Elementary Education Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

First Grade Sight Word List
First grade sight word list. A list of words that first graders should be able to read, as well as eventually spell and write.

Teaching Strategies for Helping a Shy Student
5 simple teaching strategies for helping a shy student. Shy students exist in every classroom, use these tips to help give them a voice.

Common Complaints Among Today's Elementary Teachers
5 common complaints among today's elementary school teachers. Get in the know of what today's teachers are facing in the classroom.

How to Get Elementary Students to Listen
5 Ways to get elementary students to listen. Use these 5 simple strategies to gain attention and get students listening once and for all.

Language Arts Lesson Plans (K-6)
Your Headquarters for Free Lesson Plans for Elementary Educators.

Teaching Reading - Popular Reading Resources for Teachers
Popular reading resources for elementary school teachers. A collection of the most popular articles to help educators teach reading.

10 Inspirational Ways to Get Students Reading
Looking for ways to inspire your students to read this summer? Here are 10 suggestions to try today.

What Teachers Can do to Help a Struggling Student
A collection of articles that deal with what teachers can do to help a struggling student.

Reading Motivation - Activities for Elementary Students
Learn how to boost your students reading motivation with strategies and activities. Ideas include, book reviews for the class library, book bingo, and much more.

New Teacher Advice and Resources
Are you a new teacher? Here are some tips, advice, and resources to help you get through the school year.

Oral Presentations: A New Twist on Sharing
Oral Presentations: A New Twist on Sharing. Especially for elementary school teachers.

Classroom Job Application - How to Assign Classroom Jobs with a Job Application
Classroom jobs are an easy and fun way to teach kids about responsibility.

Calendar Math Study in Primary Grades
Looking to incorporate a calendar math study in your primary grade classroom? This article will give you the tips you need to do so.

Kindergarten Math Stations
Here you will find a collection of activities for kindergarten math stations. Each station correlates with a math skill that students must learn while in kindergarten.

Top 10 February Bulletin Board Ideas
February bulletin board ideas for elementary school classrooms.

Instructional Strategies for Grades 2-5
Instructional strategies for grades 2-5. Here you will learn about the collaborative reading strategy, as well as the making words strategy.

Circulatory System Thematic Lesson Plan
A circulatory system thematic lesson plan for grades 3-5. This unit plan lasts seven days and is intended for fourth graders but can be adapted for grades 3-5.

Simple Science Experiments
Discover 3 simple science experiments for grades 1-5. These hands-on science activities have students exploring density and buoyancy.

Second Grade Map Project Ideas
Second grade map project ideas to correlate with any elementary social studies map skills lesson plan.

Personalized Instructional Plan Example for Elementary Teachers
An example of a Personalized Instruction Plan for a first grade elementary student. This example focuses on data analysis, observations, a specific treatment plan.

Best Children's Books for Teaching About Martin Luther King Jr.
Top children's books to help you teach about Martin Luther King Jr. day.

Managing Learning Centers in the Classroom
Need ideas on how to manage learning centers in the classroom? Learn tips and ideas from experienced teachers in this quick reference guide.

Addressing the Multiple Intelligence Theory in the Classroom
Help students succeed by learning how to incorporate and address the multiple intelligence theory into the curriculum.

10 Reasons to Have a Classroom Website
Thinking of creating a classroom website? Here are ten reasons why you should jump on the bandwagon and create one today.

Tech Tools - Essential Tools for Teachers
Do you love learning about and using the newest technology in your classroom? Here you will learn what the best tech tools are for your classroom and how you can implement them into your classroom.

Kindergarten Readiness Checklist for Teachers
A kindergarten readiness checklist for teachers, with suggested activities for each skill.

100th Day of School Unit Plan
Celebrate the 100th day of school with a fun unit plan that incorporates every subject. (K-2)

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day
Celebrate Johnny Appleseed in your classroom with a few fun activities and lesson ideas that go across the curriculum.

Sample Interview Questions for Teachers
Sample interview questions for classroom teachers. Be in the know and be prepared so you can make a great impression at your teaching interview.

5 Ways to Embrace Technology in the Classroom
Learn how to embrace technology in the classroom and teach students the importance of adapting to modern times.

Celebrate Black History Month: The Underground Railroad Thematic Unit
Celebrate Black History month with an Underground Railroad thematic unit for grades 3-5. Students will partake in 6 hands-on activities that cross the curriculum.

