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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades 3-5.
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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.
To help beginning readers grasp the difference between written and spoken language, start with the meaning of the words rather than their syllabic breakdown.
In a Mystery Location Call, students practice effective and respectful communication along with their research and deduction skills to locate their partner class on a map.
The seven strategies of highly skilled readers include activating, summarizing, monitoring and clarifying, visualizing and organizing, searching and selecting, questioning, and inferring.
Consider one of these six engaging and creative student projects to wrap of the school year.
Two fifth grade teachers explain how the driving question and the need to know list are a naturally fit for their PBL pilot program.
Make every family feel welcome by inviting parents from different cultures to share their language, heritage, and stories in after-school programs.
Two fifth grade teachers advocate trust, respect, and inclusion when sharing the practices and results of their PBL pilot program with on-site colleagues.
Teacher, one-to-one advocate and blogger Monica Burns shares some of her favorite free apps for supporting English-Language Learners' vocabulary acquisition.
Regardless of the subject, argumentative or persuasive writing is a key component of Common Core Standards.
At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart.
Blogger Ben Johnson offers three steps for creating richer classroom discussions.
At this Georgia school, Howard Gardner's theory thrives -- and so do students.
Blogger Ben Johnson ponders the use of student evaluations in K-12 education.
The noted neurologist turned educator talks about the science of boredom, how to get students' attention, and the most important lessons for 21st-century learning.