Browsing articles tagged with " Classroom Elementary"
Nov
6
2011

How to Engage Students

How to Engage Students 1.  Practice your stand-up routine. It doesn’t matter if they are six or sixteen, everyone loves to laugh.  Try to interject some humor into your lessons. 2.  Use a variety of technology.  You are teaching to children that have been spoon fed mass media from an early age.  Accept this, keep up with …Related Posts:Talking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessThe 10 School Supplies No Child Should Be WithoutTips for the [...]

Sep
26
2009

Three very simple steps to help your young child’s writing:

1) For proper hand placement, put a piece of masking tape around the lower portion of the pencil where the child should grip it. If needed, put dots with a permanent marker on the tape to show where each finger should go. Of course when the pencil is sharpened, you’ll have to move or replace …Related Posts:Improving Handwriting at HomeYouTube and Teaching Go Hand in HandHow to Engage StudentsStory Tellers: Telling Stories Around the HouseWorks [...]

Sep
13
2009

Improving Handwriting at Home

My son’s teacher says his handwriting is horrible and she can’t read it. How can I help him at home? Often poor handwriting is the result of underdeveloped fine motor muscles in the hand. Purchase pencil grips for use at home and school. The pencil grip will help your son hold the pencil correctly and in …Related Posts:Three very simple steps to help your young child’s writing:YouTube and Teaching Go Hand in HandHow to Engage [...]

Sep
7
2009

The Right Age for Preschool

At what age should I send my child to preschool? Ordinarily age three is the ideal time to start preschool. Children at this age are ready to expand their social horizons and are developmentally ready to take part in activities which require patience and cooperation. Parents of two year olds are better off saving their money …Related Posts:How to Engage Students A Home Made Lunch is Not Necessarily a Healthy Lunch Great Educational Gifts For [...]

Aug
29
2009

The 10 School Supplies No Child Should Be Without

1. Personal Hand Sanitizer It’s likely to be a bad flu season. Teach your child to use it frequently and always before lunch and after recess. 2. Antibacterial Wipes Do the poor teacher a favor and send a container to school so she can wipe off desks and other germy surfaces in the classroom. 3. Label Maker Label every lunch …Related Posts:The 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsHow to Engage StudentsTeaching Your College Student to [...]

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