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Get ready for back to school with these printables, activities, and teaching advice. Our icebreakers, classroom introduction lessons, and worksheets will help students and teachers learn about each other and feel more at ease in their new setting. Games, printables, and tips will help you learn and remember students' names. From greeting your students to outlining educational objectives to establishing classroom rules, you'll find the tools you need to prepare for your first day.
Get ready for your first day of teaching with these ideas on how to show your personality to your students. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable when preparing for back to school.
Extend and enhance children's enjoyment of Curious George's First Day of School with the lesson planning resources in this printable teacher's guide. Activities include journaling, show-and-tell, interviews, and mapmaking.
Use this sheet to help your students get to know each other and you. Give a copy to each student and one to yourself. Share your answers with the class to break the ice. This is a useful activity for the first week of school.
This icebreaker game will help your students (and you) get to know each other better. Give students the fun task of finding classmates who fits the descriptors on the game card. Play a quick version as bingo, or reward students for completing the entire card.
Discover everything a beginning teacher will need for a successful school year, from tips for your first day, to classroom-management advice, to printables and lesson plans that will support your curriculum all year long.
Find ideas and activities for personalizing your secondary classroom. These articles, printables, and guides will aid teachers in making their classroom safe and inviting for grades 9-12.
Children's Choice Book Awards
We love books! Encourage students to vote for their favorite children's book, author, and illustrator of the year at Funbrain and Poptropica. Teens can make their picks too. Read the complete list of nominated books, as well as related activities, and get voting!
Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.