Author Archives: April Presnell

How To Make a Classroom Makerspace

By providing your students with a makerspace in your classroom, you’re inspiring them to become creators, rather than consumers of education. A makerspace takes the knowledge students have acquired and redirects it into action. It helps students to make their … Continue reading

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September Craft: Book Page Bookmarks

September Craft: Book Page Bookmarks Start off the school year right with a simple, fun craft that promotes literacy. With two holidays this month celebrating reading, there’s never been a better time to have your students create bookmarks. Here’s what … Continue reading

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How To Create a Genuine Relationship With Your Class

Even the most thought-out lesson plans can fall flat if your students don’t respect and trust you. Every single school year you are given a new set of students, which means every single year you have to build a new … Continue reading

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How Teachers Can Quell Their Back-To-School Anxiety

Is back-to-school anxiety keeping you awake at night? Even veteran teachers face anxiety at the start of a new school year. You may be teaching a whole new grade in a whole new school, or maybe nothing is changing except … Continue reading

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How To Transition Kids To Kindergarten

Heading back to school can be tough for any kids, but it’s especially tough for students heading into school for the first time. Even for kids who went to pre-school, kindergarten is a big deal. It’s the first time they’ll … Continue reading

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