Must Haves for Educators

I often to get asked for educational recommendations, from books to classroom materials, that I decided to put together a list of my Top 10 favorite things for you. I have even included links so you can make these resources some of your very own favorites starting today!

teacher must haves



  • Portable White Board– Make center time easy with a portable white board. Excellent for mini lessons and desirable for flexible work spaces.
  • Portable Storage– Great for storing materials for centers or a teacher desk on the go! ¬†Desirable for flexible work spaces.
  • Book Bins– Organize your classroom library with bins for easy categorizing by topics, genres or authors!
  • Student Mailboxes– Sort graded student papers efficiently with this mailbox system. Purchase as many as you need to stack on top of each other as a mail center. Students collect their papers at the end of the day to bring home to mom and dad!
  • Floor Lamps– Turn off those overhead headache classroom lights, and position floor lamps in student work areas to illuminate the space in a fun, inviting way!





What are your must haves?

About the author, Gretchen

I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.