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Keep Kids Active During Summer

Keep Kids Active During Summer

Mar 6th 2019

Summer break is here, but that doesn’t mean your kids have to take a break from learning for the next three months. Avoid summer learning loss and keep your kids’ noggins working this summer thro … read more
Summer Reading Encouragement

Summer Reading Encouragement

Mar 6th 2019

Summer break allows us to relax, recharge, and slow down. However, it can also lead to summer learning loss in children. Encouraging your child to read during summer break is one of the most effective … read more
Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 20th 2019

Summer break can be a great time for children to relax and recharge, but it is also when learning loss occurs. Want to avoid the summer slide? Here are a few ideas to spark quality learning and have f … read more
Real World Application: Applying knowledge at home

Real World Application: Applying knowledge at home

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 20th 2019

Education helps to prepare our students for life, so it is essential that we help our young learners understand that what they are learning at school is also useful beyond the classroom. By providing … read more
Savvy Summer Solutions

Savvy Summer Solutions

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 20th 2019

Can you hear it? The last school bell ringing and students dashing out the door, ready for summer vacation to begin. For the last 10 months, students have worked to build skills and make academic gain … read more
Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 19th 2019

While summer break is sweet, it can also be a time of learning loss for many students. But don't fret—there are many ways to education in high gear and have a lot of fun in the process. Here are … read more
Reasons to Get Your Kids Moving

Reasons to Get Your Kids Moving

Feb 19th 2019

Summer is a time for children to stretch their legs, get out of the classroom, and change up their daily routine. It's also a time for when learning habits and exercising can begin to dwindle. Aside f … read more
8 Fun Ways to Prepare Students for Tests

8 Fun Ways to Prepare Students for Tests

Feb 18th 2019

Standardized testing season is upon us, but it’s never too late to help your students better prepare. Show them that getting ready for standardized tests can be fun and educational. Let’s take a lo … read more
6 Tips for Classroom Management

6 Tips for Classroom Management

Feb 18th 2019

Keeping an organized classroom is integral to your students’ academic success. Teachers face a lot of obstacles when it comes to classroom management. However, everything from bad behavior and distrac … read more
Nurturing the Love of Reading

Nurturing the Love of Reading

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 13th 2019

Reading is a gift that opens the door to language, emotion, inspiration, and knowledge. When we read for the simple joy of reading, we connect with a text in meaningful ways. We identify with characte … read more
Hands-On Discovery

Hands-On Discovery

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 13th 2019

The sights and sounds of learning come alive in classrooms where students are inspired through hands-on learning. Kids are actively engaged, burning with curiosity, and eager to make connections betwe … read more
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

By Jennifer H. on Feb 13th 2019

There are many opportunities to practice kindness in the classroom. I teach at a small elementary school, which makes it easy to incorporate kindness-themed activities school-wide.So far, our most suc … read more