Education Issues

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Elementary Teacher Hacks

March 6, 2023

When you’re an elementary teacher, hacks are a must, because teaching elementary students is not for the faint of heart. Your students are at an age that (overall) requires tons of individual attention and care, meaning your days are often full of exhausting small-group sessions and difficult heart-to-heart conversations. In addition, they are still developing…

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Disconnect and Reconnect with Nature

February 21, 2023

If you’re looking to disconnect and reconnect with nature, you’re not alone. Technology has transformed the way we teach and learn, making our lives easier and more efficient in countless ways. But it’s important to remember that there are negative effects associated with too much screen time. Consequently, anxiety, depression, and decreased cognitive skills can…

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The Importance of Relationships

February 14, 2023

Happy Valentine’s Day, Teachers! We hope that you know how much you are loved. No matter how you treat this holiday-whether you waltz through the day as a hopeless romantic or see it as another greeting card cash grab-it’s a good time to do a maintenance check on the important relationships in your life. Including…

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Serving Every Teacher, Every Day

January 31, 2023

At Kids In Need Foundation, we’ve been honored to share stories of inspiration, perseverance, and joy through our #EveryTeacherEveryDay movement on our social media channels. But we want to hear more from you! Your voices deserve to be heard all year round. Whether you’re at the top of your game or facing challenges in the…

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Teacher Supports 101

January 24, 2023

No matter where you are along your teacher journey, you’ll need help from time to time. Maybe you’re a brand-new teacher struggling with classroom organization or a seasoned veteran who is looking to revamp your classroom management style (I mean – the kids are different these days!). Teacher needs seem to never end, but if…

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Community Engagement for Teacher Support

January 17, 2023

It takes a village.   You’ve heard this countless times in who knows how many different contexts. The concept applies to the schools we work in as well. A teacher should not be an island. He or she should be surrounded by a supportive group of friends, colleagues, administration, and parents. Community engagement for teachers…

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True Stories from #EveryTeacherEveryDay

January 10, 2023

In December, we reached out to our teachers to ask them what inspires them in the classroom. We have received numerous heartfelt responses from teachers all over the country just like you. Some are thriving, some are struggling, many are somewhere in between. As teachers, we know these feelings can change from day to day…

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What We’re Wishing For During 2022-2023 School Year

July 18, 2022

If you could be granted one wish for the 2022-23 school year, what would it be? Manageable class sizes? Parents who instinctively trust you? More contracted planning time? Perfectly-behaved students? Each of these things would bring multiple benefits cascading down onto teachers–and ultimately their students. But they are unlikely to come about due to the…

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Ending The School Year Strong

June 13, 2022

No matter how dreamy or difficult the school year has been, you are weary, worn down, and likely running out of patience. Ending the school year strong feels like a pipe dream. But don’t let the prospect of sleeping in and not dealing with daily discipline issues overshadow the last moments you have to create…

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How To End The School Year Well

May 10, 2022

Summer is getting CLOSE, y’all. You’re in the midst of that unique tension between approaching elation and the added stress of end-of-year tasks. (Oh, and you’re still teaching, so there’s that.) While the light is visible at the end of the tunnel, it’s easy to succumb to exhaustion just thinking about all the things you…

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