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Holiday Homework for Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Homework Ideas

This Thanksgiving, don't let your elementary students feed only their bellies over the holiday. Nourish their minds, too! These ideas for holiday homework easily integrate classroom activities with family and real-world connections. Our Thanksgiving traditions are packed with what our diets need f...

Slime Time: Science Lessons with Slime

Slime Time: Science Lessons with Slime

If you teach science to kids, then be sure to add slime to your upcoming lesson plans. The ooey-gooey globs are your next materials for demonstrating key scientific principles and course standards. While the look and feel of children's slime may be gross, it can be a beautiful asset in teaching st...

Happy Halloween Activities

Happy Halloween Activities

Halloween-themed lessons will leave your elementary students excited for the holiday and learning. Throughout the month of October, make Halloween a part of your classroom activities. Adding an element of Halloween to your lessons can help motivate students to learn. Take a look at these ideas to ...

Setting a New, Smooth Routine

How to make back to school smooth

When school is back in session, students must begin following a new routine. No more late nights and lazy days! Everyone involved—parents, students, and teachers—has a new schedule to keep and transitioning from the summer routine to the school routine can be tough on many. Luckily, adding a few k...

Exciting Back-to-School Trends

New Trends for 2017

The new school year is bound to be filled with surprises! Changes in technology have made learning more accessible than ever before to an increasingly diverse student body. From creating more welcoming environments to designing lessons with tangible outcomes, teachers are using all of the availabl...

Shopping Made Easy with Back-to-School Supply Kits

Shopping made easy with back-to-school supply kits

There is a new way to shop for your students' back-to-school essentials. Prepackaged supply kits can save busy teachers and families time and money while providing students with the tools they will need to get off on the right foot when they return to the classroom. If you are in the market for sc...