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Alternatives to Kahoot for Quizzes and Review in the Classroom

We are lucky to have so many online resources available to enhance teaching. Kahoot most certainly has its place in the classroom, but I've found that students get tired of it when every single teacher is using it. Also, I sometimes don't want to place so much emphasis on speed when I'm trying to gauge… Continue reading Alternatives to Kahoot for Quizzes and Review in the Classroom

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Course Hero Steals Work and Charges College Students Access Fees to Profit Off of Cheating

If you are an educational content creator- whether you create lessons to sell or you just create lessons for your classroom- you should be checking sites like Course Hero regularly for your work. Students are encouraged by Course Hero to upload "study" documents and in exchange for doing so, they get access to previously uploaded… Continue reading Course Hero Steals Work and Charges College Students Access Fees to Profit Off of Cheating

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Christmas Stories to Teach in Middle School English (and Where to Find Them for Free)

The countdown to Thanksgiving Break is in full swing, which means the countdown to Christmas Break is actually what we teachers are eyeing right now. I always find the space between Thanksgiving and Christmas to be both excruciatingly long and a chaotic whirlwind. Here are some seasonally appropriate stories to teach between your countdowns to… Continue reading Christmas Stories to Teach in Middle School English (and Where to Find Them for Free)

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How to Get a TpT Promotional Spot: Tips for Sellers

When I first started selling on TpT, I didn't even realize their was an option to pay for a promoted spot at the top of a specific category. After becoming more serious about my Teachers Pay Teachers store, I decided I would give their promotions a try. I sell middle and high school resources than… Continue reading How to Get a TpT Promotional Spot: Tips for Sellers