17 Activities for the 100th Day of School

17 Activities for the 100th Day of School

Depending on your school’s academic calendar, you’re likely gearing up to celebrate the 100th day of school any time between now and the end of February. TeacherPop is getting in on the action, too! We’ve collected some of our favorite 100th day activities, from crafts to lesson plans, straight outta your favorite online mood board…yep, you guessed it: Pinterest.

Check out our 17 favorite activities for the 100th day of school.

1. Student Self-Portraits (at 100 Years Old)

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2. 100th Day of School Crown

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3. 100 Chart Puzzles

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7 Holiday Gifts for Students That Won’t Break the Bank

7 Holiday Gifts for Students That Won’t Break the Bank

Are you looking forward to a well-deserved few weeks off to relax, sing holiday songs, eat delicious cookies, and unwind? We hear you, but first things first: Pinterest! Yes, we’re talking about scouring everyone’s favorite digital scrapbook for cute student gifts that won’t break the bank. Here are seven easy, cheap, and fun holiday gift ideas for teachers to give to their students.

  1. Bookmarks

Grab that laminator, and design a bookmark with a picture of your class, an inspirational quote about reading, or featured student artwork. Print it out double-sided with four or five per page and, voila, no more dogged-eared pages in your classroom library books!

10 End-of-Day Classroom Jobs

10 End-of-Day Classroom Jobs

After a long day of teaching, the last thing you want to do is tackle a bunch of chores to get ready for the next school day. Buck up, teachers, and be a friend to your next day’s self: tackle as many quick tasks as you can before you depart for the evening. Most importantly, get your students to help! Many schools have non-instructional time—for example, during dismissals. Take advantage of this time to assign quick classroom jobs to your students.

By |September 8th, 2015|General Pop, Teaching Tips|0 Comments|

6 Classroom Ideas for Future Teachers from Your New BFF, Pinterest

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For all the new teachers out there, soon you’ll be standing in front of a classroom (if you’re not already) and shaping young minds, at last. It’s going to be great; we promise. You have a lot more support than you think, from fellow teachers, mentors, and even yours truly, TeacherPop. Believe it or not, one of the resources you’ll likely turn to most is Pinterest. The social media site is a treasure trove of teaching resources, includes everything from lesson plans to classroom management guides, and provides a unique opportunity to connect with other teachers who are looking for inspiration.

Top 14 Pinterest Picks for Earth Day

Earth DayIsn’t Earth the BEST? Our lovely planet has hosted billions of years of life and its rotation around the sun is always on point. It rarely complains, even when its party guests are super rude and don’t clean up after themselves.

TeacherPop bows down to Earth’s many selfless qualities every day, but we’re going the extra mile on April 22 for Earth Day. In our search for great ways to celebrate Earth Day in the classroom, we turned to our bestie/online bulletin board: Pinterest. Check out our top 14 Pinterest picks for Earth Day activities in the classroom.

By |April 16th, 2015|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

Top 12 St. Patrick’s Day Pinterest Picks

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so we thought it was a great time to take a peek at Pinterest for some inspiration. Whether you’re planning a lowkey day of shamrock crafts or going big with green food coloring, we’ve got you covered.

Here are TeacherPop’s top 12 Pinterest Picks for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the classroom.

1. Clothesline Decor 

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2. Lucky Display

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3. Easy Hand Print Craft

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4. Pipe Cleaner Snake (ICYMI: Pat chased snakes out of Ireland!)

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5. Shamrock Tree Craft

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7 Pinterest Picks for Black History Month

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Still looking for ways to celebrate Black History Month in the classroom? Don’t miss our Black History Month Pinterest board chock full of educational and creative ideas for all grade levels. Here are 7 of our top picks.

1. Mosaic Portraits

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2. 5 Notable Black Inventors

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3. Video: The King and His Dream

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4. Thurgood Marshall Foldable

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5. 12 Books That Carry on the Legacy of MLK

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6. Meet Claudette Colvin

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7. Art Projects and Other Freebies

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By |February 23rd, 2015|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

Pinterest Pick: FIFA World Cup Classroom Ideas

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