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Teacher Life Hacks

Tips and tricks to help teachers save time and make their lives easier.

Teacher Life Hack White Board To Do Lists

I always have so many to do lists on the go. The only thing I really keep with me 24/7 is my cell phone. This tip from Christina at Hanging Around in Primary made my day. Write a list on…

Absent Buddy System Teacher Life Hack

I love this tip from Doc Running at the Everything Education Blog.  Managing absences is really time consuming, so I started absence buddies. Assign absence buddies to be responsible for information for absent students. Each student is responsible for…

Gradebook Codes Teacher Life Hack

I am so happy that Stephanie from Stephanie’s History Store submitted this tip. For anyone who uses a paper grade book using codes to keep it organized will be a time saver.  To prevent your grade book from getting…

Teacher Life Hack

Teachers spend a lot of money on school supplies each year. Don’t let your expensive novel sets get ruined by improper shelving and storage methods. Invest in a few good plastic bins that are compact and stack on top…

Teacher Life Hack Coffee Can

Save your coffee cans to organize tall classroom supplies. I have used coffee cans to organize scissors, rulers, paint brushes. I love this teacher life hack because it is free storage for our classrooms. It is also very compact…

Teacher Life Hack Using Overhead Transparencies

Margo from Margo’s Math and More shared this great tip for using those left over overhead transparency sheets at your school. Turn unused overhead transparency sheets into overlays for comparing different fractions in picture form. Place the transparency sheets…