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10 Excellent Earth Day Classroom Activities and Resources

It's Earth Day on April 22! These fantastic sustainability activities will engage your students as they learn about all plastic pollution - what it is and how to stop it!

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10 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Posted Thursday April 12 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

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Do you, or someone you know, need a little reminder of just how awesome teachers are? These 10 inspirational quotes for teachers will warm your heart! Read more...

The Inspiring Evolution of a Teacher

Posted Wednesday April 11 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

In the seven years that Chantelle has been teaching she has not only mastered all of the day-to-day juggles of a classroom teacher but has also continued to extend herself professionally, ensuring that as contemporary education evolves, she does too! Read more...

35 Different Ways to Ask "How Was Your Day?"

Posted Wednesday April 11 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Different ways to ask 'how was your day' free printable poster

Don't get stuck in the same old after-school conversation! Check out this great list of alternatives to asking "How was your day?". Read more...

Teaching Ideas

10 Excellent Earth Day Classroom Activities and Resources

It's Earth Day on April 22! These fantastic sustainability activities will engage your students as they learn about all plastic pollution - what it is and how to stop it!

Read more...

It's a Classroom Games Bonanza!

Posted Friday April 6 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

See the Teach Starter team in action, creating awesome new classroom games just for you! Read more...

5 Ways to Use Letter Tiles in the Classroom

Posted Wednesday April 4 by Holly (Teach Starter)

Are you looking for a fun engaging vocabulary activity to use with your class? You will want to download our FREE letter tiles printable after reading this blog! Read more...

10 Helpful Homework Ideas and Tips for Primary School Teachers

Posted Tuesday April 3 by Holly (Teach Starter)

Feeling pulled between providing meaningful homework and simply sending home more worksheets? You need these homework ideas, activities and resources! Read more...

In the Classroom

Powerful Ways to Use Music in the Classroom

The simple act of listening to music while in class can help improve students’ memory and learning capability! So what are you waiting for? Find out the most popular ways to use music in the classroom now...

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Hold Onto Your Flamingos - It's Tropical Paradise Theme Pack Time!

Posted 5 hours ago by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Tropical classroom theme - teacher desk with resources on it

One of the latest editions to our collection of printable classroom theme packs is this awesome Tropical Paradise classroom theme! Check it out here... Read more...

5 Steps to Using Classroom Reward Systems in a Meaningful Way

Posted Monday April 9 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Should you set up an extrinsic classroom reward system? Or, should you be ditching prizes and telling students that the greatest reward is their new knowledge/new skill/being a good person? This blog post will make the answer clear! Read more...

Did You Hear That? Hearing Awareness in the Classroom

Posted Wednesday February 28 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Auslan Fingerspelling Bunting for Hearing Awareness Week

Do hearing aids and cochlear implants make inclusivity happen 'automatically'? Find out how you can integrate Auslan in your inclusive classroom. Read more...

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Top 5 Most Read Blog Posts in March 2018

Find out what classroom activities and ideas teachers have been the most interested in this month!

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Top 10 Most Popular Resources in March 2018

Posted Wednesday March 28 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Top 10 Teach Starter Resources March 2018

Another month is drawing to an end and what a month it has been! Check out which resources you and your Teach Starter colleagues have loved the most this month. Read more...

Top 5 Chalkboard Posts in February 2018

Posted Wednesday February 28 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

popular teach starter blog posts

Take a look at the ideas, the activities and the resources that you guys have loved the most this month! Read more...

What's New at Teach Starter HQ?

Posted Wednesday February 7 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

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Meet our adorable new Teach Starter characters, glimpse resources in the works and most popular teaching resources, blog posts and giveaways this month! Read more...

For Parents

"Quiet Please!" A Parent's Guide to Peacefully Creating Calm

Find out how to beat the busyness of life with these simple ways of creating calm for yourself and your children.

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35 Different Ways to Ask "How Was Your Day?"

Posted Wednesday April 11 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Different ways to ask 'how was your day' free printable poster

Don't get stuck in the same old after-school conversation! Check out this great list of alternatives to asking "How was your day?". Read more...

10 Picture Books and Activities About Starting School

Posted Friday January 12 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Kids Books and Activities About Starting School Australia

We've looked at these 10 picture books about school in detail, creating activities for each one! Find out why these 'starting school' books are worth reading... Read more...

Activities to Help Kids Develop Creative Thinking Skills

Posted Monday November 27, 2017 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

young girl practising photography - creative thinking skills activities for kids

How do you teach the kinds of creative thinking skills that kids in the 21st Century really need? Find out here... Read more...

Life and Wellbeing

10 Inspirational Quotes for Teachers

Do you, or someone you know, need a little reminder of just how awesome teachers are? These 10 inspirational quotes for teachers will warm your heart!

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The Inspiring Evolution of a Teacher

Posted Wednesday April 11 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

In the seven years that Chantelle has been teaching she has not only mastered all of the day-to-day juggles of a classroom teacher but has also continued to extend herself professionally, ensuring that as contemporary education evolves, she does too! Read more...

The Power of a Connected Generation | March for Our Lives 2018

Posted Tuesday March 27 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

It's hard to be human and not be moved by the groundswell being led by the children of America. Here, we listen to the collective voices and stand in support. Read more...

10 Hilarious Easter Giggles!

Posted Tuesday March 27 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Funny Easter Cartoons and Memes

Stop! You've almost made it to the break, you deserve a little time out and a hearty giggle. Check out these, the 10 funniest Easter cartoons and memes around! Read more...