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Summarizes specific strategies that teachers use to help students think and communicate in science including quick writes, journals, and lab reports.
In middle school, study skills are key. But how are kids supposed to know where to start?
Teach your budding playwright the basics of playwriting, including how to compose a plot, characters, a well-structured story and format the play.
Find out whether pre-kindergarten programs really give your kid an educational boost.
Can clutter affect a child's reading development? A new study shows that the level of âchaosâ in an early reader's home can affect their reading progress.
There are new studies to suggest that the type of art your child prefers can tell you a lot about her personality.
Describes the early learning and child development framework from the Head Start program. It lists the 11 domain and sub elements of children's development.
There are some simple tricks for the SAT that every test taker should have that don't cost a thing. Here are some quick tips to help your teen ace the test.
Chall describes six stages of reading development that are entirely consistent with stages of instruction. Each stage is described in this article.
Summarizes the value of the various components of the language arts curriculum to the communication process and the consequences of failing to communicate.
A detailed description of strategies and effective techniques that can be used to teach children to spell.
Lesson plans are used to help conceptualize how to teach something. Learn about the different formats of traditional lesson plans vs. learning cycle plans.
Introduces five approaches to phonics instruction that are modified or combined in reading programs.
The way kids practice and the way they're criticized both play a part in the likelihood of achieving greatness. Here's what you need to know.
Fifth grade is about more than just state capitals, decimals and probability; these tech-savvy kids are preparing to enter middle school. Help upper elementary students stay on top of their game with the best apps for 5th graders, including 5th grade math apps and 5th grade reading apps. These engaging, age-appropriate apps encourage learning in a fun, hands-on way.
Here's a list of top television shows for preschoolers and kindergarteners recommended by the experts.
Motivating gifted children to step outside their comfort zone is hard because they're used to excelling. Get tips on motivating gifted children.
Here are some guidelines to help you child make New Year's school resolutions that will last.
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