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Budget Friendly Holiday Gifts To Give Your Students

November 23, 2021

As the holidays roll around, educators often want to get their students a small gift to show how much they love them. But since most are already tapped out financially this time of year and classroom money doesn’t typically cover such luxuries, what’s a teacher to do? Listen, you showing up for class every day…

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Featured Resource: Self-Care You Can Actually Do

November 2, 2021

I know that self-care is a word you don’t want to talk about right now. You’ve got 8000 papers to grade, 4 parent emails to answer graciously, a slew of lesson plans to create, and no planning periods with which to plan. I understand that I shouldn’t suggest bubble baths, chocolate, or long walks (nice…

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Books And Lessons to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) is the first cultural celebration that we encounter at the beginning of the year, and I like to be prepared to highlight this in the classroom. Here are some books that I have used in my music classroom that can also be used across other disciplines in…

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Teacher Organization With Evernote

August 19, 2021

Teachers juggle so many bits and pieces of information. When I was teaching, my desk was a flurry of post-it notes reminding me of a student’s absence, make-up quiz grades, or to write a letter of recommendation for one of my seniors. Just as often as not, the notes stuck to the bottom of my…

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Where Do Teachers Find Free Stuff?

July 22, 2021

One of the top google searches for education is related to finding free resources for teachers.   This is hardly surprising. Teachers can spend up to 1 – 2 paychecks a year on supplies for their classrooms. That’s not what paychecks are for, generally speaking. We here at ETED are passionate about many things, but…

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Featured Resource: Lesson Plans Digger

June 29, 2021

Don’t miss this excellent collection of resources provided by a master teacher who has literally taught all over the world: Poland, Dominican Republic, Spain, and Germany! Gosia’s ELA lesson plans are practical and tried-and-true. She provides the worksheets or content, instructions for implementing, and observations after completing the lesson with her own students.   Some…

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