Punctuation Practice for Grades 1-3
Fun punctuation practice activities for elementary students in grades 1-3.

Essential Elements of Guided Reading
Learn the three essential elements of a guided reading program. Along with a suggested activity and how a traditional reading group compares to a dynamic guided reading group.

Fun Ways to Sneak Reading into Classroom Activities
Looking for ways to get your students to read without them realizing they are actually learning? Here are 5 genius ways sneak reading into your classroom activities.

Language Experience Approach - How to Create a Story
Learn what the language experience approach is, it's benefits and how to create a language experience story.

Multisensory Teaching Method to Reading
Learn how to help your students learn through several different modalities with the multisensory teaching approach to reading.

Words Walls - A Complete Teacher's Resource
Learn how word walls can be used in an elementary school classroom. Discover practical tips, memorable hands-on activities, much more.

Word Families - a Quick Reference for Teachers
Learn about word families, what they are, why they are important and examples for the most common words.

Teaching Phonics - the Analytic Method
Learn how to teach phonics using one of the most widely used programs in the United States. Discover the benefits and steps for using the analytic phonics method in your elementary classroom.

How Classroom Apps Can be an Effective Teaching Tool
Want to stay up to date with the latest technology for your classroom? Learn how classroom apps can be a useful teaching tool, along with examples of the best apps on the market.

Book Selection Strategies
Book selection strategies that allow students to read at their independent and instructions level.

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Reading
Learn what every teacher needs to know about reading, from why students struggle to why parents need to read to their child. Learn the facts here.

Affordable Gifts to Give Parent Volenteers
Here you will discover free and affordable gifts to give parent volunteers. Choose from a variety of ideas.

Tips for Learning Students' Names and Remembering Them
Discover tips and tricks for learning students' names quickly and remembering them. These ideas will help you create a rapport with your students and establish a sense of community in the classroom.

Parent-Teacher Communication - Strategies for Success
Parent-teacher communication is an essential part of teaching. Here are some helpful strategies and ideas for elementary school teachers.

Transitioning to Summer: A Kids Summer Schedule
Learn a few tips on how to prepare your students to transition to a summer schedule. Along with a sample kids summer schedule.

Top 5 Summer Activities to Recommend to Your Students
5 summer activities for students that will help them keep learning all summer long.

Behavior Management Tools for Young Learners
Discover simple behavior management tools for young learners, in this in-depth article for elementary school teachers.

Teacher Time Savers - Five Minute Activities
Do you have five minutes to spare? Discover 5 minute activities that can be done in between lessons, before lunch or anytime you have an extra moment to spare.

Interactive Graphic Organizers
Graphic organizers are an easy way to help process information. Learn what they are and how to use them.

Short and Long Vowel Lesson Plan
Here you will find a short and long vowel lesson plan to help elementary students learn to differentiate between the two, as well as be able to recognize, remember, and produce the sounds of each.

Behavior Management Tips and Techniques
Discover a collection of behavior management tips and ideas that will help motivate good behavior from your elementary school students. Learn ideas such as; pick a stick, morning message, traffic control and much more.

New Teacher Survival Guide
Discover everything a new teacher will need to have a successful school year. From setting up the classroom and easing first day jitters, to implementing learning strategies and designing an effective classroom management system.

May Day Activities
A unique collection on May Day activities to help you celebrate the arrival of spring with your elementary students.

20 Tips for Getting Your Students' Attention
Discover 20 attention signals to get (and keep) your students attention. Plus: tips to help you keep your students' attention.

How to Create a Student-Centered Classroom
Looking to make your classroom more student-centered? Here are a few tips that can help you.

Vocabulary Lesson Ideas
Looking for ideas on how to mix up your vocabulary lessons? Try these 5 fun and engaging vocabulary lesson ideas.

Ideas and Tips for an Organized Classroom
Create an organized classroom with these ideas, tips and tricks that will help make your classroom an efficient, well-managed environment. Learn how to stay organized and get your students to pitch in.

5 Effective Ways to Motivate Students
Discover 5 effective ways to motivate elementary students and get them excited about learning.

Teach Students About Summer Safety
Teach students about summer safety with these important tips for elementary students.

Money Saving Tips for Teachers
10 money saving tips for teachers. From how to utilize technology to buying in bulk you will find a tip that will save you money.

