The Costliest Mistake Teachers Can Make

Jul 28th 2013

With the implementation of Common Core standards and performance-based pay, teachers are under more pressure to perform than ever. Every minute must be devoted to instruction, causing teachers to cut any activity not directly aligned to standards. This intense pressure […]

Start Back to School Right – Avoid These Top 5 Missteps

Jul 23rd 2013

Back to School Night can seem so scary, even for veteran teachers. Possible scenarios might be running through your mind…parent heckles you, no one shows up, toddler screams during presentation, etc. Make Back to School Night your first step in […]

Top Ten Tools for Back to School!

Jul 15th 2013

The new school year means endless meetings, countless hours of preparation and the dreaded Curriculum Night…all resulting in major stress! Let Astute Hoot: Tools for the Wise Teacher alleviate your pressure with our FREE Top 10 Tools for Back to […]

Science Journal Promotes Inquiry-Based Learning

Jan 12th 2013

Check out teacherspayteachers.com to purchase our new Science Journal that promotes inquiry-based learning, teaches crucial scientific skills and procedures and motivates even the most reluctant learners!  This journal includes: –Forms to complete the Scientific Process –12 observation boxes, complete with […]

NEW! Hazel’s Reading Roost Visits the Black Lagoon

Oct 8th 2012

Are you looking for an engaging literature study aligned to Common Core Standards? Do your students need motivation to read and write? If so, Hazel’s Reading Roost Visits the Black Lagoon is the unit for you! In this 80 page […]

Hazel’s Reading Roost Reading Strategy Unit

Feb 11th 2012

Students are loving our decoding and comprehension strategy animals. It is amazing to see how engaged they are and great reading progress they are making. 🙂 They especially love the accompanying story Hazel Learns to Read and the adorable animal […]

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Jun 27th 2011

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