4 Best Ideas for Enjoying Spring Break at Home

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Sure, COVID-19 has interrupted our plans for a refreshing spring break, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find ways to enjoy spring break at home.  Teachers, parents, and students all deserve some time to relax.  Despite the challenges to figure out distance learning, homework assignments, and childcare schedules during school closures, we all deserve a little fun this weekend. Here … Read More

How Teachers and Students Remain Positive in Midst of School Closures

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Teachers and students across the U.S. are showing what it means to be resilient during this difficult time of COVID-19 related school closures. While the immediate reaction during such abrupt transitions is often fear and confusion, schools all across the country rose above it all to find creative ways to cope with the circumstances. Here are some of our favorite … Read More

How to Talk to Students and Kids About COVID-19

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With COVID-19 all over the news and social media, students and children are sure to have their own thoughts and questions. In order to ensure the information they are believing is accurate, it is best to proactively talk to students and children about COVID-19 and how it affects them. We have put together some helpful tips and resources that will … Read More

How to Continue Building Your Substitute Teaching Career during School Closures

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With school closures related to COVID-19, many substitute teachers are wondering if there is anything they can do to advance their careers while navigating these unprecedented times.  Despite the temporary school closures, the answer is an astounding YES! Here are a few things you can do now to get ahead: Make sure all of your requirements are up to date. … Read More

Companies Offering Free Subscriptions and Content for Teachers & Parents Impacted by COVID-19

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In light of recent school closures due to the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus, a number of companies are doing their part to support teachers, districts, and others who may be impacted by this health crisis. Here is a list of companies that offer free subscriptions or now provide special discounts for parents, districts and teachers:  Curriculum Resources For … Read More

20 Online Learning Resources to Get You through Coronavirus School Closures

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The current wave of school closures across the United States are leading parents and teachers to search for quality educational activities and online resources for children and students of all ages to continue learning at home. Whether you’re a parent, a teacher or a school district leader, the recent spike in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases in the US, along with the … Read More

Are You Ready for Your First Day of Substitute Teaching in a New Classroom? [CHECKLIST]

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  To help you prepare for your first day in a new classroom, we’ve built this handy substitute teacher checklist. Feel free to tailor it to your own needs! Download the checklist here. Already a certified substitute teacher? Search for substitute teacher jobs From the school  Student handbook  School schedule  Emergency protocol info  Attendance procedure  Class list  Wifi passwords  Keys  Out-of-class … Read More