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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades K-2.
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in K-2 classrooms? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
Author Sarah Richard shares valuable tips to help kindergarten teachers have a successful first day.
Erika Burton explains how parents can create the stepping stones toward literacy for their preK children.
Teacher Gaetan Pappalardo offers elementary educators ideas on how to manage student behavior and needs.
Through Responsive Classroom practices such as Social Thinking, Symonds Elementary teaches its students daily that who they learn with is as important as what they learn.
Strategies like mindfulness, emotional regulation, and supportive small groups help Symonds meet the academic and social needs of their students.
Taking class projects schoolwide makes learning more fun, more engaging, and more lasting for students.
Graduating fifth-grade students reflect on their struggles, growth, and achievements within the positive, caring environment of SEL-based Symonds Elementary School.
Symonds Elementary's music, art, PE, and media teachers weave their practices into the fabric of the community, getting to know each student while enriching the school culture.
For productive parent-teacher conferences, teachers can team up with students' families, encouraging them to take a more active role in driving the conversation.
Check out these important activities for developing community and learning goals with elementary school students.
Digital learning specialists provide a quick overview of seven apps that are appropriate for teaching younger children one of the most critical 21st century skills: coding.
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.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews ten apps, many available for both iOS and Android, that encourage math fluency by engaging elementary students with games to amuse as well as teach.
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.
Posing a question to the class, allowing for think time, and then calling on a student is one simple strategy for engaging students in better academic discourse. (Updated 10/2013)
Kindergarten inclusion teacher Trisha Riche' inspires her students -- and her readers -- to play, learn and teach outside of the box.
Student-driven projects, enhanced by technology, launch kindergartners on a journey of lifelong learning.