Microsoft Office Academic List Templates →
kicksandgiggles: A collection of 32 templates that could prove useful to educators. Maybe you’re in a bind and don’t have time to create a monthly homework checklist. Have no fear! There is a “multi-purpose monthly checklist” just for you. Other examples include: Test Taking Tips One Hundred Days of School Reading Log Class Contact List In which kicksandgiggles proves once again, she is a...
kicksandgiggles: leftyjenkins: So, remember the interview I had last week that I didn’t think went so well? I got the job!!! So happy! That’s what’s up! Go lefty, go lefty! Wooohooo! Good news all around!
Google A-Z - Google Docs →
kbkonnected: A list of everything Google. Love it! via @web20classroom
The Reading Season... →
roughdrafts1: A Summer Reading Guide from the LA Times! There are lots of books here to peruse here. The best part is when you put your cursor over a book cover, the summary and price pop up. I think my Goodreads is about to get an influx of books to-read!
Here's a Google Doc that's open for anyone to edit
teamteachers: Go nuts. Let’s see what the Education community can make this weekend. The sky’s the limit. Here’s the link. We’re still running the Socratic Dialogue if you wanted to collaborate with other educators with a bit more structure. Read more about that here.
How do you manage your personal budgets?
jekoh asked: Congratulations from me AND from anyone who knows about the difficulty of teachers' job searching through me! I've been letting all my friends know "You know how hard it is to find a teaching job right now? One of the teachers I know on tumblr just got one!" So you also have "That's great!"s from people you've never even seen text from.
Just gave a bunch of my craft supplies (opened) to...
Not worth shipping, but so hard to part with!
Scholastic Dollar Deals →
monasequeda: Scholastic has a bunch of reproducible ebooks (pdf format) for $1.00 each. They look like the paperbacks- just in pdf form. This makes sense since I just make copies and put them in a binder anyways (As opposed to always copying from the book). Has anyone used Scholastic’s ebooks?
theteachersdesk: This activity can be used to prevent bullying in the classroom, to establish a shared code of conduct in the classroom, to help students develop a social conscience or to bring respect into the classroom. This activity is done in two parts: on a personal level, then as a group. Personal Peace Manifesto Tell students that they will be writing a personal Peace...
When I look at this generation, for the most part I see book smart kids who have...– a reader’s comment on NY Times article (via naturalkween) I’d love the link to the article.
Doing What Works - Research-based practices at... →
Doing What Works (DWW) is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The goal of DWW is to create an online library of resources that may help teachers, schools, districts, states and technical assistance providers implement research-based instructional practice. Hey everyone, this is a “must-save” resource. The purpose of the site is to take educational research...
CNN Money: Trump's 'university' targeted by NY... →
he company formerly known as Trump University is one of several for-profit schools under investigation by the New York Attorney General, a Trump spokesman confirmed Friday. George Sorial, managing director of The Trump Organization, said the group has received an inquiry from the state of New York and is planning to provide the information requested. Interesting. Excuse me, Mr. Trump...
novicephoenix asked: YOU GOT A POSITION!!!!! YOU DESERVE IT SOOO MUCH!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) :)
gjmueller asked: Congrats on the new position!!! I know you were stressed about it so I'm wishing you strength while you move and start a new school/class!
Ed. Gov Blog: ED Wraps Up National Conversations... →
I’m glad they are having these conversations, but I wish they would tell us more about what the decided the best practices are for these students based on research and experience!
Nice Person's Disease
In my 2nd year of teaching, on a particularly stressful week, I completely unloaded on one of my work friends about absolutely everything that was bothering me. She listened intently and then said, ”I know what the problem is, you have the nice person’s disease. I used to have it too. You don’t know how to say no. You don’t know how to put yourself first. Sometimes...
world-shaker asked: My long list didn't really sound right, so I just want to borrow a line from you and say "Thank you for everything you do." I'm grateful for the opportunity to work with you, and I think we've done (and continue to do) some really incredible things with the other educators on Tumblr.
Also, that is why I am confident that rapture is...