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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades 3-5.
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in grades 3-5? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
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.
The mindset for game-based learning begins with setting up student expectations for recognition and reward. And remember, this isn't about grades (at least not directly).
The PBL pilot program rollout continues as two adventurous teachers open lines of communication with parents and engage their fifth graders with a driving question.
Make communication and emotional literacy part of your everyday curriculum. These won't eliminate conflict and bad feelings, but they'll prevent bullying patterns from taking root.
An iPad lets students consume and interact with content, a fun and efficient way of meeting the Common Core standards for integrating and analyzing information.
Special ed teachers should consider music in their classrooms to supplement visuals, teach through students' favorite songs, emphasize rhythm, and generalize lessons into non-musical settings.
Teach the mindset of innovation through example, iteration, failure, and reflection, and cultivate your students' curiosity and determination to try something different.
At P. K. Yonge, using Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) enables teachers to differentiate and provide each student the right level of instruction to succeed.
Give students a lesson in navigation -- from the points of the compass to GPS mapping.
Blogger Rebecca Alber provides tips for scaffolding collaboration in the classroom.
Family and community involvement play essential roles in the success of schools, explains blogger Anne O'Brien.
Blogger Elena Aguilar shares 20 tips to help teachers better connect with parents.
How you can start personalizing learning in 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 weeks, 5 months, and beyond.
After Arizona's Mesquite Elementary School developed a program to provide additional instruction time for students struggling with math, test scores shot to the top.
As you plan next year's curriculum and activities, consider how you'll use your classroom space. Here are seven learning zones to help focus your students.