How to Differentiate Instruction
What does it mean to differentiate instruction, and how can you do in your classroom? Here you will find these answers, along with a few tips and key principles.

DIY Classroom Ideas
Bright DIY classroom ideas that will put money back into your pocket, as well as save you time.

Independent Play in the Classroom
David Reeves, Marketing Director of Superior Grounds For Play gives tips on how to add independent play into your classroom.

Healthy Children and Hygiene
Looking for ways to promote healthy children and hygiene in your classroom? Here are a few creative activities to help students understand about hygiene.

Interactive Notebooks
A brief look at interactive notebooks and how to use them in your elementary classroom.

What is a Brain Break?
What is a brain break? Get your students back on track with a brain break activity. Learn a few classroom pick-me-ups, along with a few teacher tips and ideas.

How to Promote Student Growth
Discover ways a professional educator can promote student growth in the elementary education classroom. Learn tips, techniques and suggestions that will help your students succeed in school.

Reading Strategies for Elementary Students
Discover how to incorporate reading strategies for elementary students into your routine to increase your student's reading success.

Six Traits of Writing - Using the Model in the Classroom
Here you will learn how to develop your students writing skills by using the six traits of writing approach, as well as teaching activities for each component.

Celebrate School Safety Month in Elementary School
Celebrate School Safety Month all October long by reinforcing fire safety, bus safety, and bullying prevention. Here you will find a variety of ideas, tips, and activities on school safety.

Ideas for Celebrating Student Birthdays in School
Looking for fun ways to celebrate student birthdays in school? Here you will find ideas to make each student feel special.

Flag Day Activities and Lesson Plan Ideas
Find Flag Day activities and lesson plan ideas for your elementary school classroom. Celebrate this Patriotic holiday by singing songs, making crafts, learning the history and much more.

Creative Easter Word List
This comprehensive Easter word list can used to create a variety of activities and lessons.Use these words design worksheets, activities and much more.

Easter Acrostic Poem
Need a quick Easter lesson plan? Practice poetry-writing with an Easter acrostic poem.

Fun Easter Activities for Learning Centers
Discover Easter-themed learning centers for primary grades, one, two and three.

Common Core State Standards Definition
Learn the Common Core State Standards definition.

April Themes, Holiday Activities, and Special Events for Elementary School
Here you will find a list of April themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students.

June Themes and Activities for Elementary Students
Here you will find a list of June themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students.

April Fools' Day Activities
April Fools Day activities, crafts, jokes, and snacks to help you celebrate this lighthearted holiday with your elementary students.

End-of-Year Checklist for Elementary Teachers
End-of-year checklist for elementary teachers. Use this checklist to stay organized and set yourself up for success for the fall.

Journal Writing Prompts and Topics for the Easter Holiday
Looking for inspiration for journal writing? Discover 10 Easter journal writing prompts and topics for your elementary school students.

How to Finish the School Year Strong
Resources and tips on how teachers can finish the school year off strong. From what foods to bring to the end-of-year celebration to how to conduct the last day of school, there is something that can help you.

What to Do the Last Day of School
What to do the last day of school. Here you will learn how to conduct the last day of elementary school.

Tips to Wrap Up The School Year
5 resources to wrap up the school year. These articles will help you finish your last few days of elementary school strong.

What to do the First Day of School
Don't know what to do the first day of school? Learn tips and suggestions that will help you start the year off to a great start.

General Checklists Useful for Teachers
A collection of checklists that are useful for elementary school teachers. From back to school to end of the year, you will find a variety of checklists to keep you organized.

Summer: Teacher Resources
Summer - teacher resources. Here you will find a variety of articles on summer learning, from tips on safety to what books and activities to recommend to your students.

Using Blogs to Integrate Technoology in the Elementary Classroom
Using blogs to integrate technology in the elementary classroom. Learn the benefits, risks, and preparing them for success.

Celebrate Elementary School Graduation
Learn how to celebrate elementary school graduation in your classroom. Ideas include, a school parade, recognizing student achievement with a photo book, and much more.

5 Summer Resources to Keep Students Learning
5 summer resources to keep students learning all summer long. Tips on how to finish the school year off strong, and prevent summer brain drain.

Summer Reading List for Elementary Students
An extensive summer reading list for elementary school students. Includes independent reading books, as well as read aloud books.

