Teacher Appreciation

6 Ways to ROCK Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8, 2015 Make Teacher Appreciation Week an extra-special week of memories for your hard-working middle school teachers. Organize a week-long program that recognizes every teacher’s dedication and appropriately thanks them for everything that they do for your school and students. We have six cool ideas to totally “rock” your teachers  Continue Reading »

Spooner Mugs – A Perfect Teacher Appreciation Gift

Looking for the perfect Teacher Appreciation Week gift? Consider a Spooner Mug. What are Spooner Mugs you ask?  They are a fascinating new idea in mugs. A solid, sturdy mug for coffee, tea, cocoa, soup and anything else you can dream up to put in a mug. They come with a matching spoon, and a  Continue Reading »

Reflections on Teaching Middle School

  Contributed by Julie S., Teacher, Minneapolis, MN When I was hired as the sixth grade teacher for the school that I currently work at, I couldn’t believe it! I had worked in the preschool setting for the past five years prior to being hired. It was completely overwhelming to think that I would be  Continue Reading »

Teacher Appreciation Week – Gift Ideas

  Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8, 2009. This is the time to say “Thank You” to all the teachers in your school for the dedication they display every day in shaping the lives of children. While verbally expressing your thanks is important, tangible tokens of acknowledgement go a long way when it comes to  Continue Reading »

Ideas for Celebrating Educators this Holiday Season

It’s time for the Holidays! Don’t Forget To Celebrate Your Staff, Teachers and Volunteers! December is just around the corner, and the holidays will soon be here. This is a great time to show your teachers, staff and volunteers how much you appreciate them and value their hard work. Want to get them something special  Continue Reading »

Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas

Contributed by Rachel L., PTO Member, Maple Grove, MN Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner! (This year it is May 7-11.) Our PTO loves sponsoring this event and the teachers look forward to it all year. We start asking for donations for food and gift certificates in March. Many of our local businesses are  Continue Reading »

Ideas for Improving Teacher Morale

With budgets at an all-time low, classrooms bursting at the seams, and resources disappearing, teacher morale is suffering. Boosting morale and creating a friendly workplace has benefits all around; happier teachers, happier students, happier staff, and a more successful learning environment. We’ve compiled some ideas to help you create a teacher-friendly school. Boosting morale can  Continue Reading »

Teacher Appreciation Drinkware Gift Ideas

Are you looking for a fun and unique gift idea for the special teacher in your life? A creative gift for coworkers, staff or school volunteers? These adorable drinkware gifts are personal, creative, unique and oh-so-cute! Using tumblers or mugs, you can fill them with a special treat, print out a cute tag and let  Continue Reading »

Ideas to Improve Teacher Morale

With budgets at an all-time low, classrooms bursting at the seams, and resources disappearing, teacher morale is suffering. Boosting morale and creating a friendly workplace has benefits all around; happier teachers, happier students, happier staff, and a more successful learning environment. We’ve compiled some ideas to help you create a teacher-friendly school. Boosting morale can  Continue Reading »