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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.
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.
At P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.
A storytelling app helps students use technology to produce and publish writing, collaborate with others, and hit the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing.
As the school year begins, it's important for teachers to remember the difference between rules and routines in the classroom.
Make reading a lifestyle activity rather than an in-school activity by fostering literacy and community with the A to Z Reading Challenge.
Filmmaker and blogger Randy Taran identifies "happiness skills" and suggests that we start teaching them at a young age.
Mary Beth Hertz shares some insights into adapting Stranger Danger lessons for the virtual world.
Nick Grantham of FractusLearning describes how five emerging technologies, despite their science fictional nature, might be used in classrooms of the not-too-distant future.
At this Georgia school, Howard Gardner's theory thrives -- and so do students.
Tips and resources for putting MI theory into practice.
At Glenview Elementary School, dialogue circles are part of a program aimed at building collaboration, respect, and positive behavior among students.
Blogger Ben Johnson makes a case for more collaboration between math and science teachers.