Spotlight on Chicago’s Private Schools

Chicago School Supply recognizes that private schools often find it a challenge to effectively educate community members and prospective families on what their particular school has to offer. With that in mind, Chicago School Supply is excited to feature some of these unique private schools in our new blog feature Spotlight on Chicago’s Private Schools. […]

Backyard Beefcake & The Psycho CEO: Russian Kettlebell Swings

Successful people eat healthy, exercise regularly, and sleep consistently. This maxim transcends social and economic status. The formula can be applied to students, teachers, and Psycho CEOs alike. This series, The Backyard Beefcakes & The Psycho CEO, aims to explore these concepts in greater detail in an attempt to make each member of our Chicago School […]

Classroom Management Tips from The Organized Classroom Blog!

This month’s guest post comes to us from Charity L. Preston from www.theorganizedclassroomblog.com. Ms. Preston is an author, teacher, and parent, but most importantly, she is an educator in all roles. ” The ability to teach someone something new is a gift that few truly appreciate.”  In this post, Ms. Preston shares her tips to help […]

Register Now for Summer Learning Webinar From Carson-Dellosa!

This week, our friends at Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company will be hosting their first ever Virtual Coffee Chat! This is a valuable opportunity for teachers to connect with one another and learn about engaging ideas and summer activities for kids! This  free webinar will be on  Wednesday May 25 at 11am EST For decades, Carson-Dellosa has […]

Enter to Win a Summer Bridge Activities™ Set!

We are at it again! To kick off Summer 2011, Chicago School Supply is giving away an entire Summer Bridge Activities™ Set by Carson Dellosa to a lucky winner.   Thats 9 books in total (prize value $134.55)! These award winning educational books are ideal for teachers and parents to use to keep kids sharp […]

10 Budget Friendly Ways to Promote Summer Learning

Hurrah- Summer is almost here!  While many of us are excited about upcoming summer vacation plans, it is important to remember that children experience learning loss when they don’t have educational activities during the summer. The good news is there are numerous ways to promote summer learning with your child (and it does not have […]

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer break is almost here and this is the perfect time to review some important lessons to keep your kids safe and healthy this summer. I found some useful tips from WeAreTeachers:  8 Ways to Make Sure Your Students Stay Safe This Summer. Here are some highlights from that article that are just too important […]

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!  Each year, we designate one week during the first full week of May to show gratitude for our outstanding teachers all over the world.   Many reward the teacher of their choice with a present or a letter of gratitude.  Education Secretary Arne Duncan has even published his thoughts on […]

Vote for the Best Classroom Bulletin Board of the 2010/2011 School Year!

A few weeks ago, we launched a search for the Best Classroom Bulletin Board of the 2010/2011 School Year to spotlight many of the hard working teachers and their remarkable bulletin board creations!  We had several teachers respond and sent us pictures of their bulletin boards and we have selected our finalists. We are asking […]