Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

February Tips & Tricks

February can be fun, I promise! The key to engaging students during February is implementing

January Tips & Tricks 2

Winter weather is just about everywhere right now! With the cold and dreary weather often

January Tips & Tricks

Happy New Year! In the spirit of resolutions, cleaning, and organization… it's time to reset your

December Tips & Tricks 

December is a month full of merriment and activities! It's also a month that brings challenges

Getting through the rest of November….

November is a month full of gratitude and thanks! Your students and their families are

Fun Classroom Ideas Before the Holidays Begin!

Hello November! The chaos of October has settled a bit, and now we get to

Turkey Teacher

"Turkey Teacher" is a common fundraiser in elementary schools, where students bring in money to

The Ides of….October?!

October has this way of cramming as many things as possible into a schedule with

Spooky Teacher Tips & Tricks for October 

Happy October! Fall is finally here, and now it's time to gear up for all

Fall: Teacher Tips & Tricks

Every teacher loves to promote reading. After all, it’s a life skill that helps everybody!

Building a Successful Classroom

What is a successful classroom? A successful classroom isn’t about high test scores but engagement,

Back to school: How Brands Can Help

Now that it’s August, the reality of another school year beginning becomes a clearer reality. 

School Supplies: Lessons Learned

Today I walked past the “Back to School” aisle and it hit me that I

An Educator’s Summer 

What do teachers really do during the summertime?  Meredith Biesinger  Sweet summertime! It feels like

Summer PD Ideas for Teachers: The “Summer Lab” Experience

Summer and school vacation have just begun! And although it will fly by quickly, this

Summer Survival Kit

Oh to be a kid again!  My days were filled with bike rides, walks to

Fun in the Sun! Preventing Summer Slide. 

Consistent learning opportunities can prevent the summer slide. Learning opportunities are around us every day,

Organize Your Classroom for The Summer

Many teachers are down to the home stretch of the school year and are anxious

Summer Camps and Learning Opportunities

  The value summer learning experiences have on students is significant for their personal and

The Data Talk

Savvy educators have more than one data point. This gives you a well rounded and

Preparing for the End of the School Year

Students often ask me, “When does this class end?” to which I would answer, “Never.

It’s Time For…Spring Cleaning!

I find myself looking at stacks of clutter that has built over the LONG winter

Step Into Spring!

Spring is here! Time for a fun lesson that embraces the season.

Ruff Day at School?

Having a therapy dog is not the same thing as a class pet. Using a

Tax Tips for Teachers

It's officially tax season…cue the groans! Taxes are a task that few people look forward

Problem solving Technology for K-12 schools

"Wait! No internet? This was a crippling situation for our teachers and parents."

TikTok? Nope, the Teacher Taught Me

Challenge yourself this week to sit down and implement a few things you know your

Celebrating Black History Month

This is a great time of year to dedicate our learning to the lives of

Real World Classroom Tech Issues

"Being in education, I was told, means that there will most likely be an element

Classroom’s Latest Technology

"Keeping up with the latest trends is a daunting task for teachers. I received my

Give your PC a Free Digital Clean!

Give your PC a Free Digital Clean! with Meredith Biesinger (Watch Video)

Making 2023 a Year of Improved Change

As you begin 2023 and are starting to try out your resolutions, I am happy

The Goal for 2023: Engagement

It's the new year, and that means new goals for everyone. Student engagement is something educators constantly

This Goes Out to the January Student Teachers

"You can’t contain spontaneity. Kids will fall off their chairs and burst out singing at

Holiday Deals!


Merry & Bright

Kindness should be given every day, not just during the holiday season. However, there are

Turkey Teacher

"Turkey Teacher" is a common fundraiser in elementary schools, where students bring in money to

D is for Dyslexia 

A staggering 5 to 15 percent of Americans—14.5 to 43.5 million children and adults—have dyslexia.

Finding Joy in the Little Things

I recently had an eye-opening experience while working with kindergarten students. This was their first

Develop and Refine Your Communication Practices!

I am a big fan of clear, inclusive, and purposeful communication. It is a beautiful

Magic Words

I remember during my student teaching experience, my cooperating teacher suggested that I should find

Back to School: Tips for a Successful School Year

It’s that special time of the summer – back to school!  The excitement around the