Transitioning back to classroom life after summer break is a bigger challenge for teachers than it is for students. Ahead of them, teachers have a whole school year full of responsibility and unpaid work that takes place after school closes.
What do seahorses, lions, and the duck-billed platypus have in common? They are all lucky enough to be drawn up in full detail by adult coloring book artist Millie Marotta. From zebras to flamingos, coral reefs to tropical vines—the artwork
Here are a few of the fun things teachers can expect when they’re expecting the end of summer. Let’s just say, it’s definitely not easy being a teacher. The end of summer break is finally here. For parents, teachers, and
The Summer Olympics are in full swing, and GelWriter is going for gold! We’re also going for silver. And bronze. And purple, blue, turquoise, neon orange, green… While our superheroes are in Rio shining on the court, in the pool,
There is a surprisingly common belief that teachers get summers off. The image of a well-rested teacher lounging by a pool, brainstorming ways to torture students while drinking deliciously cool and fruity drinks is as inaccurate as it is appealing.
The new school year is almost here! It’s hard to believe summer is coming to an end, but here at GelWriter we are gearing up to make this year the best yet. A new school year holds so much promise—new
Transitioning from summer mode to back-to-school mode can be very difficult for parents and teachers; however, it can be especially difficult for children — they’re the ones saying goodbye to actual free time, after all. In order to help them
It’s National Coloring Book Day! The first coloring book was published 137 years ago, in a long-ago time when coloring books were just for kids. In honor of our favorite grown-up pastime, we’re taking a look back at the history
“Patience is a virtue.” “Good things come to those who wait.” We’ve heard these sayings time and time again. No one disputes the importance of patience, but for a lot of us, being patient isn’t easy—especially in these days of
Adult coloring book artist Daniel Howard knows more than anyone about the mental and physical benefits coloring can have. After a back injury left him unable to work, Howard turned his love of drawing into a new career as a