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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.
A financial-literacy curriculum provides real-world context for learning and helps students directly connect school with their future goals.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz loves both poetry and technology, and she shares some creative ways to celebrate National Poetry Month with students.
Nick Grantham of FractusLearning describes how five emerging technologies, despite their science fictional nature, might be used in classrooms of the not-too-distant future.
Students who learn financial literacy skills gain a wealth of knowledge that will yield returns well into their future.
Blogger Andrew Miller rolls out Edutopia's new Games for Learning Community with an overview of how gaming has been, and can be, used in educational settings.
Filmmaker Randy Taran looks at compassion in action, the fifth door of her "7 Doors to Happiness" series.
Educators from Ariel Community Academy, in Chicago, have provided lesson plans and web resources to help you get started.
Filmmaker Randy Taran continues her blog series about building social and emotional skills in elementary students. This time she focuses on passions and strengths.
This school's Community Circle builds much more than a sense of community.
Know what you can -- and can't -- download for the classroom.
Eric Brunsell, Assistant Professor of Science Education, shares the three general principles for engineering education. Included is a vast list of resources on ways to weave engineering concepts into the classroom.
As the number of special-needs students soars, schools grapple with ways to offer high-quality education without going broke.
In honor of Edutopia's 20th anniversary, blogger Gaetan Pappalardo shares twenty things he thought he'd never say in his elementary classroom. Please add your own!
Gaetan Pappalardo shares five ideas for using pop culture to inspire elementary school students.