Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
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.
Teachers can help children learn about differences by presenting them with vignettes and then giving them tools to analyze what they have heard and seen.
The IB's Primary and Middle Years Programs let students pursue their interests and develop their collaborative, thinking, and problem-solving skills within a rigorous academic framework.
At Symonds Elementary, teachers use morning meetings to develop valuable social-emotional skills, create a culture of respect and trust, and prepare students to learn.
At Albemarle County Public Schools, teachers use social media to get ideas for their classroom, for professional development, and to connect student learning to the real world.
With things like old keyboards, inexpensive aprons, free paint store supplies, and a little imagination, you can creatively customize your classroom environment to maximize learning.
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.
"Sorry" can be the easiest (and least meaningful) word when delivered without understanding or caring. Effective apologies must come from a place of integrity
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.
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.