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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.
Margaret Bridges of the Institute of Human Development at UC Berkeley examines why young Mexican American children, long believed to begin school at a disadvantage, are actually starting out with advanced social-emotional skills.
Documentary filmmaker Ramona Persaud shares a list of family activities that promote summer learning without taking the fun out of vacation time.
Beth Holland, communication coordinator and instructor at EdTech Teacher, gives three age-appropriate examples of introducing social media to children in the lower elementary grades.
First grade teacher and literacy consultant Maria Walther offers a few simple but effective steps to guide beginning readers into complex texts.
In Part 9, the final post of her elementary student SEL series, filmmaker Randy Taran talks about what it means when students start using their gifts and passions to make a difference.
Professional development specialist Otis Kriegel offers seven logistical tips for new elementary teachers to help them relax and stay focused on delivering the best possible instruction.
Principal, educator and blogger Joe Mazza looks at data regarding parent engagement with the suggestion that schools tailor their outreach specifically to the families in their community.
A financial-literacy curriculum provides real-world context for learning and helps students directly connect school with their future goals.
An undeniable benefit to having kids produce real books is that they work harder when they know an audience will see it.
At Brooklyn's PS 24, fourth and fifth graders resolve playground conflicts and train younger students to be peacemakers in their classrooms.
In Part 6 of her elementary student SEL series, filmmaker Randy Taran sets the stage for Ninja Mastery, a.k.a. learning emotional management.
Meyer Elementary School's Response to Intervention practice has contributed to their ranking in the top five percent of all Michigan schools.
Track your students' progress as readers with scheduled practice, an understanding of each student's cuing system, immediate feedback, and comprehension questions to check for understanding.
Learn about coding resources that meet the CCSS math and ELA requirements, and discover seven habits to help you teach what might be an unfamiliar content area.