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8 Practical Holiday Gifts Every Teacher will Treasure

These holiday gifts for teachers are guaranteed to spread joy

Written by Jackie Cali Hunt, Account Executive Manager

This time of year, teachers revel in receiving gifts from students, parents, significant others, or school leadership. It’s actually never a bad time to buy a teacher a gift, but this time of year marks the halfway point where teachers can take a small breath of reprieve before the holiday season.

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Participate in National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month is a great way to bring students from across the school community

There’s no doubt that bullying is a problem that affects a huge range of people. Studies show that at least 28 percent of U.S. students in grades 6 to 12 experience bullying, and that 99 percent of students in grades 6 to 12 experience cyberbullying.

Bullying isn’t just unpleasant. It can have potentially harmful or grave effects. In fact, experts believe that there is a direct link between suicidal thoughts and attempts and being victim to a bully.

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Time Management Techniques for Students

Use these time management techniques for your students

Students benefit significantly when they manage their time wisely as it teaches them responsibility and can enhance their academic performance. But often students need guidance to make the most of their time. The great news is that there are several ways you can help your students get more structure in their day.

Here are some effective time management techniques students can use to stay productive and get what they need to be done in a timely manner.

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5 Ways Posters Improve School Culture (Free Design Templates)

Get Free Print-Ready School Posters

Building school culture takes time and is an ongoing mission for school leaders. One of the easiest ways to improve school culture day in and day out is through posters.

A simple poster can further create an engaging learning environment. Promote your school’s policies and expectations by placing posters on the walls, windows, and doors throughout the school.

Read more below and download some of our 10 free print-ready posters.
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Your Summer Reading List: Top 10 Books for Teachers

Here are the top 10 books for teachers

For many, summer is the season to unwind. The warm weather is the perfect excuse to lounge during beach trips, days poolside, and hammock filled afternoons. It’s also the season to cross off some titles from your reading list.

While there is an endless number of books to read, we compiled the best books for teachers. This list focuses on professional development for educators and offers strategies, tips, and insights to apply in the classroom during the school year.

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7 Grading Strategies Guaranteed To Save You Time

Check Out These 7 Grading Strategies Guaranteed To Save You Time

Grading students’ work is a necessary part of any teacher’s job. However, it can be time-consuming and take away from other important aspects of education, too.

Thankfully, there are grading strategies you can apply to better manage your time. To be efficient with your time, you have to have a plan for keeping grading to a minimum. When you apply effective grading strategies to your grading routine, you can save time and focus more on teaching.
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