Fun Stuff

How Teachers Feel on the Last Day of School (as told by Happy Endings)

I don't know about you, but the last day of school is pretty much both the best and the worst day of the year. I am so excited for summer break to finally start, after ten months of burnout, stress, and late night grading. BUT, I also know that my time with the students is… Continue reading How Teachers Feel on the Last Day of School (as told by Happy Endings)

Life, Resources

How Teachers Can Use Trello to Simplify Their Lives

Okay, I know this post is going to sound like an advertisment for Trello, but I promise you it's not. I am in no way sponsered by or affiliated with them. I just freaking love how streamlined my life and to-do list is when using them. There's a few other similar services available you might… Continue reading How Teachers Can Use Trello to Simplify Their Lives

Fun Stuff

How Teachers Feel the Day Before Spring Break (as Told by VEEP)

I don't know about you, but even though I definitely don't "Spring Break" like I did when I was 20, it doesn't mean I don't look forward to it like a giddy teenager. This is especially true when I've been finishing up report cards, working on student educational plans, and slugging through piles of snow… Continue reading How Teachers Feel the Day Before Spring Break (as Told by VEEP)

Fun Stuff

A Day in the Life of a Teacher on Valentine’s Day (as told by The Office)

As teachers, when holidays (especially fake, Hallmark holidays, like Valentine's Day) roll around, we go through a range of emotions. On the one hand, these are some of the best days we have - we get to have class parties, decorate, create fun themed assignments, and dress up. On the other had, we have to… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Teacher on Valentine’s Day (as told by The Office)

Classroom, Elementary, Junior High, Resources, school

Mega List of 71 Things All Teachers Need From Amazon

Okay, the worst part about Amazon is that I'm afriad Jeff Bezos will take over the world. BUT, the best is that you can basically find anything, for a good price, and it will show up the next day. So, that kinda tips the scales for me. I find this particularly helpful when I realize… Continue reading Mega List of 71 Things All Teachers Need From Amazon

Fun Stuff

How Teachers Feel the First Day Back from Winter Break (as Told by Friends)

How does everyone feel coming back from break? Personally, I am a jumble of mixed emotions. I feel rested and ready to tackle the rest of the year. I am a nerd, so I've usually spent a chunk of time falling down pinterest rabbit holes and finding new things to bring into my classroom. Yet,… Continue reading How Teachers Feel the First Day Back from Winter Break (as Told by Friends)

Classroom

45+ Productive Things for Teachers to Do During “Down Time”

I know, I know, there's never down time when you're a teacher! But hear me out, guys;  I'm posting this during the COVID-19 pandemic and my district has instructed us to not overwhelm kids with too much work. Not only does not everyone have access to technology, many students are already afraid and anxious, looking… Continue reading 45+ Productive Things for Teachers to Do During “Down Time”