May Themes, Holiday Activities, and Special Events for Elementary School
Here you will find a list of May themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students.

Help Your Students Push Through the School Year
Help your students push through the school year with these 8 ideas.

A Collection of Classroom Learning Activities
Here you will find a collection of classroom learning activities for reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary.

Fun Ways to Utilize Newspapers in the Classroom
Want to get students interested in current events? Try these tips and activities for using newspapers in the classroom.

Top 10 Resources for Classroom Activities
Top 10 resources for classroom activities. Here you will find the very best resources of About.com elementary education.

Student Writing Resouces
10 Ways to get students writing. Here you will find 10 student writing resources.

Pen Pals - How to Get Connected in Today's World
Looking for your students to connect with their peers? Learn how pen pals can be an effective program in your classroom. Discover how to get connected and get started in this valuable teacher resource.

Benefits of Collaborative Learning
50 Benefits of collaborative learning. Find out all of the ways students grow and develop through working together collaboratively.

50 Quick Writing Prompts
Looking for a few writing prompts to get your students creative juices flowing? Look no further, here are 50 quick writing ideas for elementary students.

Top 10 Learning Strategies to Incorporate into Your Classroom
Use these top 10 learning strategies in your elementary classroom to engage, motivate, and enhance student learning.

Everything You Need to Celebrate Math Education Month
Everything you need to celebrate Math Education Month in your elementary classroom. Math lessons and activities to practice and reinforce important math concepts in the classroom.

The Grouchy Ladybug:Telling Time Lesson Plan
Looking for a easy math lesson for your primary students? Learn how to teach telling time with the Grouchy Ladybug book.

Everything You Need to Celebrate National Poetry Month
Everything you need to celebrate National Poetry Month with your students. Here you will find a variety of poems and activities for the month of April.

Recycling and Reusing Classroom Materials: Tips
Teacher tested ideas for recycling at school. Here you will find unique ways for reusing and recycling items in your classroom.

Become a Highly Qualified Elementary School Teacher
Become a highly qualified elementary teacher by following these few important steps.

Teacher Qualifications - Elementary Education
Discover what teacher qualifications are needed to become an elementary school teacher. This includes education, degree, licensing, certification and continuing education.

Emergency Lesson Plans for Elementary Teachers
Learn how to create emergency lesson plans for elementary students. Here you will find tips, suggestions and ideas to help plan for those unplanned absences.

St. Patrick's Day Creative Writing Prompts
Are you looking for St. Patrick's Day creative writing prompts for your elementary students? Use this list to help you create poems, stories, letters or more.

Keeping Healthy in the Classroom
Learn how to keep healthy in the classroom with these tips and activities for elementary students.

Activities to Increase Students' Vocabulary
Fun ideas and activities to increase young students vocabulary. These activities are geared towards grades 1-3 and will help students in writing, speaking, reading, and reading vocabulary.

Mini-Lesson Plans - Template for Writers Workshop
Are you looking for a mini lesson plan template for your elementary writer's workshop? Here you will find a printable template and quick guide to mini lessons.

Women's History Month - Elementary School Activities
March is Women's History Month! Celebrate and honor the great American women of the past and present with a few fun activities. Honor women such as Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart and Martha Washington.

St. Patrick's Day Teacher Resources
A collection of St. Patrick's Day teacher resources for elementary students in grades K-5.

Classroom Activities: Teacher-Tested Time Fillers
These teacher-tested time fillers are great classroom activities to have in your back pocket when you have a few minutes to spare. Here you will learn 7 time savers to help during those transition periods.

A Collection of Spring Activities
Looking for a few fun ways to march into Spring? Here you will find a collection of Spring activities for grades K-5.

Citizen and Government Activities Grades 3-5
Citizen and government activities for grades 3-5. Here you will learn 6 easy activities to help students learn the basics of citizenship and government.

Celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday
Dr. Seuss' birthday is a time where schools across the nation celebrate and honor his wonderful achievements. Here you will learn a variety of activities to help you celebrate this beloved author with your students.

Substitute Teacher Resources
Substitute teacher resources to help you feel confident and ready to take over any classroom.

Popular Teaching Resources
Popular teaching resources for elementary school teachers. Resources on grading, strategies, discipline, and much more.

What to Avoid During a Teaching Interview
Learn what to avoid during a teaching interview. The top teaching interview mistakes that you don't want to make.

