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Real Teacher Tips for Classroom Games Students Love

Playing games in the classroom is an excellent way to increase engagement and motivate students to retain information. Prizes aren’t always necessary, and games also help to build relationships between students, which is a win for everyone involved. Check out these real teacher tips for playing classroom games that students love. Classroom Game Suggestions […]

What to Tell Parents Who Say Art Doesn’t Matter

Have you ever come across a parent who tries to belittle art? Perhaps it’s in the middle of a parent-teacher conference or during a back-to-school night conversation. The typical commentary of the parent is that art doesn’t directly translate into a job and therefore art does not provide an opportunity to make money. Sometimes […]

4 Tips for Managing Stress in an Educator’s World

Teachers are known for their dedication to others, their long hours, and the sacrifices they make every day. While having a humanitarian job may fill you with satisfaction, it doesn’t always make for the most stress-free working environment. Unfortunately, burnout is a serious problem in the educational sphere. If you don’t want that to happen […]

5 Art Teacher Tips for Connecting with Colleagues

We artists do enjoy our solo studio time, but a bit of adult company every now and then couldn’t hurt! Unfortunately, art rooms are usually separated from the traditional subject classrooms due to size requirements, kilns, paint smells, etc., leaving us feeling a bit lonely and left out. I am an Art Teacher…I am […]