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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades K-2.
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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.
Attract parent volunteers by giving them their own space and appointing a coordinator whose job it is to make them feel welcome, comfortable, and needed.
At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, 100 percent of the fifth-grade students are meeting grade-level fluency standards in reading.
Through the Piggy-Bank Friday program, K-5 students at Walter Bracken STEAM Academy have saved over $30,000 in one year.
Educators at Walter Bracken STEAM Academy engage students by letting them choose outside-the-box enrichment classes, like toy making, drones, and candy chemistry.
Before making assumptions about literacy, study young children's oral and written language development patterns while striving to understand their lives outside of school and watching them play.
Teaching that struggling is part of learning math encourages creativity, builds authentic engagement and perseverance, and creates opportunity for assessment, intervention, and feedback.
Teaching technology at Meyer Elementary School goes beyond showing kids how to use email and apps. It gives students a context for learning technology through subject areas, making all learning more relevant.
Blogger Elena Aguilar shares 20 tips to help teachers better connect with parents.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz embeds lessons in information literacy using internet research projects.
Blogger Ayanna Cooper shares some great ideas for connecting with students just learning English.
Student-driven projects, enhanced by technology, launch kindergartners on a journey of lifelong learning.
Family and community involvement play essential roles in the success of schools, explains blogger Anne O'Brien.
An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for Remembering are covered in this first post of a six-part series. (Updated 10/2013)
Blogger Elena Aguilar reminds us why formative assessments are important and offers strategies to use during a lesson or topic of study.