Finding new teaching resources is always an exciting thing, but when those resources are free it is even better. During the November 13th #TeachChat we talked about free resources for everything from science to math to language arts to ESL. Explore the resources in the transcript below by scrolling down and reading up. Join us
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Check out the resources in the graphic or below for ways to talk with your students about bullying and its effects. It’s Time to Take a Stand.
Free teaching resources are always in high demand. With the changes taking place due to the implementation of new standards, finding material that is free or low-cost is even more important. During the #TeachChat on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, we talked about free resources that can be used across the curriculum and for teachers from
Finding the right read-alouds at the beginning of the school year can help alleviate student anxiety. For lower elementary grades this is particularly important. Stock your read-aloud basket with some of the great titles below to get you started.
Creating a digital portfolio is a great alternative to keeping stacks and files of papers for your students all year long. Not only does the digital portfolio save space, it also makes it easy to organize and customize each students’ work. You do not need to have a lot of technical experience or digital equipment
by Diana Remick, Monthly Columnist Not all students learn the same way or at the same rate. To ensure that students will receive the instruction they need, a balanced literacy approach is implemented in my classroom. The following information is in my 2nd Grade Handbook so that families understand and support the various components that
A survey conducted by Really Good Stuff Inc. reveals cursive writing education in the United States is on course for extinction – could this be a result of the Common Core State Standards Initiative? Monroe, CT April 29, 2013 — A recent national survey of 612 elementary school teachers in the United States, conducted by
With the Common Core Standards (CCS) comes a need for lessons that meet new standards and requirements for each grade. Getting a handle on which grades need what material can be tricky for even the most savvy educators. Thankfully, there are new products, materials, and resources that can help educators tackle the standards successfully.
It’s that time again! School is about to start and getting your bulletin boards in order is a top priority. No matter what your classroom theme is, the three ideas below are sure to transform your empty boards into a welcoming display for students and families.
For the youngest test-takers, anxiety about the unknown can be overwhelming. In fact, test anxiety can start as early as Kindergarten! Thankfully, some Really Good Teachers are filled with ideas to ease the minds of the youngest students.