Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades K-2.
- When educators are intentional about teaching kids to see and represent differences, the students—and their works of art—blossom.2.3k
- Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.1M
- Providing families of students in preschool to second grade with strategies to bolster SEL skills can also strengthen family bonds.
- Reading lessons can involve more than just our eyes and ears. Here’s how you can promote reading skills using all five senses.2.5k
- A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success.128.8k
- 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.’38.3k
- Students can develop the core competencies of social and emotional learning with the support of strong relationships with teachers.
- Students who need extra social and emotional support have a quick check-in with an adult at the start and end of each day.89.2k
- 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.31.2k
- Teachers can merge social and emotional learning and student choice to guide students to better understand themselves.982
- 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.116.7k