Source4Teachers Education Blog

presspage2Welcome to Source4Teachers’ education blog! Check back frequently to keep yourself up-to-date with the latest industry trends and company news. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Instructional & classroom management tips
  • Company news & events
  • Community service initiatives
  • Awards & recognition
  • Relevant news articles & links
  • And so much more!

Tips4Subs, Classroom Activities

Fun Facts about U.S. Presidents in Honor of Presidents' Day

The United States observes Presidents' Day on the third Monday of February each year (which means many teachers have a day off this coming Monday). This tradition dates all the way back to 1885, originally established in recognition of George Washington's birthday (Feb. 22nd). The day is now most popularly viewed as a time to celebrate all of our country's presidents and their accomplishments. 

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Tips4Subs, Classroom Management, Classroom Activities

Promoting Kindness in the Classroom

Did you know that we're in the midst of National Random Acts of Kindness Week? Kindness is a simple yet impactful quality that sometimes gets overlooked. This week is the perfect opportunity to make a kindness push in your classroom. 

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Tips4Subs

Activities to Celebrate Black History Month

As February is Black History Month, this is an excellent time of year to celebrate the culture, heritage, and achievements of African Americans – throughout history and in modern times!

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Education Politics

Betsy DeVos Confirmed as U.S. Education Secretary

Earlier today, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the 11th Secretary of Education of the United States. DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist from Michigan and advocate of school choice, has been among the most controversial Trump administration cabinet nominees. 

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12 Creative Super Bowl Lesson Plans

This weekend marks the biggest Sunday in Football – the Super Bowl! Many creative teachers extract teachable moments from popular events like the Super Bowl to incorporate into their lessons.

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Tips4Subs, Teacher Humor

Wardrobe Essentials for Teachers

WeAreTeachers.com recently posted 24 Teacher Wardrobe Essentials From Modcloth, and we definitely think it's worth checking out for some festive gear!

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Teacher Humor

Lessons Learned from Hogwarts Teachers

Attention all Harry Potter fans! Here's a fun Friday topic for your pondering pleasure. In today's world, most teachers undergo several formal teaching evaluations every year. Can you imagine what teaching evaluations in the world of Hogwarts might look like?

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The Teacher's Voice is a Powerful Instrument

The teacher's tone of voice is a powerful instrument. It sets the tone and environment for the entire classroom in terms of engagement, behavior, and rapport with students. 

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Awards & Recognition

Source4Teachers CEO Kendley Davenport Named a 2017 Future 50 Award Winner

Kendley Davenport, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Source4Teachers, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Future 50 Awards by Philadelphia SmartCEO. The program recognizes the 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies in the Greater Philadelphia Area as demonstrated by a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth.

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Education Politics

Dispatch from Outgoing U.S. Education Secretary, John B. King Jr.

Yesterday, Education Week released a dispatch from John B. King Jr., the outgoing U.S. Secretary of Education. No matter your personal political views or how you feel about how King performed in his short time holding this office, we thought his message was full of hope and inspiration for the future of education.

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