Posted on December 11, 2011 in News
Help others become active locally, regionally, and nationally. Give them access to a great advocacy organization! Want a suggestion? How about TASH memberships for those hard-to-buy-for folks on your list.
Posted on December 10, 2011 in News
The Livescribe Smartpen isn’t for every student, but it can be a live saver for those with organization, writing, or memory problems.
Posted on December 09, 2011 in News
Wear your beliefs on your lapel with items from The Parent Side online store. Get one for every one on your list!
Posted on December 08, 2011 in News
Let me count the ways I love giving a label maker as a gift to a teacher. It not only helps educators keep a neat and organized classroom (so helpful for students with autism and learning disabilities), but it can serve as a support for emerging writers.
Posted on December 07, 2011 in News
If you are seeking new ways to build community in the classroom, you may want to check out this series of prompt jars, like Character in a Jar, from Free Spirit Publishing. They have attitude, problem solving, and choice-making jars. I chose to feature this character jar, however, as it is based on one of my favorite books for teachers—What Do You Stand For? by Barbara Lewis.