Gift ideas for current and future teachers

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Since we are teachers, or shopping for a teacher, this shopping season I thought I’d curate some of my favorite shopping posts into one place for you.

These links will take you from presents for current teachers (maybe yourself) to gifts for future teachers.

Let’s start with Teacher Christmas Present ideas with Amazon links

This one is my personal favorite. If you’re going to check out any of my posts for teacher gift ideas, this is where I would start. These gifts are affordable, practical, and (mostly) eco-friendly.

Other Teacher gift ideas

This post was initially geared toward end of year teacher gifts, but the ideas are just as relevant for the holiday shopping season. The idea behind these gifts focus more on classes chipping in to get one larger gift for a teacher.

Want to gift your child’s teacher with an edible treat? Here are 5 Snacks teachers love

snacks, low calorie

Although we appreciate home-made goodies. Teachers can only eat so many cookies. I feel guilty every year throwing cookies, or other home made treats because they go bad before I can consume them. Instead, consider getting your child’s teacher a snack that makes sense for the classroom.

Is your child’s teacher a first year teacher, or are you a family member buying for a future teacher. Check out these 5 Must-Haves for New Teachers

5 Must-Haves for New Teachers

Another post you might find helpful if you are buying for a future teacher is Classroom supply splurges

Classroom supplies splurges

How about gifting a book to a future teacher or education student? Check out Recommended reading for future/new teachers

Recommended summer reading for new teachers

Lastly, 5 Gift ideas for soon to be Ed. School Graduates

5 gift ideas for ed. school graduates

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A Teacher's Guide

I am a National Board Certified educator currently teaching in Virginia. I have taught the following: English 9, 10, 11, and 12 (on academic, collaborative, and honors levels); Dual Enrollment English; Mass Communications, Yearbook, Newspaper, and Communications Technology. I have experience in five different school systems, four in Virginia and one in Maryland. I served as my school’s 2019 Teacher of the Year and was a top five finalist for the Teacher of the Year for Virginia Beach City Public Schools. I am passionate about recruiting and retaining quality educators in our public schools. Let me help you find your path to changing lives through teaching!

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