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Sniff the Crayon

Sniff the CrayonTeachers out there know that smell…the new crayon. It’s still perfect. It still has all its paper wrapping and is perfectly pointy. It hasn’t rubbed up against other crayons and gotten dirty. It hasn’t been dropped on the floor, or broken in half or left in the lost and found bin with a bunch of broken crayons. And if you close your eyes and take a whiff of that new crayon, you can still transport yourself back to your childhood. For teachers, the crayon smell is a high. For students, not so much.

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Best of Overheard 2016 Edition

We love to eavesdrop on our students for the pure joy of hearing them say something we can post online (usually out of context for a greater laugh). Our students are clever, funny and make the daily grind so worth it.

This year we’ve taken our top ten overheard quotes and are going to tell you the story behind the quote. These ten got the most likes and comments on Instagram in 2016.  Be ready to laugh!

Do you want to read more? Check out all of our other overheard quotes and feel free to pass them along to your friends who need a laugh.



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Ways to Save a Buck (AKA Ninjas are Thrifty!)


TitleSlideNinjas are thrifty and we like to reuse as much as possible, so here are our top five ways to reuse your back to school gear and save some money at the same time.

Repurpose your old borders and signs.  You probably have some of those old borders or signs that are looking tattered or faded.  Try cutting out the little pictures (or better yet have some older students volunteer their time) to reuse.  We use these little pictures for all kinds of things: game pieces, name tags, labels and my personal favourite-classroom sign out.

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5 Apps Teachers Wish Existed

Five Apps Teachers Wish Existed

Sometimes us teachers could use a hand keeping things under control in the classroom. Even better, us teaching ninjas need to use our time effectively, so here are our FIVE best ideas for million dollar apps that someone NEEDS to create!

  • Automute: Turn the sound off on any students overusing their precious voices. It could also be used on spouses widening the market.

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