Category: Teacher Life

Teacher Life Hacks Flipboard App

Leah @ What’s New With Leah  shared this great teacher life hack for keeping up with current events. As a sociology and world history teacher, I need to keep up with the news, and I need to dig deeper than the front page or just three or four sources. But as a

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10 Tips for Dressing Well on a Teacher Budget

All over Instagram, I see teacher fashion influencers. I want all the clothes, however, my teacher salary does not allow me to have a lot of teacher fashion pieces. Teachers are professionals, therefore it is important that we dress professionally. It can be difficult to find stylish and professional-looking clothes

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Teacher Life Hack Tidy Tubs

Arisbeth @ Sailing Into Second had this great idea to keep her floors tidy while her students were putting together their interactive notebook pages. She provides each group with a tidy tub to put their scraps into. At the end of the period, one person from each group dumps the bucket

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Teacher Life Hack Art Cleanup Tip

Does anyone else dread art class clean up? I know it makes me a bit cranky! Thanks to Christina @ Hanging Around In Primary for this genius tip. She uses plastic wrap on her paint trays for easy cleanup. Fast Finisher Art Activity This is my favourite faster finisher assignment because it still

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Teacher Life Hack Managing Reusable Bags

I hate paying for plastic grocery bags. So I keep all of my reusable bags on a giant climbing carabineer in the trunk of my car. When I stop at a store, I grab my bunch of bags and hook them onto the cart. Now I don’t have to waste

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Teacher Life Hack Photocopying Tips

  This fantastic idea is from Arisbeth from Sailing into Second. She uses clothes pins with labels on top to help organize photocopying tasks for her parent volunteers. She outlines this idea in more detail in this blog post. I love this idea to help me organize my own photocopying

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Teacher Life Hack New Student Bags

I take everything a new student might need and put it in a Ziploc baggie. I put these baggies in my filing cabinet. When I get a new student, I pull one out and it has everything they need. I’m not running around during my conference time trying to get

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Effective and realistic strategies to help teachers survive and cope with teacher burnout from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Tips for Avoiding Teacher Burnout

Teacher burnout is a real fact of a career in teaching. Every year the demands increase, but no other tasks gets removed to compensate for this additional workload. We had a really good #2ndaryELA Twitter chat on this topic and I curated the best tips in the Storify below. Topics

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