While early literacy skills are important for a child’s growth, there are some who question whether we are forcing our kids to read too early. Some intense early intervention programs make promises about teaching even babies to read. Is that really reading? How young is too young to start learning?
Tips & Strategies for Teaching Grade School
Experienced elementary school teachers share their tips and strategies for teaching grade school students, from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. Learn what has and hasn’t worked on diverse topics; from motivating struggling students, to helping calm pre-standardized testing nerves, to dealing with bullies and helping younger students learn appropriate socialization skills.
Just need to know how to hang on to your sanity some days? Bright Hub Education’s teachers and writers share articles to help with that too, including tips for managing busy schedules, strategies for effective parent-teacher conferences, and even how to utilize time management and relaxation techniques to destress, even when it feels like you don’t have time to do so!
When children see a math word problem, odds are they are not very enthusiastic. It’s a strange and alien thing to them, immediately pegged as being too hard or scary. Well here are some tips to break through the fear, and prove to them there’s nothing to be afraid of.
Anger management is an important skill that your students need to know. After all, people who can stay calm even in frustrating situations are more likely to be able to respond appropriately. You will need to address four main points in order to best teach anger management in the classroom.
Elementary school students may need to see the school counselor for various reasons. Developing a lesson plan to introduce the school counselor may lessen student anxiety should that need arise.