The Best Beverly Cleary Books for the Classroom

Ramona Quimby. Henry Huggins. Ralph S. Mouse. Beverly Cleary created unforgettable characters who have continued to find new fans long after their books first hit shelves. Cleary died in 2021 at age 104, having sold more than 91 million copies of her books—and counting. In addition to winning several prestigious writing awards, Cleary also was … Read more

What Is Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs? –

The Definition Of Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs by TeachThought Staff Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a theoretical framework comprising a tiered model of human needs, often depicted as hierarchical levels within a pyramid. The framework was developed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper, ‘A Theory of Human Motivation’ in the journal Psychological Review and … Read more

25 Fantastic Free Fourth Grade Math Games

Fourth grade math brings lots of new challenges, like division with remainders and decimals. Kids also spend a lot of time with fractions and place value. Teach all these concepts and more with these free and fun fourth grade math games! 1. Make division fun with Remainders Wanted Fourth grade math students learn to divide … Read more

A Reading List For All Teachers –

by TeachThought Staff At TeachThought, we love learning. Which means we love books. We also love books, which means we really, really love books that grow teachers so those teachers can grow the minds of students. We’ve done reading lists for educators in the past. A few examples? We’ve shared books that teach empathy. We’ve … Read more

Realistic Fiction Books for the Classroom

Finding books for 11 to 14-year-olds can be tricky. They are often a bit too old for chapter books or some “middle grade” titles but still too young for the darker or more mature content of many YA books. That’s where realistic fiction books come in. These stories give young readers “all the feel” and … Read more

Best Compression Socks for Teachers

Your feet are sore, and your muscles are crying for summer break. When you hear the words “compression socks,” you may think, “I’m not willing to wear those ugly beige hospital thigh-highs.” It’s time to give up your pain, because the compression socks you’re going to buy are cuter, cheaper, and more targeted to your … Read more

23 Geometry Games & Activities Your Students Will Love

Geometry is one of the math units that students and teachers alike look forward to. Shapes, lines, angles, fractions, decimals, and more! There are so many fun activities that introduce concepts and give kids a chance to practice. Introduce your students to these 23 geometry games and activities and make math time the best part … Read more