4 Ways to Use Rewards and Prizes to Encourage Your Preschoolers


The preschool classroom is a lively, bustling place. It’s filled with 4- and 5-year-olds trying to navigate the world around them and being met with a multitude of positive and negative behaviors.

Teachers strive to create a safe, respectful environment for both teachers and students. For this...

7 Ways to Keep Middle Schoolers Reading


Reading is a great way to relax and improve your vocabulary, but sometimes it can be a chore, especially when teaching middle school kids who are reluctant readers. Here are some ideas to inspire your students and get them reading more:


1. Start a Reading Challenge

Starting a reading chall...

7 Fun Classroom Rewards & Incentives for Kindergarten

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Classroom incentives are great ways to motivate, encourage and inspire your kindergarten class. They can help encourage children to work hard, focus, and behave well.  

Kindergarten classroom rewards can be used as positive reinforcement for learning, good behavior, hard work, and almost anyth...

5 Reading Challenge Ideas for Elementary Schools


Reading is an essential life skill, and it's important to start children early on the path to becoming lifelong readers. Reading challenges or contests can be a fun way to get your elementary schoolers to enjoy books and stories.

Try these reading challenge ideas to help make reading fun.



8 Ideas for School Treats that Aren’t Candy


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Who doesn’t like some recognition for doing something that sets you apart from the crowd? Rewards are often fantastic motivators for people of any age, and children are no different. While we frequently turn to tasty treats, we’re living in a time where we need to be a bit more health-consci...

5 Classroom Supplies You Need to Restock

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Whether preparing for the first day of school or doing a mid-year restock, classroom supplies for teachers are imperative in running a successful classroom.  Appropriate supplies play an integral role in almost every school day, and art projects, writing, holiday celebrations, and helping keep ...