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Exploring the Five Senses

Exploring the 5 senses

We learn everything about our world by perceiving information through our five senses. When teaching your class about the five senses, be sure to stimulate your students' very own senses for pure educational fun. Include activities that require them to use their noses, hands, eyes, mouths, and ear...

Bringing History to Life in Your Classroom

How to bring history to life in the classroom

Getting kids excited to learn about history can be difficult when your go-to activity is reading from a textbook. Immerse your students in the culture of a time period to spark their curiosity, because there's more to understanding history than just knowing key events and notable people. To know a...

Time for Change? How to Know Your Child Needs a New Teacher

How to know when your child needs a new teacher

As long as you are not planning to homeschool your child, you can count on having a long-term relationship with your child's school and its teachers. You want to send your student off each day with confidence knowing the school will make your child successful. Your child's classroom teachers can b...

Teaching Empathy

Arts and Crafts Empathy

How do we teach our students how to understand and share the feelings of others? Empathy requires that we feel compassion for others and have the ability to project ourselves into their shoes. Teaching empathy requires that we first are able to empathize with our students. Rather than just teachin...

How to Keep Kids Focused on Learning and Not Summer

Keep Calm. It's nearly the end of school

It's hard to believe that summer break is right around the corner! The increase in temperature often leads to a decrease in students' attention spans. Kids begin daydreaming about upcoming vacations. Many stress over future final exams and end-of-course assessments. These can be difficult challeng...

Appreciating Teachers

Appreciating Teachers

The following is a guest post written by a teacher. Happy National Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to all the teachers.

I always loved teachers. I can remember learning my letter sounds with puppets from my caring kindergarten teacher, writing my first book report (shaped like a cat) for my ...