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FREE Star Wars Text Generator for K-12 teachers! Make Star Wars themed lesson directions or morning messages. Elementary, middle, and high school students will definitely pay attention when they hear the Star Wars music and see the scrolling space words! Could also use for creative writing prompts, listing groups of students for centers, viewing short reading passages, or publishing students' writing in a fun new way! Star Wars in the classroom equals fun for everybody. :)

How To Manage Students Who Are Demanding Your Attention

Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!

5 Mistakes New Teachers Make

5 Mistakes New Teachers Make -a short blog post providing new teachers with tips for being successful in their first years by 2 Peas and a Dog.

Bookmarks: language for classroom collaboration. Use these to help your students communicate with groups, patterns, or whole class discussion. 21st century skills.

Practical reminders of what good teachers already know but might lose sight of in the blur of the day to day!

Creating a Culture of Kindness in Your Classroom

Creating a Culture of Kindness in Your Classroom. The best way to promote kindness and caring behaviors in our classrooms is to model them. When we show our students what it LOOKS like and SOUNDS like to be kind, there is a far greater chance they will repeat those modeled behaviors. It is so important to remember that children watch their teachers all the time and listen to everything they say (especially when it’s not in a lecture).