Certificate Wording for Elementary Teachers and Schools

Student Recognition Ideas

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See Jane improve. Watch Sam excel. Then feel free to award each of them a certificate for doing their best in your elementary school classroom. Certificates of appreciation or achievement can be an ideal way to recognize students for a job well done, whether it’s acing the spelling test, making momentous improvements in their math scores, or even showing compassion,…

Dean’s List Certificate Templates & Wording

Student Recognition Ideas

Dean's List Certs

While most folks wouldn’t want to brag about being on a hit list or blacklist, making the dean’s list is a stellar achievement indeed. Bragging rights are definitely included with the honor, which means universities need to provide certificates that are worthy of being shown, hung and, perhaps most importantly, posted on Facebook or Instagram. A brag-worthy dean’s list certificate…

Awesome Sunday School Recognition Ideas for Kids

Student Recognition Ideas

Awesome Sunday School Recognition Ideas for Kids

Kids love praise. Knowing they’ve reached a goal or completed a task motivates them to continue doing well. Although Sunday School classes may seem like a fun place to socialize with friends, play games and listen to inspiring stories, there’s a lot of learning going on too. Let’s celebrate it! Here’s four Sunday school recognition ideas to keep the youngest…

Promote a Positive Environment with Middle School Recognition

Student Recognition Ideas

Middle School Recognition

Successful teachers know that middle school recognition ideas are more than just simple certificates; they are tools that mean the difference in academic success. One of the most important aspects of teaching middle school is creating a positive environment.  It is also the most challenging. Teachers know that in order to support student advancement, they need to battle such things…

8 Senior Year Recognition Ideas

Student Recognition Ideas

One of the most momentous times in a young adult’s life is their senior year in high school.  It represents the transition to adulthood and is the culmination of years of hard work. One of the ways to acknowledge this special achievement is by incorporating senior recognition ideas into the celebration. Senior recognition ideas help graduates know that their efforts…

Unique Ideas for Elementary Student Awards

Student Recognition Ideas

Do something new and creative this year by awarding your elementary students with unique student awards. Here are some unique ideas for elementary student awards: Math Whiz Historian Kickball champ Future Picasso Rocket Scientist Award Best Line Leader Best Handwriting Fashionista Award Harry Potter Award (for anyone who truly loves Harry Potter) Mr./Miss Congeniality Class Clown Grammar Master Reading Rockstar…

10 Ways to Boost Student Morale

Student Recognition Ideas

Spring is nearly here, which means the end of school is nearly here. You might notice that your students are starting to fade in the classroom. Finding ways to boost student morale will help them reach the end of the academic year without a drop in grades or a loss of interest. 1. Plan a Field Trip One way to…

5 Awards Ideas for Students that Say “Keep Up the Good Work!”

Student Recognition Ideas

Stacked Stars Casual Certificates by PaperDirect

When it comes to students, a little award can go a long way. Whether you’re emphasizing behavior or trying to motivate students to be good friends, awards for students should be part of your day-to-day teaching, outside of the awards for academic achievement that are built into the school year. As you consider creative ways to award your students, consider…

Stellar Awards for Star Students

Student Recognition Ideas

Kids achieve great things in the classroom, and it’s about time their brilliance is rewarded. When generic honor-student bumper stickers aren’t enough, it’s time to get creative. Give your star students the personalized recognition they deserve. PaperDirect has a plethora of award ideas, including certificates of recognition and awards for excellence, special achievements, and simply for going above and beyond…

Let the Party Commence – Creative Graduation Party Ideas

Student Recognition Ideas

While the graduation ceremony itself is the official way to recognize a student’s accomplishment, there’s usually not space for all of the student’s friends and family to attend. That’s why so many families host a graduation party afterwards to celebrate together and give guests a chance to interact with the graduate, not just watch him walk across a stage. Incorporate…

Positive Reinforcement Works Wonders for the Struggling Student

Student Recognition Ideas

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“Finish your homework or you’re grounded!” “If you don’t get those grades up, I’m taking away privileges!” If you’ve ever uttered these words – or others like them – you’re definitely not alone. As parents, finding the best ways to help your children succeed in school can present a challenge. But while attempting to change your kid’s behavior by threatening…

Teachers, Get Creative With Recognition Awards!

Student Recognition Ideas

Reading Award Casual Certificates by PaperDirect

Teachers, are you running out of ideas for student recognition awards? PaperDirect has you covered! While Student of the Month, Most Improved and Highest Grade Point Average are wonderful award certificates to give out, there are a lot of creative ideas out there for recognition awards for students of all ages. Since most teachers have such busy schedules that the…

How to Design A Certificate for Student Achievements

Student Recognition Ideas

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With the new school year just a few weeks away for many students in the United States, it’s time for teachers, other school personnel and parents to begin thinking of ways to reward students for good grades, improved behavior, better attendance, a more positive attitude and increased effort, just to name a few. There are a number of student achievements…

Stylish Top Performer Trophies for the New School Year

Student Recognition Ideas

With the new school year quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about ordering top performer trophies for your star students. PaperDirect has a large selection of trophies of all shapes and sizes, and they can be engraved with whatever message you need. Being recognized for a job well done is a very good feeling, and it’s so very important…

Creative Student Recognition Ideas for the New School Year

Student Recognition Ideas

Achievement Border Specialty Certificates

Coming up with creative student recognition ideas can be a challenge with each new school year. PaperDirect is here to help. If you’re a veteran teacher, or even if you’re a rookie, you may be struggling with student recognition ideas so you don’t give out the same old rewards that are given out each year and have come to be…

Back to School Shopping Guide

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According to the television commercial, “Back to School” time is the “most wonderful time of the year” (for parents, that is). This very well-known commercial that begins airing in late summer shows parents frolicking through the aisles of a department store’s back to school supplies aisles gleefully throwing school items into the cart while their children look on with annoyance…

Attendance Certificates for Your Star Students

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Golden Star Casual Certificates

One of the keys to student success is good attendance–it’s hard to succeed in school if you’re not there every day. If you’re a school teacher and want to reward your students who have shown perfect attendance throughout the year or semester, attendance certificates from PaperDirect are a great way to acknowledge students and provide them with something they can…

Plaque Awards for Improved Grades or Behavior

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Encircle Casual Certificates

If you’re a teacher and are looking for a meaningful, long-lasting way to reward students for good grades or exemplary behavior, you may want to consider plaque awards. PaperDirect has an extensive line of plaque awards from which to choose. You can have them custom engraved for a singular achievement, or you can order what is called a “Perpetual Award…

Reward Your Future Rock Stars with Music Award Certificates

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Music Award Casual Certificates

If you have a musically-talented student or child that you’d like to reward for a job well done, music award certificates are a great way to reward your future rock star with a professional-looking reward that will last forever. PaperDirect has desktop printable award certificates that are standard size and can be made with full-color designs. Our desktop printable music…

Honor Roll Certificates for Student Recognition

Student Recognition Ideas

Honor Roll Award Casual Certificates

An honor roll certificate provides students of all ages a sense of accomplishment, and awards can be great motivators to continue to do good work. Honor roll certificates for student recognition are inexpensive, easy to make and greatly appreciated by the recipient. PaperDirect has an extensive line of casual certificates that can be used for all types of student recognition…