Gifts that promote learning through exploration and discovery are perfect ideas for those creative preschoolers in your life. Giving presents that are beneficial to the growth and development of little learners, while being fun to play with at the same time, are important factors in choosing a great gift for inspiring young minds. Here are
- 10 Gift Ideas for Toddlers
- 10 Creative Gifts for Preschoolers
- 10 Preschool Classroom Must-Haves
- #TeachChat : Math Madness
- Preschool: Learning How to Share
- Preschool Friendship Lesson Ideas
- 5 Handprint Crafts for Kids
- Indoor Active Play Ideas for Preschool
- 5 Writing Prompt Ideas for the 100th Day of School
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#TeachChat : Math Madness
Take your students’ love for math to the next level with fun game ideas, helpful resources, and teacher-tested math strategies from Really Good Teachers around the world. During the November 11th, #TeachChat on Twitter, new and experienced teachers shared their words of wisdom about math instruction and engagement. Read through the transcript below to
10 Gift Ideas for Toddlers
Inquisitive little learners will love presents that will challenge their minds, as well as, allow them to experiment and discover how things work. Presents that both educate and entertain will be popular with preschoolers. Here are ten great gift ideas for curious toddlers.
How to Use Class Pen Pals
Do you remember a time before computers and email when people actually had to write letters to send written communication? For today’s elementary school generation, there has never been a time when email, video conferencing, and text messaging wasn’t the norm. Yet, there’s something to be said for old-school communication and the benefits it had.
Eliminate Math Anxiety
by Jennifer and Jessica from Astute Hoot Panic, paranoia, shutting down, frustration, and lack of confidence are all symptoms of math anxiety. Math anxiety has been defined as feelings of tension and anxiety that interfere with the manipulation of numbers and the solving of mathematical problems in a wide variety of ordinary life and academic
Play in Preschool: 5 Easy Dramatic Play Costumes for Kids
Dramatic play in preschool is a wonderful way to engage children in activities that expand the imagination, as well as incorporate real life situations to be acted out. Once the pretend play stage is set, the performance can be spruced up with a few costume selections. Dress up attire does not have to be elaborate
5 Handprint Crafts for Kids
Creating works of art that involve getting messy and include a little bit of imagination are some of the most favorite activities among children. Exciting crafts using handprints can keep preschoolers engaged while bringing some fun and creativity to the classroom.
The Power of a Book: BookMentors.org
I had bins and shelves crammed full of books for my third graders. Books with colorful, creative, eye-catching covers strategically displayed to pique my students’ curiosity. There were daring characters and funny stories, poetry, and tales of the Wild West. My library was complete…until Paul* couldn’t find a book he wanted to read.
Science Fair Project Ideas and Resources
Science Fair season is quickly approaching and helping your students prepare for it can be a huge undertaking. Since so much of the project is done outside of the classroom, it is important to give students and parents resources that will help them succeed. We have compiled a list of some great science fair
Social Media in the Classroom