First Day of School Mindfulness Activities

The first day of school is often filled with so many emotions for teachers and for students! Incorporating mindfulness activities into your lesson plans for the first day is a fantastic way to help your students begin to manage and process those emotions. Here are a few fantastic first day of school mindfulness activities that you and your students will absolutely love!

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How to Rock Your Teacher Interview

Are you embarking on that beautiful, rejuvenating journey that is applying for teaching jobs? It’s just like sailing away on a beautiful white sailboat into the sunset, isn’t it? Ha! Just kidding we totally get how stressful it can be! While it may not be the most fun process in the world, there are a few things that you can do to help yourself feel more prepared for your teacher interview and help yourself stand out from the crowd.

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Math Review: How to Keep Math Concepts Fresh All Year Long

Keeping math concepts fresh all year long can be a tricky thing. Unlike reading where you often spend a lot of the year working on the same skills, math has a plethora of different skills that need to be taught each year and they don’t always seem to be related. One of the best ways to help your students hold onto those math concepts you have already taught is to review them constantly. This can be done in many different ways!

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Edunista's Teacher of the Year 2019-2020

Feeling a little bit like this year could be pretty well summed up by the eloquent Rachel Greene from Friends as "just kick-you-in-the-crotch, spit-on-your-neck fantastic"! We hear ya! It's not that you don't love your students and love teaching but sometimes things (and people) can make it... well... hard! There are so many demands placed on teachers these days and they only seem to be getting bigger! We are looking for one teacher to shower with gifts all year long! We can't wait to give him/her books, teaching resources, and so many other little things to help his/her day sparkle a little bit more! If you feel like you could use a little extra sparkle from time to time, click here to fill out the application!

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Stress in the Classroom

Did you know that stress may be contagious? According to a study conducted at the University of Calgary and published in the journal, Nature Neuroscience, stress can be transmitted. The study exposed one mouse to stress while exposing another to a relaxed environment. The researchers found that the relaxed mouse became stressed when the two were reunited.

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Mindful Winter Break: How to Help Your Students Survive Winter Break

We can't wait for Winter Break! But unfortunately, that isn't always the case for some of our little ones. Their Winter Breaks are filled with unstructured, lonely, and sometimes frightening times. Not all our students are blessed with loving, stable, home lives. Some of our students dread weekends and school breaks. Here are a few ways that you can help your students over break when you can't be with them.

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10 Mindful Gifts with Hidden Inspirational Messages

Some days we could all use a little inspiration. A favorite quote. An inspiring message. A funny saying. But that doesn't mean that we necessarily want to shout that message for the entire world to hear! Sometimes we just want it for ourselves. We don't want to have to explain it. We don't want to have to share it. It's there just for us - kind of like an inside joke. It's personal.

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Mindfulness in the Classroom: Halloween Edition

Stress is an ever growing problem in our world today... you might even consider it to be an epidemic! Mindfulness exercises are a great way to help combat that! Bring mindfulness into the classroom this Halloween! We love Halloween! Even the thought of it brings smiles to our faces! We love the costumes, the candy, the sense of giving, and the joy that it brings to so many! Halloween is a remarkable holiday in which so many strangers give selflessly to others and ask nothing in return! This year, celebrate Halloween in your classroom in a mindful way! Here are a few spooktacular ways to bring mindfulness into the classroom!

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Teachers Pay Teachers Day of Giving

We are teaming up with a fabulous group of almost 100 Teachers Pay Teachers sellers to make a difference in the world by donating all proceeds on September 27th, 2018 from our stores to a chosen charity for the TpT Day of Giving. Each seller has chosen a charity that they believe in. Some of the charities that have been chosen include St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Homeless Children's Playtime Project, and Heifer International... just to name a few!

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How to Make More Money with Affiliate Marketing

Making money through Teachers Pay Teachers is great but it's always smart to "diversify your portfolio." What do we mean? Make sure that you have several different revenue streams so that your income is not solely dependent on one source. Affiliate Marketing can be a great way to do this.

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How to Market on Social Media: A Guide for Teacherpreneurs

As a teacherpreneur, you need to let people know that what you have created is out there and where to find it! That is where social media comes into play! There are a lot of different options when it comes to marketing on social media these days.

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