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Janelle Cox

Updated Articles and Resources

By Janelle Cox

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Back to School Checklist for Teachers Created: Thursday, July 05, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Prepare for the new school year with a back to school checklist. Use this comprehensive list to help you organize and get ready for your elementary school class.
    • New Back-to-School Teaching Supplies from Crayola Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Looking for new back-to-school supplies? Here you will learn what's new from Crayola, from their classic crayons to their new washable markers, they are the best of the best.
    • Flag Day Created: Friday, June 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      When is Flag day celebrated in the United States? Americans celebrate this holiday every year on June 14th.
    • Graphic Organizers Created: Saturday, April 07, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Graphic organizers are an easy way to help process information. Learn what they are and how to use them.
    • Budget Friendly Classroom Treats Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Looking for a budget friendly, healthy classroom treat? Here are a few conscious calorie snack options that will blow the taste buds off your students mouth!
    • Talking Chips Strategy Created: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Description of the teaching term talking chips strategy.
    • Top 5 Lists for Teaching Created: Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Explore our most popular top 5 lists for teaching, from top 5 ice breakers and top 5 common core apps, to the top 5 review activities and top 5 ways to battle a bully. You will find 10 great top 5 ...
    • Teacher-Tested Activities to Get Children Ready for Kindergarten Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Looking for activities to help your preschooler prepare for kindergarten? Here you will find a collection of teacher-tested activities to get your child ready for the joyous experience of learning.
    • Typical K-3 School Supply List Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A typical K-3 supply list for back-to-school. Here you will find specific items that students will use for the grades K-3.
    • How to Conduct the First Day of School Created: Sunday, July 01, 2012 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Don't know what to do the first day of school? Learn tips and suggestions that will help you start the year off to a great start.
    • Proven Strategies for Obtaining a Teaching Job Created: Monday, July 07, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Here you will learn 7 proven strategies to help you obtain a teaching position.
    • Short and Long Vowel Lesson Plan Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Here you will find a short and long vowel lesson plan to help elementary students learn to differentiate between the two, as well as be able to recognize, remember, and produce the sounds of each.
    • How Teachers Can Help Boost Test Scores Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Looking to increase student test scores? Here is a compiled list of 7 resources to help you.
    • July Themes, Holiday Activities, and Events for Elementary Students Created: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Here you will find a list of July themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      What makes a student a reluctant reader? This quick resource will provide you with proven strategies and tips to get your reluctant reader, reading.
    • Transitioning to Summer: A Kids Summer Schedule Created: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn a few tips on how to prepare your students to transition to a summer schedule. Along with a sample kids summer schedule." itemprop="description">ption">
    • How Teachers Can Ease Students' First Day Jitters Created: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Tips for how teachers can help anxious young students deal with their first day of school jitters.
    • Halloween Word List Created: Friday, October 10, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Use this Halloween Vocabulary Word Bank for all types of activities and crafts in the elementary school classroom.
    • Landing Your First Teaching Job Created: Saturday, May 26, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Looking to land your first teaching job? Although the job market is tough, there are jobs out there. Discover how you can stand out above the rest and get your dream job.
    • 6 Ways to Welcome Students Back to School Created: Sunday, July 15, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Finding the perfect way to welcome students can be quite a challenge. Learn how to help students settle in back to school with a few fun ideas and activities.
    • Sample Biography Poem Created: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Biography Poems are a fun and novel way for your students to tell their life stories. Have them illustrate their poems, too, and you'll have an easy bulletin board for Back to School Night.
    • Scientific Method Created: Thursday, August 21, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      The Scientific Method defined. Teach the Scientific Method in your elementary school classroom.
    • Thanksgiving Vocabulary Word List Created: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Use this Thanksgiving Vocabulary word list for a variety of classroom uses, including word walls, word searches, lesson plans, puzzles, Hangman and Bingo games, crafts, worksheets, story starters, ...
    • Turn-A-Card Behavior Management Plan Created: Monday, September 03, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Learn about a popular behavior management strategy elementary teachers use in their classrooms to promote positive classroom behavior.
    • First Day Kindergarten Agenda Created: Friday, August 17, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Discover a sample first day kindergarten agenda. Learn specifically what to do and what to write to make a successful first day back to school.
    • How to Find a Summer Teaching Job Created: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Are you looking for a summer teaching job? Learn the qualifications, expectations and where to start looking in this quick guide to getting a summer teaching job.
    • Father's Day Word List Created: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Use this word bank as a jumping-off point for your students to write, create, explore, and express themselves in the month of June in honor to the Fathers Day holiday.
    • June Themes, Holiday Activities, and Events for Elementary Students Created: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Here you will find a list of June themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students.
    • Impromptu Speech Topic Activities Created: Sunday, December 02, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Here you will find a variety of impromptu speech topic activities for your elementary students. Use these activities to practice impromptu speaking." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • Fathers Day Acrostic Poem Lesson Plan Created: Monday, May 31, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Need a quick Fathers Day lesson plan? Practice poetry-writing with your students through this Fathers Day Acrostic Poem Lesson Plan.
    • Tax Deductions Tips For The Classroom Teacher Created: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      While the rest of the country agonizes about taxes each Spring, teachers can't afford the luxury of forgetting about taxes even for one day! Here's how to save your receipts and make the most of the deductions that are allowed to classroom teachers.
    • Get Answers: What is the Common Core? Created: Thursday, November 15, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      What is the common core? Discover answers to the most frequently asked questions about common core state standards in education.

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