Does More Recess Equal Greater Success?


By Nancy Mikhail As soon as the recess bell rings, students run outside and disperse onto the blacktop. Children are so excited to go outside and play. From basketball, to handball, to tetherball, the list goes on as their imaginations

Native American Project Kit

N.A. Project Kit

Get This Project Kit – $4.00 The Native American Project Kit is a great project for your students to study a Native American Tribe. This kit includes a step-by-step instruction of how to implement the project, project guidelines, a template for

Reflecting on Your Teaching – Teacher Tidbit #8

Reflecting on your teaching is so important to grow as a teacher. It’s always beneficial to look back and realize what worked and did not work for a lesson or a student. This video gives suggestions on what you could

Student-Led Conferences: To Do or Not To Do?

student led conference

By Nancy Mikhail Parents walk into their child’s classroom on parent-teacher conference day. Teachers sit across from parents and start telling them how their child is doing in class. This is the standard format for parent-teacher conferences. This is what

Make History Appealing to Your Students!

History Handbook Front Page

                          Get Your Handbook Here – Cost: $10.00 The majority of students are disengaged when learning history because they do not connect with the material they are learning. Many

Motivating Your Students – Teacher Tidbit #7

motivating students

Motivating students is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching. Find out ways to motivate your students in the classroom in this Teacher Tidbit.

Building Relationships with Your Students 

elementary pupils outside classroom talking to teacher

By Nancy Mikhail Building relationships with students is crucial for building a solid teacher-student connection filled with mutual respect and trust. This connection creates a safe environment for students. As a result, students are more motivated to learn and minimize

The Benefits of Learning Outside of the Traditional Classroom

learning outside

By Kaldia Nigh A school day normally consists of one teacher with around 30 students sitting inside a classroom for approximately 7 hours out of the day, 5 days a week. But what a lot of people don’t realize is