Popular Teaching Interview Questions Answered
Maximize your confidence at your next teaching interview with these popular teaching interview questions and answers.

Harry Potter for Teachers - Invite The Magic of Harry Potter Into The Classroom
Teachers, the world of Harry Potter can be pure magic in the classroom. Invite him in and watch your students' enthusiasm soar!

How to Write Effective Lesson Plans
Are you looking for resources that will help you write effective lesson plans? Here you will find 8 articles that will help you do just that.

KWL Chart
Definition of the education glossary term KWL chart.

Book Activities - 20 Classroom Ideas
Here you will find a collection of book activities for upper elementary school grades. Choose from over 20 activities for your students to complete.

A Collection of Children's Literature and Book Activities
A collection of children's literature and book activities. Plus, how to get your students to select books for themselves.

National Children's Book Week - Celebration Activities
Celebrate Children's Book Week with this collection of activities and ideas for your elementary school classroom.

Best of 2014: Technology in the Classroom
Discover the memorable articles of 2014 on technology in the classroom. Learn about the best apps for assessment, common core and back-to-school, as well the latest tech tools and much more!

Valentine's Day Ideas for the classroom
Looking for ideas on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day in your classroom? Here you will discover teacher-tested tips and ideas to help you celebrate.

Alternative Reading Materials for Students (K-5)
Keep children reading with these alternative reading material ideas for students in grades K-5.

School Aged Children and Play
Why is play important in school? Learn why it is important and how teachers can incorporate it into their daily schedules.

How to Organize, Store and Manage Classroom Learning Centers
Discover tips and suggestions on how to organize, store and manage classroom learning centers.

What is Student Teaching - FAQ and Resources
What is student teaching? What is it like? How long does it last? Find out all of this and much more in this in-depth guide to becoming a student teacher.

Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Classroom resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here you will find a variety of lesson plans and ideas to help you spread the word and celebrate the great Dr. King.

New Year's Resolutions for Your Classroom
What New Year's Resolutions for your classroom will you make this year? Here we share a few ideas to get you started in the right direction for the new year.

Classroom Organization Resources
Discover a variety of classroom organization resources right at your finger tips. Here you will learn about how to create the ultimate organized classroom, as well as desk arrangement ideas, and much more!

Teacher Holiday Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect teacher gift? Get ideas here with the teacher holiday gift guide. Find out what teachers really want for Christmas, from none other than teachers themselves!

Christmas Activities and Holiday Ideas
Here you will find a collection of fun Christmas activities and holiday ideas for elementary age children. Ideas include, dount snowmen, Santa's helpers and much more.

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Instructional Strategies for Grades K-3
Instructional strategies for grades K-3. Here you will learn about Framed Rhyming Innovations, as well as the phonogram approach.

Top 10 Common Teaching Mistakes for Teachers to Avoid
Are you committing a teacher faux pas? Review these must-not-do rules and make sure you're not going astray.

Map Skills- Thematic Unit Plan for 1st Grade
Here you will find a map skills thematic unit for first grade students. Discover activities such as: salt maps, body maps, cardinal direction activities and where I fit in the world.

How to Create Behavior Contracts for Challenging Students
Challenging students require customized behavior contracts to help them comply with your classroom discipline plan. Here's how to create behavior contracts for challenging students.

General Procedures for Elementary Classrooms
Learn which procedures and routines are the key to a well managed, organized classroom.

Implementing a Successful Tutoring Business Plan
Once you've planned to start a tutoring business, it's then time to implement a tutoring business plan and start meeting with clients.

Instructional Scaffolding for Teachers (Definition)
A definition of the education glossary term Scaffolding.

Top Things Successful Teachers Do
Learn the top things successful teachers do in their classroom to make them effective teachers that students will remember for the rest of their lives.

Ways to Teach Elementary Students Social Skills
7 activities to help you teach elementary students social skills, such as managing conflict, problem-solving, communicating, listening, expressing feelings and teamwork.

Social Skills: Expressing feelings
5 activities to help you teach children how to express their feelings.

Tips For Teachers To Help Disorganized Students
Practical tips for teachers who want to help organize their disorganized students in the classroom, including using a checklist and memory aids.

Field Trip Tips for Safe, Fun Learning & Success
If there's a field trip in your future, use these tips to maximize fun, learning, safety, and overall success with your students.

