Life & Wellbeing

Printing on Pencils Is Fun, Magical, and Oh-So Easy – Education Article

Custom and personalized pencils are the best. There’s no better way to show you’re a Harry Potter fan than with an “Expelliarmus” pencil or to highlight your love of books with a pencil that has “I’d rather be reading” etched on it.  Yet these pencils can be expensive and hard to find. So we were incredibly excited to learn about a much cheaper—and easier—way to print on pencils.  We created these pencils specifically for testing day. We focused on positive,…

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Ideas for The Most Creative Yearbook Pages – Education Article

Producing a yearbook seems pretty straightforward, right? You include a page for each class, staff pics, organization and club pages, and a few spots for special events. That’s pretty much the standard for most school yearbooks. But sometimes standard means forgettable. Why not take it up a notch and make a yearbook that really captures the spirit of your school? Here are some fun ideas for creative yearbook pages that will take your yearbook from perfect for the closet shelf to coffee-table-book material.…

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What It’s Really Like to Be a #LoserTeacher – Education Article

At a rally in El Paso on Monday, Donald Trump Jr. encouraged young audience members not to listen to “loser teachers that are trying to sell you on socialism from birth.”  “Keep up that fight, bring it to your schools. You don’t have to be indoctrinated by these loser teachers that are trying to sell you on socialism from birth. You don’t have to do it.” – Donald Trump Jr. .@DonaldJTrumpJr‘s message to young conservatives: “Keep up that fight. Bring it…

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I Was Struggling With My Student Loans, but Here’s How I’m Climbing Out – Education Article

As an elementary music teacher, I like to say that my students are my kids. There are 900 students at the school where I teach in South Carolina. Sometimes it blows my mind to think about the impact I’ve made. Needless to say, I love my job. But I don’t love that I was saddled with so much student debt in order to get here. I went to a private college, and by the time I graduated, I owed thousands.…

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Top Teacher Stories of the Week – Education Article

Every Friday, the WeAreTeachers editors share our favorite finds and news from the week, from the top teacher stories to must-use discounts and the latest and greatest memes. It gets better: if you sign up for our newsletter, you’ll get these picks before everyone else. 1. Teachers ready to strike in Los Angeles, Denver 30,000 teachers in Los Angeles may walk out as soon as next week; Denver teachers may walk out at the end of the month. 2. The…

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