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Free Resources for AP World History Teachers

Teaching AP World for the first time (or even the second!) takes a lot. The course is so expansive and the pressure of that exam isn't only weighing on students, it weighs on you, too. Luckily, there are several free resources available to you that can help you cover all the bases and ensure your… Continue reading Free Resources for AP World History Teachers

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Middle School Journal Writing and Bell Ringer Prompts for December

Get your students into the holiday spirit and keep them writing with these fun writing prompts for the month of December. Writing is a great way to get students to slow down and think about specific topics. With fun, holiday-themed prompts, your students will enjoy reflecting on the holiday/Christmas season while working on their writing… Continue reading Middle School Journal Writing and Bell Ringer Prompts for December

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How to Open a PowerPoint Presentation in Google Slides

When I switched school districts, I moved from having to use Microsoft to Google. This meant that all my PowerPoints needed to be reworked for use in Google Slides. It is actually very easy to move a presentation from PowerPoint to Slides and it takes just a minute. First, open your Google Drive. Near the… Continue reading How to Open a PowerPoint Presentation in Google Slides

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Poems About Gratitude to Teach in Middle School English During November

As you transition out of the Halloween season into the season of giving and gratitude, you can change up your themes in your classroom assignments as well. I usually move out of my scary or suspenseful short stories unit into one that revolves around gratitude. Reflecting on what we have and expressing gratitude is an… Continue reading Poems About Gratitude to Teach in Middle School English During November