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The Wrong Box of Tissues

The Wrong Box of Tissues

"You got any more tissues?" "There's a box on of tissues on my desk." "It's empty." "I just brought it yesterday." "It's empty." That's because there's a clump of tissues on the floor, a clump by the microwave, and a clump on a desk. Believe it or not, there is a...

Need Books?  Make Friends with the Librarian

Need Books? Make Friends with the Librarian

Are you a broke teacher with a sad classroom library?  Make friends with the librarian. Every year, I restocked my classroom library, going to bookstores, looking for used books on Amazon, and spending up a storm.  I always lost a ton of books--the best books walk...

Throw that $hi# Out!:  Toss Your Clutter Now!

Throw that $hi# Out!: Toss Your Clutter Now!

Teachers are hoarders. You've got clutter.  Teachers: you've got to throw that $hi# out.  Now!  It's life-changing.  It's simple. I get obsessed about decluttering from time to time.  I started decluttering at home a long time ago, but it never carried over to school....

Stop Spending Money on Your Class!

Stop Spending Money on Your Class!

Are you spending too much on your classroom? Experts say teachers spend around $500 per year on their classroom, but many teachers spend far more than that.  Teachers are spending more than the couple hundred dollars the IRS allows us to deduct, which is far more than...