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Continental’s Back-to-School Resource Center for Teachers
Getting ready for a new school year can be just as overwhelming as it is exciting. In this Back-to-School Resource Center for Teachers, we’ll provide you with a variety of tools that will help you and your students start the school year off on the right foot.
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- Blog Resources for Teachers Going Back to School
Blog Resources for Teachers Going Back to School
Our Continental blogs are here to make your transition into a new school year easier. From classroom management tips to combating summer learning loss, we have all the teacher resources you need to ensure the upcoming school year is enjoyable and successful.
Classroom Management 101
An effective classroom management plan promotes positive relationships and helps your classroom run efficiently. Check out our blogs for the best classroom management strategies to add to your toolkit this year.
Discover ways to maximize your instructional time with our time-saving tips.
Find practical ideas to help you plan for a successful year.
Be prepared for the unexpected with these tips for planning for a substitute teacher.
Setting Up Your Classroom
Many factors go into setting your classroom up for success. Check out these blogs to discover some ways you can make your classroom inviting and efficient for all students.
Explore options for organizing your classroom library to find the method that works for you.
Discover how you can make your classroom a positive and functional space for incoming ELL students.
Find out how flexible seating arrangements for your classroom can improve your students’ academic performance.
Learn how an innovative and flexible learning environment can benefit your students’ education.
Teacher Resource Books
Getting ready to go back to school means finding the resources that will make your job easier. At Continental, we pride ourselves on providing teachers with instructional materials and classroom resources to cultivate successful learning and help you stay organized.
Here are some of our favorite back-to-school resource books for teachers.
First-Year Teaching Tips
Your first year of teaching can be nerve-racking but it’s even more rewarding. Take a look at some of our blogs to discover teaching tips that are guaranteed to help first-time teachers for all grades.
Follow our new teacher checklist to ensure you’re fully equipped for your first day of class.
Take a look at the four different types of classroom management styles to find which will work best for you.
Learn about how you can buy quality classroom supplies affordably and cost-effectively.
Establishing a Classroom Culture
Your classroom culture sets the tone for the entire school year. Check out our blogs to learn more about how you can create a classroom that makes everyone feel welcome as they head back to school.
Find icebreaker ideas for all grade levels to help your students build positive relationships from the start.
Explore creative and confident ways you can introduce yourself to a new class.
Discover how celebrating diversity in your classroom can positively impact students’ social circles.
Building Parent-Teacher Partnerships
When parent-teacher relationships are strong, everyone benefits. Take a look at our blogs for strategies to build successful home-school partnerships.
Learn ways you can promote parent involvement in your classroom and why it’s important.
Build thriving relationships with your families with our list of the best parent-teacher communication tools.
Combating Summer Learning Loss
Summer learning loss can be one of the biggest obstacles for students as they return to the classroom. Take a look at some of our blog posts to discover how you can bring your students up to speed.
Discover ways you can prevent summer learning loss in your students.
See how Continental’s Jump Start Series can help students stay on top of their education year-round.
Jump Start Series
Our Jump Start series offers the perfect review of last year’s language arts and math skills and allows you to get a baseline for what your students already know. This versatile resource can be used any time for morning work, homework, or whenever your students need extra practice in a skill area.
Self-Care for Teachers
Just like no two students are exactly alike, your self-care needs are unique to you. Our blogs offer simple tips that you can easily realistically incorporate into your daily routine.
Identify decision fatigue and find useful tips to overcome it.
Explore practical self-care ideas to help you be your best all year long—both professionally and personally.
Looking for Specific Resources for Your State?
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