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National Read a Book Day 2019: Great Reads for Your Class

What better way to start the school year than celebrating with National Read a Book Day 2019? It’s the perfect way to get kids excited about the new school year after a fun summer holiday.

On September 6th, people everywhere crack open books to read independently, in groups, out loud or quietly. Reading often gets put off as an “I’ll do it later” activity, but today you can show your students the importance of reading, plus give them some amazing books to read!

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National Video Games Day: 7 Fun Ways to Level-up Your Classroom

Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! 

For those of you eagerly counting down to the next holiday, we have good news. There’s another special day happening very soon — one dedicated to a love of gaming. 

Help celebrate the start of the new school year with National Video Games Day on Sept. 12.  

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20+ Creative Bulletin Board Ideas for Back-To-School

Back to school is a busy time: creating seating charts, setting out classroom rules, welcoming new students, organizing parent-teacher conferences, and getting students adjusted to a new grade. 

One thing you shouldn’t have to worry about? Coming up with unique bulletin board ideas for the beginning of the school year and beyond. 

Colorful classroom bulletin boards are a great way to get students excited to learn new concepts, show off their work or celebrate a holiday. That’s why we’ve put together a list of ideas you can use in your classroom, plus tips for bringing your best bulletin board ideas to life!

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Addition Worksheets: 20 Printable [+ Free] Resources

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of learning math?

The basic 2 + 2 = 4 is probably high on the list. That’s because, after counting, addition is the building block that leads students directly to other essential math skills — like subtraction, multiplication, and division, for starters. 

Addition worksheets are a great way to let your students practice and make sure they understand the concepts they’re learning. And since it’s such an important skill, kids need lots of practice. 

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Telling time worksheets: 20 effective practice materials

Telling time worksheets are the perfect way to make sure your students understand how to read different kinds of clocks. They’ll be using this necessary skill throughout their daily lives, so it’s important you give them all the tools they need to succeed.

Worksheets let you see what students understand, and where you may need to go back and explain concepts more thoroughly. Creating worksheets can be a time-consuming task, which is why we’ve put together a bundle of time telling worksheets for you — at no cost

Our telling time worksheets cover skills for grades 1 through 4 to reinforce your lessons throughout students’ educational careers.

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Fun Place Value Chart [+ Teaching Tips and 8 Activities]

We use big numbers everyday, whether we’re counting money, weighing objects or planning a trip.

A place value chart is an excellent tool for helping students make sense of large numbers. Place value is a foundational math concept, necessary for addition, subtraction, exponents, long division, fractions and almost every other math operation. 

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Long Division Worksheets: 20 Free Resources for Your Class

You’ve conquered the challenging task of teaching your students long division

Now, you’ll need a way for students to practice the concepts that come with doing long division right. Long division worksheets are a perfect way to see if students understand what you’ve taught, and to let them practice these skills.

Worksheets strengthen skills by encouraging repetition. They help prepare students for higher-level math and help you see how effective your teaching strategies are. The only issue is, it can take a lot of time to put together effective worksheets.

We’ve got you covered!

Our free long division worksheets cover 4th and 5th-grade level skills to enhance your lessons. You’ll be able to practice lots of division skills with your class — from introductory equations to more complicated questions with remainders.

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5 Ways To Help Students Overcome Math Anxiety

Math anxiety is defined as “a feeling of tension, apprehension, or fear that interferes with math performance”. Often seen in students, math anxiety can range from general discomfort and mental disorganization to feelings of panic and high anxiety. Even though most students can cope up with this distress, for some the fear is so severe that it affects their math learning abilities and in turn, becomes a vicious cycle of failure.

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