Teacher Life / Jun 30, 2019

The Ultimate Teacher Summer Bucket List

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Summertime is here… raise your hand if you couldn’t be happier! Teachers, after this past school year, you’ve absolutely earned a well-deserved break. So, as you relax and reflect, here’s our question to you: What’s on your teacher bucket list for summer? Check out these awesome responses to that question and to others we asked during our #classtagchat Teacher Summer Bucket List Twitter Chat!

Q1: Share the GIF explains that how you feel about break!GIF that explains how you feel about break

Here at ClassTag, we’re gearing up for an amazing ‘21 back-to-school season – while eating ice cream, enjoying the sunshine, and celebrating diversity!

Teachers Answers

Q2: What’s on your summer break bucket list this year?ClassTag teacher summer bucket list

Shhh – don’t tell! Our bucket list at ClassTag for the summer includes creating unique themes for your ClassTag classroom, threaded conversations and even MORE features with our Chrome Extension.

Teachers’ Answers

  • @JanecekJudy: “Spending time with my family on a beach 🏖”
  • @beekks1: “I really want to take a road trip somewhere, maybe to Lake Michigan for the day or a cool new book store I heard about in Columbus.”
  • @Joannachi13: “Spend time with my son. Read some books.”

Q3: What activities are you giving your students for summer?ClassTag teachers' student summer activity

We know “summer slide” is a concern for teachers and parents – so we partnered with@Adventure2Learn to host our very first #ClassTagSummerCamp! Starting June 20th parents can login to get teacher-approved activities that’ll help create lasting summer memories.

Teachers’ Answers

  • @dfteach: “I left my bitmoji classroom open on Google classroom with lots of online activities linked. Told them to also enjoy their summer break and try to have lots of fun.”
  • @1stgradeTx: “Read as much as they can”
  • @KRich312: “We gave them a minimal packet to review and made sure they knew there main job was to rest after a crazy year!”

Q4: How are you taking care of your mental health this summer?how CLassTag teachers take care of mental health during summer

We hope teachers are getting some well deserved rest and relaxation this summer! Looking for a great summer book? We have you covered!

Teachers’ Answers

  • @katelynnmil: “I am teaching Zumba twice a week.”
  • @mich_lee11: “I’m going to spend more time with my family and binge watch some TV shows.”
  • @sandra_teach7th: “Walking outside and playing with my boys. 💙💙⚾️  ”

Q5: If we had a magic wand, how could we help you prepare for a happy, healthy school year ahead?how ClassTag helps teachers prepare for the school yearWe know that #TogetherWeCan make this a happy, healthy school year – so let us know what would help YOU get your school year off on the right foot! 

Teachers Answers

  • @lauratechnology: “Just support and love us teachers. 💜 ”
  • @MrsOTeachesK: “If you have a magic wand… laminate and cut out all my materials for the upcoming school year!”
  • @mar29leap: “If your magic wand could help me chauffeur my 6 kids around this summer I wouldn’t say no.🤷🏻‍♀️”

Q6: What are some of the supplies or tools that would make Back to School easier this year?ClassTag Supplies make back to school easier

A quality education takes goods! Don’t forget to set up your Supply List so parents can plan ahead (and you can get supplies to stock your classroom!)

Teachers Answers

  • @nplace1:I am thinking a lot of learning center supplies ✏️📗🖇✂️  new books 📘📗📕📙 and of course snacks 🍿🍬🧀🍎 !
  • @JessMoreland8: “Continue to provide opportunities for quick and not too heavy chats like this one! Also a vacation…if you could wave a magic wand and send me to an all inclusive resort I wouldn’t say no to that! 😂 ”
  • @CherishToday08: “STICKERS… also chocolate for after school when I am making dinner. 😂”

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