How Teachers Should Report Suspected Abuse of Children
Teachers are state-mandated reporters. Here's how to handle reporting suspected child abuse based on signs you observe in your students.

Teacher Merit Pay Benefits and Disadvantages
The issue of Merit Pay for teachers is one of the most controversial issues in the field of education. Elementary Educators have a lot to get off their chests when it comes to this issue. Here are the main pros and cons so that you can educate yourself and join the discussion, too.

Impromptu Speech Topics - Secret to Oral Presentations
Here you will find a variety of impromptu speech topic activities for your elementary students. Use these activities to practice impromptu speaking.

Teaching the Scientific Method - Definition
By performing science experiments and analyzing the resultant data, you are helping to build the next generation of creative thinkers.

Kindergarten Sight Words - Dolch High Frequency Words
A list of kindergarten sight words. Also known as Dolch word lists and high frequency words.

How to Introduce Your Class Rules (Grades K-6)
Learn specific ways on how to introduce class rules to your elementary students. Ideas include, plan what you want to accomplish, create only 3-5 rules and teach rules like you would a math lesson.

Christmas Crafts - Fun and Easy Ideas for Kids
Deck the halls with a few fun and easy Christmas crafts your students will love. Ideas include: tree glyph, quick and easy snowflake, reindeer puppets and much more.

Avoiding Teacher Burnout With Stress Management Tips
Teacher Burnout is a major problem in the field of education, often resulting in a high turnover rate for new teachers. Address teacher burnout issue with these stress management tips.

Grading Elementary Students: Recording Student Progress
Learn how to grade elementary students in this in-depth guide for elementary teachers. Discover the do's and don'ts, grading scales, using rubrics and much more.

Rubric - Student Performance Assessment Tool for Teachers
What is a rubric? A definition for teachers interested in assessing student performance with a rubric.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Lesson Plans
Links, ideas, and lesson plans related to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr holiday.

Hands-on Science Activities
Hands-on science activities for students in grades 3-5. Here you will learn 5 activities that explore floating and sinking.

Healthy Foods Versus Unhealthy Foods Lesson Plan
A Healthy versus unhealthy food lesson plan for grades K-3. Students will be able to compare healthy foods vs unhealthy foods.

Reading Lesson Plan Template
Use this printable,blank reading lesson plan template for all of your elementary education language arts lessons and activities.

Thanksgiving Activities - Fun Ideas for Elementary Students
Here you find a collection of thanksgiving activities to help you celebrate the holiday with your elementary students.

Give Thanks - Activities & Ideas to Teach Your Students
Teach your students the importance of giving thanks. Here you will learn 10 ways your students can say thank you and celebrate the spirit of thanksgiving.

Tips to Battle Bullying in School
Fight the bully battle by learning 5 ways to battle bullying in school.

How to Be Ready for an Unexpected Sick Day
Are you ready for an unexpected sick day? Here you will find a collection of ideas and tips from experienced teachers that will help your classroom run smoothly while your away.

Columbus Day Activities for Grades 1-3
Sail the sea with fun Columbus Day activities for grades 1-3. Activities include: a world of new foods, sailors wanted, and much more.

Lesson on Nutrition - A Thematic Unit
This nutrition lesson and unit is designed to last a week. The unit will explore key concepts and activities on the food groups, food pyramid (food plate), creating balanced meals and much more.

Elementary School Teacher Career Information
Detailed elementary school teacher career information, including: job description, work environment and duties, requirements and education, teacher salary and prospective career outlook.

Find and Write Lesson Plans for the Classroom
Lesson plans are the foundation of effective elementary school instruction. Good teaching requires clear learning objectives and solid direct instruction, followed up by independent practice.

Investigating Pumpkin Activity
Here is an investigating pumpkin activity for elementary students that explores the various elements of a pumpkins. Students will conduct three pumpkin explorations, learn pumpkin facts, and write in a pumpkin journal.

10 Goals Teachers Should Shoot for in the New School Year
Are you a teacher that is looking to make changes this new school year? Here are 10 goals that you should shoot for this year.

Back to School Preparation Guide for Elementary Teachers
The ultimate back to school preparation guide for elementary school teachers. This guide will help you prepare for a successful school year.

Back-to-School Apps for the Elementary Classroom
Discover the best back-to-school apps for elementary educators that technology has to offer.

