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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.
Fifth grade teachers use their PBL pilot program to teach the leadership and collaboration skills that future employers are likely to expect of their students.
Children can practice empathy through apps that encourage collaboration, whether it’s drawing pictures together, cooking for each other, or creating lessons to share their knowledge.
The American Statistical Association, in collaboration with others, aims to introduce statistical problem solving to students starting in fourth grade.
This unique program, "Story Time from Space," which features astronauts at the international space station reading aloud stories, will help teachers to better inspire the next generation of science learners, discoverers, and creators.
Introduce your students to the world of etymology and morphemes as they become linguistic detectives solving the mysteries of those puzzling "sight words."
In her first PBL unit, a new teacher learns how giving her students voice and choice will ignite their passions and enhance their learning.
Fifth grade teachers reflect on grading students in their PBL pilot program without traditional homework, while keeping parents informed and reconsidering the meaning of grades
Blogger Ayanna Cooper shares some great ideas for connecting with students just learning English.
Blogger Gaetan Pappalardo believes that using words in context and modeling inquisitiveness around words is the way to go. (Updated 01/2014)
Educators use frequent formative assessments to determine the needs of each student at Forest Lake Elementary School.
Blogger Elena Aguilar shares 20 tips to help teachers better connect with parents.
Good driving questions are written to help guide the teacher and the student.
Family and community involvement play essential roles in the success of schools, explains blogger Anne O'Brien.
As the school year begins, it's important for teachers to remember the difference between rules and routines in the classroom.