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6 Key Apps to Develop Kids Reading Fluency

April 21, 2016<br>Below is a collection of some very good iPad apps to use with your kids and young learners to help them develop their reading fluency. …

4 Helpful Websites for Literacy Teachers

May 4, 2016<br>Below are four great websites to enhance literacy teaching and learning. They provide a wide variety of educational materials and …

10 Great Math Apps for Kids

These fun apps will reinforce basic arithmetic concepts and spark a love for learning math.<p>When it comes to teaching your kids math skills, you've done it all: quizzes over breakfast, extra homework help, bedtime stories that sneak in math concepts. If you're looking for new, clever ways to help …

10 of the Very Best Online Resources for Early Childhood Teachers

I taught preschool for five years. I think I may have learned more in those five years than I did during any of my other 15 years of teaching. …

How Are Kindergarten Teachers Balancing More Rigorous Standards?

KQED Mindshift<p>September 19, 2016<p>Education experts widely recognize that a strong early childhood education is an important factor to set kids up for …

Teaching

Many kids not ready for kindergarten

Many children are still learning to control their behavior as they enter kindergarten and may need educational support to develop that critical …

27 Meaningful Ways to Use EdTech & Make Your Classes Extra Awesome This Year!

A Cavalcade of Inspiring Ideas for Kicking up Learning and Enhancing Engagement in Your Classroom! There are enough ideas, resources, and mostly free …

Education Technology

Longer Recess, Stronger Child Development

Later, the teacher confides in me, "I don't understand it. I think the children have <i>more</i> energy after they've had recess! Sometimes I wonder if …

Teaching

Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

Similarly, we want students to be reflective, to ask themselves, "How do I know if I'm on the right track?" or "What could I do next?" Instead of …