Must-Have Teacher Gifts For 2022

Looking for a nice way to show your favorite teacher how much you care with Teacher Appreciation Week and the end of the school year coming up? Fortunately, we’ve got the answers. When you’re thinking about the best teacher gifts, you can either choose something they can use in their classrooms or something they can … Read more

16 Fairy Tale Books for Kids

Fairy tales are fun to share and have tons of curriculum possibilities, so it’s no wonder fairy tale books for kids are fixtures in most elementary classrooms. If you’re looking to add some fun new options to your collection—especially to improve representation—check out this list of some of our less-conventional favorites. (Just a heads up, … Read more

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Teaching For $10 Or Less

contributed by Nellie Mitchell, thislittleclassofmine When my district tech office sent out an email the last week of school announcing that we would be getting new computers mid-summer, I was ecstatic. The MacBook computers we’ve been packing around for the last five years are great machines, but I am ready for the upgrade. Anticipating the … Read more

16 Exciting Spy Books for Kids

Spies are daring, mysterious, and heroic. Plus, they usually have very cool gear. So, of course, they make for captivating book characters! Here are some of our recent favorite spy books for kids. Write them down in your favorite spy notebook to share with your students! (Just a heads up, WeAreTeachers may collect a share … Read more

Benefits of Play-Based Learning | Cambridge English

Tanya Paes is a final year PhD student at Cambridge, whose specialism is in play-based learning and children’s cognitive development. She has recently published a research paper for the Cambridge Papers in ELT series entitled, ‘Developing Life Skills through Play’. This blog post is produced from an interview with Tanya and expands upon her research … Read more

Books Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The extremely relatable and hilarious antics of Greg Heffley and his friends have made the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series wildly popular and inspired many, many hours of reading for young readers around the world. Although there are 22 books (and counting), what would a kid read when they’re done with this uber-popular series? … Read more

Understanding and developing Digital Literacy | World of Better Learning

Development of skills in Digital Literacy is crucial in helping students become lifelong learners. To help you understand what this involves, we have carried out extensive research to produce a Digital Literacy introductory guide for teachers and educational managers. The Cambridge Life Competencies Framework provides a map of the most important skills learners need to … Read more