31 Elementary PE Games Your Students Will Love

There’s nothing kids need more to break up a day spent sitting still and listening than a fun PE class to let off some steam. In the old days, going to gym class probably included playing kickball or dodgeball after running a few laps. Since then, there have been countless reinventions of and variations on … Read more

55 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Substitute Teachers

If you’re looking for inspiration for teachers, look no further! Whether you’re a seasoned sub or a total newbie, we’ve got you covered with these 55 tips, tricks, and ideas from our very own WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! and around the Internet. 1. Start with a positive attitude “I only ask three things from my substitute teachers: … Read more

45 Best Reading Websites for Kids (Teacher-Approved)

Fluent reading may be the most important skill anyone can master. Studies show it only takes 15 minutes of practice each day to build fluency, and these reading websites for kids can help. There are options for all ages, helping students learn to read, discover new books, track and share progress, and more. There’s a … Read more

24 Famous Poets Your Students Should Know

Most students will recognize the names of famous poets such as Edgar Allen Poe or William Shakespeare, but there is more to poetry than a few notable men. We’ve put together this list of incredible and diverse poets your students should know along with famous quotes and noteworthy poems. Be sure to take time to … Read more

28 Must-Read Anti-Bullying Books for Kids of All Ages

According to statistics from the National Bullying Prevention Center, one out of every five kids has been bullied. It’s more important than ever to teach students about the negative effects of bullying and to do so as early as possible. With the help of our awesome teacher community, we compiled this list of anti-bullying books … Read more