LEGO Bricks are toys. They’re items that students willingly seek out to play with and get excited to receive as gifts under the Christmas tree. That’s one of the things that make them so useful to teachers. Lessons taught using LEGO Bricks don’t feel like dull schoolwork. On the contrary, students might feel like they’re
  iGrade, the Apple iOS GradeBook, just released a new powerful Collaboration Feature empowering the communication between Teachers, Students and Parents After the iGrade team interviewed numerous School Software experts, a common theme came back: Collaboration between Teachers, Students and Parents is key to a successful education. Information needs to flow quickly and efficiently, the

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COLORFUL PENS My favorite pens for chart paper are Mr. Sketch. I’ve tried a few others but none of them are quite the same. The colors are vibrant and one pack lasts all year! Except for black. However, several years ago, I discovered that I could order just the black! Whoo-hoo. Now, I have a
It is okay to plan assignments that you aren’t going to grade. Be nice to your custodians. They deal with enough crap already. And vomit. Set firm boundaries between home life and work life, even if other teachers tell you it’s impossible. Use some of your sick days. Use them for rest. Use them to
A new report from the Sutton Trust has reviewed the evidence around successful teaching practices. Here are the key points you need to know The question of what makes a great teacher has been around for a long time. It’s an enquiry that poses many problems because there’s simply no set recipe for success, and
Think back to when you were in school – did you have any teachers that were just, well, to be honest, bad teachers? Or maybe there’s some teachers you know now who are just simply not that effective. It’s certainly not our job to point fingers or critique others, but what we absolutely should do
As teachers, we know the value of having good attention getters to calm a noisy classroom.  I have always wanted a comprehensive list of all of the best attention getters in one spot.  So, I decided to poll the Education to the Core Community to see what we could come up with.  If you are in
  Press –  Zysco Company released a revamped and more user-friendly version of their app, iGrade for Teacher. The premier Grade Book and Attendance App for iPhone and iPad, in its version 5.3, includes a new filter option that allows the teachers to make a quicker and more accurate search of grades, notes and statistics.
[su_slider source=”media: 2106,2107,2108,2109,2110″ width=”1420″ height=”1420″ title=”no”] Dear Teachers, we are happy to inform you about our new awesome update. Version 4.9 has greatly improved performances, stability and multiple new features such as: –          Numerical Keyboard to speed the data entry process. –          Photo Zoom to allow you to use 1 single picture of all the