Popular Back-to-School Resources
Browse our top 10 Back-to-School resources to learn how to welcome back to students, write a welcome letter, break the ice, and much more.

Back to School
It's Back to School time which means it's time to be organized and deliberate in how you set up your students for success in the new school year. These lesson plans and tips will help your manage the beginning of the new year.

New Back-to-School Teaching Supplies from Crayola
Looking for new back-to-school supplies? Here you will learn what's new from Crayola, from their classic crayons to their new washable markers, they have what you need.

Top 5 Lists for Teaching
Explore our most popular top 5 lists for teaching, from top 5 ice breakers and top 5 common core apps, to the top 5 review activities and top 5 ways to battle a bully. You will find 10 great top 5 resources all in one place.

July Theme Elementary School Activities, Special Events
Here you will find a list of July themes, holidays, and events with correlating activities for elementary students.

How to Organize Your Classroom Files
Tips to help you organize your classroom files into proper categories, specifically Elementary School teachers.

What Is the Scientific Method?
The Scientific Method defined. Teach the Scientific Method in your elementary school classroom.

Ban Boring Words to Teach Better Creative Writing
It's easy to improve your students' creative writing in one easy step. Ban boring, overused words and watch your students' creative writing skills soar.

Word Bank for Father's Day Lesson Plans
Use this word bank as a jumping-off point for your students to write, create, explore, and express themselves in the month of June in honor to the Fathers Day holiday.

Tax Deductions - Tips for the Classroom Teacher
While the rest of the country agonizes about taxes each Spring, teachers can't afford the luxury of forgetting about taxes even for one day! Here's how to save your receipts and make the most of the deductions that are allowed to classroom teachers.

Student Participation - Keeping Kids Engaged (Part 2)
Discover part 2 of the series, How to Increase Student Participation in Your Classroom. Learn strategies and activities to help motivate and increase interaction among students.

Teacher Observation - Advice From Experienced Teachers
Having your first teacher observation? Here you will learn essential tips and suggestions from experienced classroom teachers and administrators.

Free Easy Elementary Lesson Plans and Ideas
Are you in the market for free and easy elementary lesson plans? This article shows you how inspiration, structure, and ideas are right at your fingerprints when you know the right place to look for Elementary Lesson Plans!

Elementary School Lesson Plans - Free Easy Quick Elementary School Lesson Plans Ideas
Are you in the market for free and easy elementary lesson plans? This article shows you how inspiration, structure, and ideas are right at your fingerprints when you know the right place to look for Elementary Lesson Plans! Page 2.

Teaching Creative Beginnings to Stories
Teaching Tips for Helping Your Students to Begin Their Writing in a Strong and Effective Way

Tips for Success in Substitute Teaching
How to have a pleasant, productive day as a substitute teacher and be asked to return.

Definition of the Education Glossary Term Tracking
A glossary definition of the Education term Tracking.

Learning Centers Glossary Definition
Definition of the Education glossary term Learning Centers.

Tips for Starting an After School Club
Tips for starting an after school club for elementary school children. How to enhance the school experience for your students.

5 Steps to Building a Student Portfolio
Here you will learn five steps to building a student portfolio for academic assessment. Learn how to design and implement a portfolio program with your students.

Reading Activity Calendar for Elementary Kids
Keep students on track all year long with this reading activities calendar. Choose from a variety of activities to plug into your monthly calendar.

Alphabet Activities for Learning Centers
Discover five fun hands-on alphabet activities for grades one through three that you can use in your learning centers.

Comparative Words (Writing) Lesson Plan
A creative writing lesson plan that helps students solidify their understanding of comparative words (-er, -est) and can easily be adapted to various age ranges.

National PTA - How to Help Newtown CT
Learn from the National PTA how students can help the Victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school tragedy.

Reading Strategies - Reading Lesson Plan
Reading strategies is the second step in writing an effective reading lesson plan. This is where you decide which strategies the students will learn during the language arts lesson.

Overview and Purpose - Reading Lesson Plan
Overview and purpose is the third step in writing an effective reading lesson plan for the elementary school classroom. This is where you describe the basis of your lesson and the purpose for it.

Educational Standards - Reading Lesson Plan
Educational standards is the forth step in creating an effective reading lesson plan. Educational standards for language arts are established to improve language use.

