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Try These Ridiculously Fun "Roll to Create" Halloween Games!

Have you seen these awesome Roll to Create games? Although the concept is a simple one, the fun level is extreme!

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A Student-Designed Flexible Seating Classroom Tour

Posted Wednesday October 4 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

A Flexible Seating Classroom Tour

Find out how these Year 4 students designed and funded their own Flexible Seating Classroom! Read more...

Spotlight: Teacher Life After Kids

Posted Tuesday October 3 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Teacher Spotlight Lauren Hunt Early Years Teacher South Australia

Returning to work after having kids isn't the easiest of gigs. But when you're passionate about what you do, it's a lot easier. Here's a real-life "teacher mum" story. Read more...

10 Exciting QR Code Classroom Activity Ideas

Posted Tuesday October 3 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

QR Codes in the Classroom Activity Ideas

Here are 10 awesome ways to use QR Codes in your classroom. These ideas and teaching resources cover Mathematics, Comprehension and more! Read more...

Teaching Ideas

Try These Ridiculously Fun "Roll to Create" Halloween Games!

Have you seen these awesome Roll to Create games? Although the concept is a simple one, the fun level is extreme!

Read more...

Scarily Awesome Halloween Crafts for Kids

Posted Tuesday October 10 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Halloween Crafts for Kids

With this super fun occasion creeping up soon, we’ve got some awesome Halloween crafts for kids and Halloween classroom games to share with you today! Read more...

Tips To Reduce Germs in the Classroom

Posted Sunday October 8 by Holly (Teach Starter)

You may have a giggle when you see those teaching memes shared on social media about germs. But, the reality is, the number of germs that get shared on a daily basis within your classroom is scary! Read more...

10 Exciting QR Code Classroom Activity Ideas

Posted Tuesday October 3 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

QR Codes in the Classroom Activity Ideas

Here are 10 awesome ways to use QR Codes in your classroom. These ideas and teaching resources cover Mathematics, Comprehension and more! Read more...

In the Classroom

10 Ways to Support Anxious Students in the Classroom

It's World Mental Health Day 2017. Today we chat with Linda Privitelli founder of Little Wuppy about helping kids who experience anxiety in the classroom.

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A Student-Designed Flexible Seating Classroom Tour

Posted Wednesday October 4 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

A Flexible Seating Classroom Tour

Find out how these Year 4 students designed and funded their own Flexible Seating Classroom! Read more...

25 Fabulous Classroom Organisation Ideas

Posted Tuesday October 3 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

colourful stationery - classroom organisation ideas for teachers

Before you head on another classroom organisation shopping spree, check out resource categorisation, classroom colour-schemes, motivational quotes & more! Read more...

How to Manage Parent Helpers in the Classroom

Posted Wednesday September 27 by Holly (Teach Starter)

Personally, the thought of having parents in the classroom while I was teaching, completely and utterly terrified me, to begin with. Read more...

 

2017 Brisbane Teacher Meet-Up Review

Check out the video from our first ever VIP Teacher Event! Ticket winners enjoyed an afternoon of laughter, stories, and inspiring conversations! What better way to spend a Saturday in the school holiday than with a room full of amazingly inspirational teachers!

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Brisbane Teacher Meet-Up

Posted Wednesday April 19 by Holly (Teach Starter)

An amazing experience being in a room full of dedicated and passionate teachers... Read more...

2016 Australian Expo Wrap Up

Posted Wednesday September 7, 2016 by Holly (Teach Starter)

What an amazing time we had at our expos this year! Read all about here... Read more...

Can't Download Now? Save a Resource for Later!

Posted Monday June 13, 2016 by Scott (Teach Starter)

This article will show you how you can save a resource to your Teach Starter account so that you can easily access it at later time. Read more...

For Parents

Home Reading - A Guide for Parents

Getting those home readers home for the first time can be both exciting and daunting for parents. Read this blog for some hints and tips for reading at home.

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Ambidextrous Kids in the Classroom

Posted Wednesday July 26 by Cindy Chuan

Is it ok if my child is ambidextrous? Occupational Therapist Cindy Chuan explores this question and more for parents and teachers of ambidextrous children. Read more...

Art Ideas for Kids: Outdoor Line Drawing

Posted Monday July 3 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Art Activities for Kids - Concrete Line Drawing - Ideas for primary school teachers and parents

Check out how I took this simple kids art activity and turned into something special! With tips for parents and curriculum links for teachers, this post might just spark your children's creative imagination. Read more...

16 Nature Walk Activities for Kids

Posted Monday July 3 by Holly (Teach Starter)

child's hand holding a colour page featuring a nature scavenger hunt

Get back-to-nature with 16 fun activities to do on a nature walk with your children. Read more...

Life and Wellbeing

Spotlight: Teacher Life After Kids

Returning to work after having kids isn't the easiest of gigs. But when you're passionate about what you do, it's a lot easier. Here's a real-life "teacher mum" story.

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Teacher Spotlight: Enthusiasm and Experience

Posted Tuesday September 26 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Teacher Interviews and Stories - Lauren Poole - Victoria, Australia

For someone who says they never really wanted to be a teacher, Laura Poole is about to begin her 10th year of teaching! Find out how this experienced teacher maintains her passion for the job. Read more...

More Funny Teaching Memes

Posted Tuesday September 26 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Funniest Teaching Memes

Have a 60-second giggle in between your marking, planning and Pinterest-ing with this collection of the funniest teaching memes around. Read more...

Teacher Spotlight: Hard Work Beneath a Colorful Surface

Posted Wednesday September 13 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Teacher Spotlight - Allie McMillen - Third Grade Teacher- Wisconsin, USA

Read the story of Allie McMillen, a 3rd Grade teacher in Wisconsin, USA. Behind the colorful classroom displays is the hard work of a passionate teacher. Read more...