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You Need to Get Connected! Twitter 101 for Teachers

Are you on Twitter yet?  If you’re a teacher, you should be. “No man is an island.”  Someone really great said that. Teaching often feels like one.   I have a saying, “If you’re more than two rooms past me, or farther than the bathroom, I...

Your Handouts Are Ugly. How to Make Them Shine

No one wants to read your handouts.  They’re ugly and boring…or worse yet, copied from an old workbook. Are you still giving old-school worksheets to Generation Snapchat? I was. “What do I have to do?” kids would say. “Read the...

How to Make Your Classroom Website without Bleeding Cash

You can run an all-out technology-based classroom as a broke teacher… even if you don’t have computers or Chromebooks. All you need is a classroom website. Why a website? Websites are where our kids are used to getting information.  That’s where we...

WordSwag Makes Your Quotes Look Inspired

What’s does this Broke Teacher love about WordSwag? Not all teachers are graphic designers.  That’s okay now with WordSwag, an inexpensive typography generator for your phone. There’s a reason designers mix and match font–for the price of a...