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In the Classroom

Teachers can spend more time in their classroom than any other place in their daily lives! Which is why we know that managing your students’ learning spaces is important. Not only that, but keeping your classroom organised makes a big difference to student behaviour and how smoothly your daily routines will run. In this category of The Chalkboard you’ll find blog posts that give you the best classroom organisation tips and tricks, along with classroom display and classroom decor ideas. We’ll help you figure out flexible seating and set up a rich visible learning environment. There’s no need to spend hours scrolling through Pinterest. We’ve already done it for you!

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In the Classroom

5 Steps to Using Classroom Reward Systems in a Meaningful Way

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!

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In the Classroom

Did You Hear That? Hearing Awareness in the Classroom

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

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In the Classroom

The Tolsby Frame | The Best IKEA Hack for Teachers

The IKEA Tolsby frame is a bandwagon you want to jump on! Check out our top tips for using them in your classroom...

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Spread Kindness in Your Classroom | Random Acts of Kindness Activities

We present to you, the cutest, most adorable and delightful kindness activities that will work in your classroom during Random Acts of Kindness Week, or any other week of the school year.

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4 Simple Steps to Stress Free Relief Teaching

Following these simple steps will ensure that you are a relaxed and confident relief teacher no matter how late you receive a call for work!

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In the Classroom

Tips for Planning and Preparing for a Parent Information Night

Being prepared and organised shines through any nerves you may have on parent information night - here are some amazing tips and ideas that will have the parents applauding at the end!

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A Tranquil Watercolour Themed Classroom Resource Pack

Take a look at just how beautiful the new Tranquil Watercolour Classroom Theme Pack is in action.

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In the Classroom

How to Use a Mailbox in the Classroom

This blog has everything you need to know about setting up a classroom mailbox in your classroom today!

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In the Classroom

6 Cheap and Clever Classroom Organisation Hacks

Are you looking for ways to manage the copious amount of paperwork that will most likely start hitting your desk within hours of starting the school year? This blog is for you...

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In the Classroom

35 Back to School Tips From Teachers in the Know

Here are 35 amazing back to school tips given by teachers for teachers, in no particular order!

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