5 Essential Items for Your Child’s Calm Down Corner & Free Printables

5 Essential Items for Your Child’s Calm Down Corner & Free Printables

Calm down corners can be a great tool for your classroom and your home. If you’ve got little kids with big emotions that tend to spiral out quickly, the calm down corner can be a great way for them to learn more about their feelings, assist in processing them, and also prevent huge meltdowns. So…

5 Summer Rules that May Help Your Family + Free Editable Printable!

5 Summer Rules that May Help Your Family + Free Editable Printable!

Summer is a time when everything goes topsy-turvy. At first, there’s this glorious time period where everyone feels lazy and contented, pleased to be crashing down from a chaotic May. It doesn’t last long, though, and before you know it, everyone is cranky and rude and in need of a tiny bit of structure. When…

40 Meaningful Classroom Jobs that Kids LOVE (and ways to make it work)

40 Meaningful Classroom Jobs that Kids LOVE (and ways to make it work)

You probably already intuitively know this, but classroom jobs matter a lot to kids. They give each kid a sense of belonging, help develop work ethic and teamwork, and create trust between difficult kids and skeptical teachers. I think classroom jobs are most important for the kids who are terribly at-risk. These kids often NEED…

How to Help Your Child Succeed in School: 21 Teachers Share Pro Tips

How to Help Your Child Succeed in School: 21 Teachers Share Pro Tips

Most parents want their kids to be happy and healthy. Success looks different for every kid. Not all kids will rise to the top academically, and that’s okay! Generally, kids are happiest when they are growing and learning to the best of their ability. So how can you help your child succeed in school? How…