Classroom Management for Middle School Teachers

KISS – Keep It Simple Strategies – Classroom Management for Middle School Teachers Now that we have covered the elementary grades, we now move on to Middle School. We can all agree; we’ve now entered a world of aliens, populated by … Read More


Classroom Management for Library Media Specialists

Today’s Keep It Simple Strategies (KISS) – Classroom Management for Library Media Specialists For discussion purposes, let’s assume you are a Library Media Specialist at the Elementary level. There is so much information about organizing school libraries in ways that will … Read More


Monthly Book Activity – Caps for Sale

April Book Activity – Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina Story Summary A peddler is walking up and down the streets selling caps. He balances many gray, brown, blue and red caps on his head. One day he is feeling tired and … Read More


Ideas Worth Sharing – Math Equations

We survey many of our customers and sometimes we ask them what they use the products they are buying for. We continue to be wowed by your creative, resourceful and genius ideas, so we want to share them for others … Read More




Monthly Book Activity – The BFG by Roald Dahl

The BFG – By Roald Dahl Story Summary A young orphan girl named Sophie lives in an orphanage run by the horrible Mrs. Clonkers. One night Sophie discovers a giant outside her bedroom window. He whisks her away to his homeland … Read More


KISS – Classroom Management for 4th Grade Teachers

Today’ KISS – Keep It Simple Strategies – Classroom Management for 4th Grade Teachers In my 3rd Grade blog for this series I said, “Let your curriculum be the framework for classroom management”. It was good advice for 3rd Grade, it … Read More


Zoo Animal Themed Crafts & Activities

Kids love zoo animals! Plan a zoo theme for your program that is packed full of different types of zoo characters. We’ve put together a list of fun crafts, activities, and products. You can use these for classroom lessons, after school … Read More


Unified PE Class Activity for Special Needs Students

Unified Physical Education at Illing Middle School is a course designed to provide regular education students with a firm grasp on basic sports skills, and strong leadership skills an opportunity to work with students’ with special needs. Students enrolled in Unified … Read More