About Hana Engroff

Hana Engroff is a 2013 corps member in San Antonio, where she teaches Head Start Pre-K. Her favorite part of teaching is her students’ optimism and curiosity. Before joining Teach For America, she studied journalism at the University of Florida (Go Gators!). Visit her website at hanaengroff.wordpress.com.

6 End-of-Year Gifts for Students That Won’t Break the Bank

6 End-of-Year Gifts for Students That Won’t Break the Bank

Have you spent the last few nights scouring Pinterest for the perfect gift to celebrate your students’ successes this year? With the million and one things to do before the school year wraps up, you should choose sleep instead of pinning into the wee hours of the morning. Lucky for you, I found some thrifty (and educational!) ways to send your students into summer with a little love.

1. Sidewalk Chalk

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How to Efficiently Pack Up Your Classroom

How to Efficiently Pack Up Your Classroom

Before we start enjoying that summer sunshine and peace out for two whole months, there’s one dreaded checkout task we must complete: packing our classroom.

While your initial instinct might be to throw everything in some plastic storage bins and call it a day, taking some time to plan how you store your stuff for the summer will pay off in August.

Here are five simple tips to help you pack smarter:

  1. Organize by subject or theme.