dawn of Legend Book Two This post is about Cheryl Carpinello's new book, Guinevere: at the Dawn of Legend for the summer 2017 blog tour. I bought my own book and all the links in this post are non-affiliate. This story has a strong female protagonist facing very difficult circumstances.
This post is about Fuzzy Wuzzy, a book by Theodore Jerome Cohen with a free educational resource including letter sized teaching posters and paper stick puppets. My recent blog posts have been about two other books by Theodore Jerome Cohen, including Pepe Builds a Nest and Rufus Finds a Home. I made free educational printables for
BC Stack is Back Get Yours Here for 2017 BC Stack Starts the early morning 12 a.m. CST July 19th and ends the night of July 26th at 11:59 pm CST There are 65 products, many of them valued over $1,000 I like the idea of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But getting 25% off a TV is not
Rufus Finds a Home Book Review and Free Resource Rufus Finds a Home by Theodore Jerome Cohen teaches children about empathy and the difficulty of sometimes having to give up something we love. I bought the book myself and the links are non-affiliate. I recently posted about another of Ted's books, Pepe Builds a Nest
This post has a round of up three books with bully themes and their accompanying free printable instant download educational resources. Karmack is a book for third grade and up, and the focus is on a group of 5th grade bullies. The Karmack post has a free literature unit for use in grades 3-6.