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Elementary Math Lesson Plan: Calculating Percentages

Cash registers: they’re a coveted toy amongst children of all ages who want to scan items, handle cash, and use what they know about math to calculate discounts, sales, and merchandise totals. Just like house, playing store is an appealing game because it allows children to replicate the environment...

School-wide Positive Behavior Support: Using School Supplies as Incentives

New Year, new start for everyone: from those on the dieting bandwagon to students in grade school beginning the winter quarter. School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBIS) can reinforce and support positive performance and conduct amongst students, helping children to succeed in 2013. By encourag...

How a School Store Helps Students Learn: Tips from a School Supply Store

Mathematics is an abstract study – a slew of symbols that have to be translated into concrete figures that form a solution. For many children, visual depictions of equations and hands-on experience with math help them to understand larger concepts in the subject. If Sally takes away two pieces of ca...

How to Run a School Supply Store like an “A+” Student

Shopping for school supplies at the inauguration of each academic year is a thrill, and there’s something about unsharpened pencils and blank loose-leaf that symbolizes the opportunity to wipe the old slate chalkboard clean and start anew. But sometimes tracking down all the items on that supply lis...