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50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

A virtual grab bag of ideas for career development, classroom management, and professionalism.

50 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Sub Plans

Types of Student Inquiry

This infographic outlines the different levels of student inquiry.

Types of Student Inquiry

Make Room for Engaging in Inquiry Learning

Offers research-based strategies for using inquiry-based instruction to support the development of literacy skills.

Make Room for Engaging in Inquiry Learning

Reading Strategies Poster

This poster, which could be turned into an anchor chart, lists 7 reading strategies with explanations: predict, visualize, question, connect, identify, infer, and evaluate.

Reading Strategies Poster

Game Board Templates

Students can work cooperatively together to create their own game!

Game Board Templates 

100 Classroom Organizing Tricks

100 teacher tips for creating a beautiful, organized, and efficient environment, from no-mess glitter shakers to one-minute dance party transitions.

100 Classroom Organizing Tricks

Bill Nye Educational Resources

This site features Home Demos – quick science experiments students can try. As well, this site contains an episode guide of the Bill Nye the Science Guy series.

Bill Nye Educational Resources

3 Part Problem Solving Lesson

A quick highlight summary of the parts of a three part lesson: minds on, action and consolidation.

3 Part Problem Solving Lesson

ETFO Professional Learning in the Early Years

This photo and video-content driven website contains professional learning for educators teaching in the Kindergarten context. Topics include observation of children, mathematics, conversations, and classroom tours.

ETFO Professional Learning in the Early Years

Picture Books that Promote Growth Mindset

This blog post suggests 5 picture books one can use to promote growth mindset.  These books display characters that persevere, learn the value of positive self-talk, and come to understand the value of creativity and originality.

Picture Books that Promote Growth Mindset