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May 2, 2018

The Together Music Teacher!

Deep in revisions for an upcoming 2nd edition of The Together Teacher (date TBA!), l find myself thinking lots about Specials Teachers. As the daughter of an art teacher, I know that materials management, mobile classrooms, and communication…

October 3, 2017

The (Fanny) Pack is BACK!

It’s no secret that I have an enduring love for fanny packs. In fact, my passion is well documented here, here, and here. But what do you actually PUT in your fanny pack during the school day? Kristi O., a Dean of Students for…

June 29, 2017

‘Tis the Season: Professional Development Kits

When I’m feeling particularly defeated by the state of my laundry situation, I turn here for inspiration. This blogger has built “kits” for just about everything–sewing, cleaning, bill paying and more! This is the perfect time of year for a…

February 17, 2017

Making the Most of Classroom Volunteers

I am not traveling this week, and so I booked a slot to volunteer in my daughter’s first grade classroom. I know I’ll be put right to work! But. . . sometimes volunteers are more work! With a little bit of planning and communication,…

May 7, 2015

Notes From The Field: Conference Room Signage

I frequently parachute in to other people’s conference rooms for workshops, and sometimes upon my descent I land upon interesting signage that is actually quite helpful. We got some great corporate space at a recent workshop for Madison…

February 20, 2015

Spotted: Middle School Classroom Organization

We are mostly geared toward TIME management for teachers, leaders, and other education professionals, but occasionally we veer into the world of STUFF! Most books on classroom, aka STUFF, organization seem to be geared toward cutesy elementary…

November 6, 2014

Meghan’s Portable File Box

Meet Meghan, another mobile educator! Meghan is an instructional coach at the early elementary level in Washington, DC. She teaches small groups, coaches teachers, and handles all kinds of other duties as needed. One of the toughest transitions…

November 5, 2014

Spotted: Adhesive Envelope Put to Creative Use!

Greg D., a school leader in Washington, DC, has this Post-It brand adhesive folder (aka the Post-it Pocket) affixed to his laptop to store and carry his stuff. The envelope holds his highlighter, phone charger and other things that are tricky to…

August 12, 2014

Tool Review #5: Shelby and Listonic!

This week, please join us in welcoming back our favorite guest blogger, Shelby! She’s like a Together Teacher super-secret double-agent spy – working for us and also working inside the teaching world at the same time. Here’s her latest report…

March 4, 2014

Hey, What’s That Around Your Neck?

How many of you out there use your smartphone as your system? Ever find yourself lamenting a particular outfit’s lack of pockets as a result? Too embarrassed to wear that old school holster? Or maybe, just maybe, you kept your phone in your back…