Young children have varied learning styles and boundless energy. They need an effective preschool class, which is exciting and challenges active learning from the time they enter the classroom each day. STEM programs can be the ideal solution.
Writing in journals provides an excellent hands-on learning tool that instills confidence in your students’ ability to express themselves while promoting a lifelong interest in creative writing. Make use of journals across the curriculum as you implement these ideas and activities.
Compared to 33 other countries, the United States fell dead last in a “survey of worker
numeracy, literacy and problem solving.” What can we do to improve our system and ensure our children receive the best possible education?
When crafting with STEAM, students use recycled and simple materials to solve a problem and proceed in open-ended exploration. The STEAM approach allows for a variety of answers and conclusions – they are not always successful, but the process is important to understanding.
While each state has a different structure and offers different opportunities, each union was created for the same purpose: amplifying the collective voice and power of teachers to create better contracts and education system for your students.
The average teacher spends about $500 out of pocket on their class each year. One in 10 teachers spend over $1,000. However, some teachers are beginning to curtail these costs by using crowd-sourcing sites like Donor’s Choose or Go Fund Me to bring their classroom dreams alive.
It is said that her image has been reproduced so many times that Casati is just as recognizable as Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and Cleopatra. You may have seen her depictions and not known it. who was this woman and how did she come to hold such a place in history? Why is she not better known?
The story of Pocahontas has been told to generations of schoolchildren who tell the same story to their own children. Unfortunately, new facts bear out that the story that has been told—even Disney-fied with the movie—is a “cultural myth.” Learn about the real life of the storied princess.
Kids love holidays, but some months like September do not have any major ones. So, it’s time to think about unofficial holidays and celebrations to entertain your students and create crafts to go along with the date. Here are a few unofficial celebrations to consider in your classroom.
Evelyn Waugh—a fantastic writer of his own—once said “Mr. Wodehouse’s idyllic world can never stale. He will continue to release future generations from captivity that may be more irksome than our own.” Learn more about Wodehouse’s life and work.
Art Nouveau ushered in a new artistic climate, a world-weariness that produced a new sophistication in literature and fashion against a whole new set of artistic, moral and social concerns. A radical departure from what went before.
Insufficient sleep plagues over half the global population and 76 percent of Americans have difficulties getting the Zs they need. A hormone named melatonin might factor in as a remedy no matter what your problem. Let’s look at what’s involved with sleep and the key problems with disturbed sleep.
Celebrate the spirit of America with red, white and blue projects. Invite your young patriotic students to make crafts that can be used during any of America’s celebrations, such as Flag Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.