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Celebrate Halloween in the Classroom


Each year children look forward to finding the perfect costume to wear to their Halloween party at school. As school-aged students get ready to celebrate this exciting day, it is your job as the teacher to come up with a spook-tacular party with a variety of activities and treats for the students. Here you will find an assortment of activities and ideas to engage your students and present them with the best Halloween party ever!

Elementary Education Spotlight10

Tips for Creating Effective Learning Spaces

Learn how to create an effective learning space for your elementary school classroom with these tips.

Practicing Yoga in the Classroom

Practicing yoga in the classroom in said to have many benefits for students. Here are 5 reasons why you should implement yoga into your classroom today.

How to Deal with Teacher Burnout

It is well-known that teaching can be stressful. Here are 10 ways that you can deal with teacher burnout.

Goal Setting with Elementary Students

Goal setting with elementary students. Learn the top 4 tips that will help your students learn how to create a goal and achieve it.

Rubric Template

Here you find sample rubric templates, and specific examples of qualifiers. Plus: verbs and verb phrases to help you write your description of the performance characteristics.

Interview with Carol Gordon Ekster

Q and A with the talented Children’s book author Carol Gordon Ekster. Learn about her book, Before I Sleep I Say Thank You, the publishing process, and much more.

5 Ways to Show Students That You Care

5 ways to show elementary students that you care about them. Take these 5 teaching strategies and implement them into your teaching so that students will know how much you care.

How to Create a Happy Classroom

Here are 7 ways to create a happy classroom. From welcoming your students to school, to investing your time to get to know them better, these tips will make your students happy.

Classroom Party Planning Tips

10 Tips for throwing a classroom party that your students will never forget! Create an amazing, fun, and memorable party by using these top tips.

Back-to-School Headquarters

Back-to-School headquarters! September is back to school month, and many teachers are headed back to the classroom. If you're feeling unprepared, About.com has got you covered!

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