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Aug
19
2016

Tips for the First Day of School

SEPARATION ANXIETY  Every fall the scene repeats itself, a lone child screaming and inconsolable, every day for the first few weeks of school. Not only is that child deeply distressed, but he disrupts the teacher and increases the anxiety of all of his classmates as they too attempt to adjust to this new situation. For your …Related Posts: A Home Made Lunch is Not Necessarily a Healthy LunchHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to [...]

Dec
11
2012

Social Media as a Teaching Tool

Guest Post By Stacy Anderson As the world changes, teachers have to adjust their teaching methods to get through to their students. Every generation brings out a new set of instructing obstacles, especially with the recent growth of technology. If you’re aiming to be a “cool” teacher, or at least a relevant one, you might want to look into using …Related Posts:Social Media as a Teaching ToolApps that Help Kids with GSPThe 10 Most Common [...]

Jul
2
2012

Apps that Help Kids with GSP

Guest Post By:  Kate Croston Grammar spelling, and punctuation (more commonly referred to as GSP) are quickly becoming extinct in today’s world of texting, tweeting, and all around internet shorthand that focuses on getting a message across with as few characters as possible. However that doesn’t mean that we need to stop teaching kids about GSP, it just means we …Related Posts:Phonics vs. Sight WordsAll About Learning Sight WordsHelping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers [...]

Jun
7
2012

The 10 Most Common Teacher Complaints Against iBooks

Guest Post by Kaitlyn Cole   Share The recently announced update to Apple’s iBooks app has been lauded as an incredible change for education, reinventing the textbook as we know it, and allowing teachers to become content creators like never before. The upgraded app has its fair share of fans, but there are many teachers who just aren’t buying the hype. Common …Related Posts:The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners Social Media as a Teaching [...]

Apr
23
2012

Three Tips for Successful Teacher-Parent Conferences

Guest Post by Kathern Rivas Typically teacher-parent conferences are not called into session strictly because it’s “routine.” Usually there is a problem, either the student is acting out and causing disruption in class or is having a poor performance (sometime a combination of the two). While teacher-parent conferences can be scary for the student, it can be equally as scary for …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolSocial Media as a Teaching ToolApps that [...]

Mar
18
2012

Five Great Conferences for Teachers in 2012

Guest Post by Mary Ellen Ellis Attending conferences is a vital part of professional development for educators. At conferences, you have the opportunity to learn new ways to become a better teacher and to confer with colleagues whom you normally never see from the seclusion of your classroom. There are so many meetings for professional educators, that the choice of …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolTalking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessSocial Media [...]

Feb
2
2012

Hand Print Heart

valentine heart

I love his simple project. It’s perfect for Grandparent’s, Mother’s/Father’s Day and of course Valentine’s Day too! Trace a heart on construction paper. Paint your child’s hands and make two hand prints. Let them use white glue to attach tissue paper around the  heart shape.Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolSocial Media as a Teaching ToolApps that Help Kids with GSPThe 10 Most Common Teacher Complaints Against iBooksThree Tips for Successful Teacher-Parent Conferences

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