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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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How to Prepare for a Teaching Interview | Printable Teaching Portfolio Templates

Check out this blog for hints and tips when applying for your first teaching position, including a printable resume template and teaching portfolio templates.

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In the Classroom

Easy Classroom Morning Routine Ideas | Morning Basket Activities

This blog highlights tips, ideas and resources you can use to effectively set up a morning routine in your classroom.

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In the Classroom

12 Tips for Parent-Teacher Interviews

Parent-teacher interviews can be nerve-wracking (for both teachers and parents!). Here are 12 actionable tips to help make your interviews run smoothly.

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10 Simple (but Amazing!) Ideas for Classroom Wall Displays

Classroom displays don't need to take forever to create. Take one of these simple display ideas and follow three simple steps to make a striking and helpful display.

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In the Classroom

How To: Digital Learning in the Classroom

Incorporating digital learning in the classroom doesn't need to be hard. Here are 10 app and website recommendations from an experienced teacher.

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In the Classroom

Helping Boys to Blossom: 10 Tips for Teaching Boys

Teaching boys requires an understanding of the nuanced differences in their learning needs. Here are 10 practical tips from an experienced teacher of boys.

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Real Science! An Interview with Jess from Street Science

There's nothing more inspiring than a conversation with someone who is infectiously excited. Meet Jess, an educator and scientist who is all that and more!

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8 Ways to Create Positive Classroom Vibes

Some of these take a little while to set up, while others take no time at all. Consider each idea and choose the ones that are best for you and your students.

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In the Classroom

5 Ways to Create Calm on NAPLAN Test Days

Here are the NAPLAN tips that you need the most! These 5 simple ideas will help you create calm for your students on NAPLAN test days.

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In the Classroom

Finding Your Funny Bone: 'Jokes for Kids' Classroom Activities!

A good belly laugh can help students hit 'reset' and focus on the learning to follow. These resources and activities make this brain break idea quick and easy!

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