Tag: elementary

New Report Suggests Schools Reopen In Person For Elementary Students

A new report by the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine suggests that public school districts should prioritize full-time, in-person classes for grades K-5 and for students with special needs. Opening schools will...

Literacy Starts in the Library

Literacy is the foundation of everything we do for our learners. Reading is a required skill for every subject, whether it is science, English, math, or social studies. If this foundation is...
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Leveled Readers

The benefits of free, voluntary reading are undeniable, but finding books that are interesting and exciting without being too advanced can be a challenge. This is where leveled readers really come to the fore—they...

Transitioning to Standards-Based Classrooms

In A Teacher’s Guide to Standards-Based Learning, published by Marzano Research, authors Tammy Heflebower, Jan K. Hoegh, Philip B. Warrick, and Jeff Flygare detail...

World Languages from National Geographic Learning

¡Exploremos! (1-4, 1A and 1B) offers an innovative approach to language teaching that takes advantage of content the students already know about the world and brings it to them through NatGeo Explorers, NatGeo video,...

The Amazing Case of El Biblioburro

Lori Langer de Ramirez uses the world language classroom to broaden students’ knowledge of geography and introduce concepts like social justice Language study can open a student’s eyes to social issues around the world. In...
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Elementary Practicals

Lisa Lucas discovers what we can learn from the UK’s mandating of world language education in all elementary schools from second grade The British government, in recognition of the value of language learning in early...
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