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What to Do With High School Students at the End of the Year

Here it is- the highly anticipated slog to the last of day of school. State and AP testing is just about completely over and your students are checked out for summer. But, we still have how many weeks left?! Here's some ideas(and some free resources!) from a high school English teacher to help you switch… Continue reading What to Do With High School Students at the End of the Year

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Short Stories with Diverse Characters for Middle School

One way to get students invested in reading is to expose them to literature that contains relatable characters. Sometimes our classics don't always do a great job of representing our diverse student body. Here's a few really great short stories to teach in middle school whose characters have a wide range of backgrounds. 1. Seventh… Continue reading Short Stories with Diverse Characters for Middle School

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Growing Your TpT Store and Increasing Sales

If you're selling teaching resources on Teachers Pay Teachers, you likely want to know how to take your store (and your sales!) to the next level. Teachers Pay Teachers is a wonderful way to build passive income and provide much needed teaching tools for other teachers around the country and the world. A few simple… Continue reading Growing Your TpT Store and Increasing Sales

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Free Websites for Reading Comprehension and ELA Skills

As a reading or ELA teacher, you need a wide variety of tools in your teacher toolbox to keep your students engaged and progressing. I personally really like to be able to mix up what I'm doing in my classes, and these free websites help keep the prep work down while providing content and assessments… Continue reading Free Websites for Reading Comprehension and ELA Skills