Grammar Games That Make Learning Fun

Teaching grammar can be loads of fun! There are so many active, hands-on ways to engage your learners while at the same time reinforcing important concepts. Here are a few of our favorite grammar games to play with your elementary students. 1. Conjunctive Adverb Ball Toss To play the game, one student will toss this … Read more

Our 22 Picks for 2022 End-of-Year Teacher Gifts

Yet another school year is almost in the books! But before you think about summer vacation, why not consider giving the teachers in your life end-of-year teacher gifts? They deserve it! Whether you’re a room parent, a fellow teacher, or a parent looking for ideas, we’ve gathered a variety of gifts that fit every budget. … Read more

Pool Noodle Uses for the Classroom

We love pool noodles! They’re bright, colorful, and make for great hands-on activities for reading, math, and beyond. Plus, this time of year, they’re so inexpensive to buy (you can even get them in bulk). Here are some of our favorite pool noodle uses for the classroom. (Just a heads up, WeAreTeachers may collect a … Read more

30 Meaningful Second Grade Math Games Your Students Will Love

Second grade math students are mastering their math facts and moving on to multi-digit addition and subtraction. They’re conquering time-telling and money skills, measuring and graphing, and even tackling skip counting in preparation for multiplication. Help them learn all the required second grade math skills with these fun and interactive games! (Just a heads up, … Read more

20 Meaningful Vocabulary Activities for Every Grade

Learning new words is like adding to your writing wardrobe. Your writing becomes so much more interesting and engaging when you have more options available. These vocabulary activities work for all ages, K-12, and provide kids with a variety of learning options to help them build their own word bank. 1. Make a word map … Read more

Help! I Dread Outdoor Field Trips

Dear WeAreTeachers:I’m a 3rd-grade teacher, and our team decided to go to a nature preserve to learn about the local Native American Kumeyaay tribe. I’m not an outdoorsy person at all, and I dread this field trip. I don’t like being in the sun. Also, I’m not in great physical shape, and this field trip … Read more

Help! I Dread Outdoor Field Trips

Dear WeAreTeachers:I’m a 3rd-grade teacher, and our team decided to go to a nature preserve to learn about the local Native American Kumeyaay tribe. I’m not an outdoorsy person at all, and I dread this field trip. I don’t like being in the sun. Also, I’m not in great physical shape, and this field trip … Read more