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Cute idea- How to have a gender reveal with your students in your elementary classroom. Students will love putting their gender reveal predictions on the board with boy or girl graphing. Includes a writing activity and classroom baby shower decorations. Also makes a great classroom pregnancy announcement. Perfect for a pregnant teacher before teacher maternity leave. Gender reveal activities are for Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th grades. Free printable for maternity leave sub plans

How to Do a Gender Reveal with Your Students

Inside: Learn a fun way to host a gender reveal party with the students in your elementary classroom! First of all, congratulations! Whether this is your first baby or you are a mom to more than one child, part of balancing your role of wife, teacher, and mommy is sharing those multiple roles and facets of your life with your students. In fact, you’ve already been doing so by teaching while pregnant! You may have already announced your pregnancy to your class. Your students will be so excited to share in your joy and anticipate meeting the baby. Before that

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How to teach source credibility to elementary students. This post will give you tips and tricks to help your students find credible sources on the internet and informational text books for their research. Great for a science research project or a social studies research project. Meets common core standards as well as other research standards such as TEKS. Use for research writing. Perfect for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade teachers to use in their classroom. Great for upper elementary.

How to Teach Elementary Students Source Credibility

Inside: Tips and tricks for teaching source credibility to students in an elementary setting. Your students are ready to research. They have their devices, stacks of books, and they have the writing skills. You’re ready to get started on your research unit! Easy, right? Not so fast! Before your students get online or use their text sources, it’s time to make sure their sources are credible. This is not something that comes instinctively for new researchers, so it’s important to know how to teach elementary students source credibility. This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosure. JOIN NEARLY 20,000 EDUCATORS

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The ultimate guide to emergency sub plans for elementary teachers. Learn how to prepare substitute plans in a sub tub and sub binder. Sub plan organization for math, science, writing, social studies, and language arts sub plans. Many substitute teacher ideas that you can use for your Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th grade classroom. Also for special education. Includes free sub plans, sub plan freebie. Common core aligned sub plan template for your substitute binder.

Emergency Sub Plans: A Comprehensive Guide for Elementary Teachers

Emergency Sub Plans: A Comprehensive Guide for Elementary Teachers Not every absence is planned. Whether you wake up ill, you have a sick child, or you have an emergency, sometimes subs need to be called at the last minute. Even if your day-to-day lesson plans are explicitly laid out, there is no substitute for you as a classroom teacher. Sometimes guilt can keep you from taking a sick day or much needed break. When you are prepared before an absence occurs, it can make all the difference. It is OK to take a break from your original plans and have

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Planning a teacher maternity leave? Here are the things you must do to be prepared for your leave. Tips for your maternity binder, maternity leave sub plans, maternity leave letter to parents, transitioning your students to a long term sub, your return & more. These tips will help you rest easy during your maternity leave and enjoy your new baby. Great for all teacher mom-to-bes to read during pregnancy! Also includes a maternity leave freebie for teachers & maternity leave printable products.

7 Must-Dos for a Successful Teacher Maternity Leave

Inside: Everything you need to know about teacher maternity leave! The last thing you want to worry about when you’re on maternity leave is if your classroom is being run well and if you’re students are safe and meeting their learning goals. You need to focus on being a mom to a newborn! Here are 7 must dos for a successful teacher maternity leave. 1. Announce in a fun way to the class! Try these quick, enjoyable ways to tell your class you’re having a baby! Try a baby-themed lesson with a read aloud or discussion of names for different

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