3-5 Upper Elementary
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades 3-5.
- Arts teachers can help all students in a school feel that they’re part of a collaborative learning community, even when they’re not together.
- Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.1M
- Educators share their best synchronous and asynchronous strategies to boost student participation during online learning.35.1k
- From scavenger hunts to Pictionary, we’ve gathered a batch of virtual games to get students talking, laughing, and engaging with peers.6.4k
- Some schools are changing the way they teach reading—based on research that shows background knowledge is more critical to comprehension than general skills like ‘finding the main idea.’37.3k
- A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success.128.8k
- On March 18, 2020, Simone Kern tweeted that simply “recreating schools at home” passes up a golden opportunity to engage kids in authentic, self-directed learning.31k
- Students who need extra social and emotional support have a quick check-in with an adult at the start and end of each day.89.1k
- Discussions that are centered in students' experiences spark more text-to-self connections and help students internalize concepts like empathy.3.3k
- Without the rules and structure of the classroom, students with ADHD are struggling. Here’s how teachers can help.4.6k
- The number one concern that I hear from educators is lack of time, particularly lack of instructional time with students. Although we can't entirely solve the time problem, we can mitigate it by carefully analyzing our use of class time.116.5k
- The morning message is a popular way to help elementary students transition into school—and it can be adapted for home learning.14.8k