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Poetry is an effective tool for broadening elementary students' reading choices, strengthening sentence-level skills, teaching ELLs about English, and reinforcing learning across many subjects.
Becky Morales, creator of Kid World Citizen, offers five ideas for using literature about children and families in other parts of the world to broaden the minds of U.S. elementary students.
Neurologist, teacher, and author Judy Willis discusses the benefits of teaching elementary students how their brains work.
Mary Beth Hertz suggests some student-centered learning methods to meet the Common Core requirement of teaching multiplication and division to third graders.
Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.
Engage young readers by showing them the value of composing and sending tweets to authors whose books they've enjoyed during a read-aloud.
Fifth grade teachers share how students in their PBL pilot program raised funds for microloans, created websites for a nature preserve, and developed business plans.
Borrow a strategy from Isaac Newton and have your students keep a journal of their questions as they grow their own ideas for personalized learning.
Here are five steps to engage parents in their children's education, whether through at-home activities or in-class participation, to help foster academic success.
Rather than intimidating young readers with ancient pedagogy, encourage and empower them with livelier strategies such as partner reading or the manic Crazy Professor Game.
Two adventurous fifth grade teachers explore their new PBL pilot program as they learn what it means to align student projects with learning standards.
Author and global ed advisor Homa Tavangar makes a case for why empathy is the most important back-to-school supply we can give our children.
Blogger Rebecca Alber suggests six projects to engage students the last few weeks of school.
Guest blogger Glenn Whitman, Director of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, suggests a scientific approach to manageable homework: students should do it without interruption, and schools shouldn't assign too much of it.
See step-by-step how this Arizona elementary school gives its students the additional time they need to master core concepts and elevate their learning to the next level.
Blogger Anne Shaw highlights a fun, beginning-of-the-year strategy that includes a roll of toilet paper.
Blogger Andrew Miller explores ways to bring game-based learning to the classroom using Minecraft.
Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo believes that using words in context and modeling inquisitiveness around words is the way to go. (Updated 01/2014)