Topics for Kids

Are you looking for ideas of things to talk about with your kids or students? This list is a great way to get conversations going, writing ideas, and more! Favorites What is your favorite food? (Get more specific by asking favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or snack!) What is your favorite day…

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25 Summer Tips for TpT Sellers

Summer… A time to relax, go to the beach, read whatever you want, sleep in, and… Oh wait, scratch that. You’re a teacher-author on Teachers Pay Teachers. You may be out of the classroom for a little while, but you’re not off the hook completely.While summer is a slower time for many…

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10 Habits to Achieve Success as a Teacher-Author

If you work from home, you might have a difficult time keeping yourself on track. I’ve found success with my Teachers Pay Teachers store by doing the following ten habits to set goals, meet deadlines, and achieve the dreams I have for my own business.#1: Stay organized. Making lists, keeping notes, maintaining…

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Task Organization

Do you love making lists and checking off items?Do you strive to become more organized, but need a simple tool to help get started?Do you like to keep track of weekly, monthly, and daily tasks you need to complete?I personally love making to-do lists. Writing down everything I want to accomplish in a…

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Digital Lists

So if you know me, you know that I am extremely tech-savvy and quick to use digital resources in and out of the classroom. But I have to admit that I have a dirty little secret... I love neatly-organized, color-coded, three-ring binders... full of ACTUAL PAPER.Oh, the horror!I truly am embarrassed to…

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Question Starters

Even though fact-based questions can be helpful in assessing what students know, those types of questions aren't very open-ended. They usually require a specific answer. The more open-ended a question is, the more we can understand what a student knows (or doesn't know) because it requires him to explain what he knows…

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Start with a Cliché

Sometimes we look down upon writers who frequently use cliches. Sure, these tired phrases can be annoying to read over and over since we're used to hearing them in our everyday conversations. We should be using original thoughts in our original creative writing, right?The thing is, I don't see anything wrong with…

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Types of Relationships

We all interact with people in our lives. Even the most obscure hermit had parents at some point in his life. So this list is devoted to the types of relationships we can forge throughout our lives. I'll no doubt forget a few along the way, so this may be a work…

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Things that Squeak

I haven't done a list post in a while, but I think it helps get my brain working when I do... It's actually one of the reasons why I like playing the game 94%. It requires the player to generate the most popular responses to different prompts, like "Things that are Red"…

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Things That Are… PURPLE

Here is a list of things that are purple off the top of my head...eggplantOne-Eyed, One-Horned Flying Purple People Eatergrapesmy bedroom walls when I was a kidthe trim of my sneakersone of my pursesmy pom-pom pena set of t-shirt sheets I haveone of the new Paper Mate pens I ordered from AmazonBeebe…

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