31 Fall Art Projects Kids Will Love

Autumn is in the air and you can hardly look to the left or right without seeing an abundance of creative inspiration in the form of pumpkins, scarecrows, sunflowers, and foliage. Whether you prefer Halloween or Thanksgiving, they both provide plenty of inspiration for your next art project. Jack-o’-lanterns, witches, spiders, candy corn, and turkeys … Read more

The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too

by Terry Heick Schools, as we know them, are dying. Shopping, as we know it, is dying. While both are obvious, one loss seems to breed opportunity while the other makes us hold on for dear life. Why? First, some context. Nestled between the perceived ‘old way’ (learning in person) and ‘new way’ (learning through … Read more

Think, Pair, Share, Now Show Me! 💥

@TeacherToolkit In 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the ‘most followed teacher on social media in the UK’. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the ‘500 Most Influential People in Britain’ by The Sunday… Read more about @TeacherToolkit How effective are you at … Read more

Social-Emotional Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

When our little ones head off for school, they take their first steps in a lifelong journey of learning. Not only will they begin to build foundational skills that will pave the way for academic success, but they’ll also learn social-emotional skills like kindness, sharing, and self-regulation that will contribute to their overall success in … Read more

Halloween Classroom Decor for Teachers on a Budget

No need to rely on tricks to treat yourself and your students to spooky fun. In fact, it’s frightfully easy to find cute activities, games, and classroom decor for Halloween without breaking the bank! Although we love a good DIY project (and have a bunch of great Halloween ideas to try!), it’s also nice to … Read more

10 Ways Service Learning Builds Leadership Skills

One of the best ways to give our students chances to develop leadership skills is through service learning. Real-world projects are perfect for practicing real-world leadership skills, but we also know that getting our students out into the community to complete projects isn’t always possible. With that in mind, we’re sharing how one organization is … Read more