Objectives and Goals - Reading Lesson Plan
Stating your objectives and goals is the fifth step in writing an effective reading lesson plan. Objectives provide a sense of what you want your students to achieve during a lesson.

Anticipatory Set - Reading Lesson Plan
Anticipatory set is the sixth step in creating an effective reading lesson plan for an elementary school classroom. During this step you activate prior knowledge and give a brief summary of the lesson.

Closure - Reading Lesson Plan
Closure is step eight in creating an effective reading lesson plan. Closure in language arts can consist of a brief summary of what was learned.

Independent Activity - Reading Lesson Plan
Independent activity is the ninth step in creating an effective reading lesson plan. Independent activities is where students reinforce skills learned without the teachers guidance.

Materials - Reading Lesson Plan
Materials and resources is the first step in creating an effective reading lesson plan. Required materials for a language arts lesson can consist of books,videos,worksheets etc.

Do's and Don'ts for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Teacher Do's and Don'ts for Parent Teacher Conferences. How to make the most of our meeting with parents.

English as a Second Language (ESL) - Definition
A definition of the education glossary term ESL - English as a Second Language.

Teach the Scientific Method With a Worksheet
Using this Scientific Method worksheet, students learn how to address a problem methodically. The Scientific Method worksheet is easy and effective for almost any science lesson plan.

Assigning Classroom Jobs to Teach Students Responsibility
Classroom jobs are an easy and fun way to teach kids about responsibility.

Journal Writing Procedure
Learn all about how to incorporate journal writing in your elementary school classroom. Here you will find specific types of journals and the procedure for writing in them.

NCLB (No Child Left Behind) - Definition
Definition of the education glossary term No Child Left Behind.

Descriptive Writing Lesson Plans - Tips
How to guide your K-6 students' creative writing from ho-hum to wow!

St. Patrick's Day Lesson Plans for Teachers
St. Patrick's Day lessons for the elementary school classroom. Includes ideas, worksheets, and crafts for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with your students.

Black History Month Resources for Elementary Educators
Black History Month for Elementary School teachers.

How Teachers Can Deal with the Unexpected
Here are 7 ways to help teachers deal with the unexpected. There will time when unforeseen circumstances arise and you will need a substitute teacher. Here you will find ways to help you.

Using Bloom's Taxonomy Through the Learning Process
Use Bloom's Taxonomy To Move Your Students Through The Learning Process.

How to Be a Better Elementary School Teacher
Are you looking to improve your teaching? Here are 10 ways to be a better elementary school teacher today.

Classroom Management - Strategies and Tips for Successful Classroom Management
Explore these teacher-proven strategies and tips for successful classroom management.

Teaching 101 - Basic Teaching 101 Tips on Student Discipline, Lesson Plans, Philosophy and Mistakes
Learn from the experience of others with these tips and suggestions for how to be a happy and effective elementary school teacher.

Biographical Poems - Writing Exercises and Assignments
A definition of the teaching term Bio Poems, from your About.com Guide to Elementary Education.

How to Design a Pen Pal Program for Your Classroom
A pen pals program is one of the most fun ways to give your kids a real-life lesson in Social Studies, Language Arts, Geography, and more.

Activating Prior Knowledge - Glossary Definition
Definition of Activate Prior Knowledge as a teaching strategy.

Rainbow Writing Lesson Plan for Kindergarten
A fun and colorful kindergarten writing lesson plan called Rainbow Writing.

St. Patricks Day Vocabulary Word Bank List
Use this St. Patrick's Day Vocabulary Word Bank for all types of activities and crafts in the elementary school classroom.

What Does the Education Term 'Visual Learning' Mean?
A definition of the education glossary term 'visual learning'.

Manipulatives in Teaching - Definition
Definition of the Education glossary term Manipulative.

Use Bingo to Teach Any School Subject
Bingo for teachers - Here's how Bingo for teachers can work across the curriculum to assist your students in learning a wide variety of skills.

Bingo For Teachers - Bingo For Teachers Across the Curriculum
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Bingo For Teachers - Bingo For Teachers Across the Curriculum
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Bingo For Teachers - Bingo For Teachers Across the Curriculum
Bingo for teachers - Here's how Bingo for teachers can work across the curriculum to assist your students in learning a wide variety of skills, vocabulary, and material. Page 4.

Bloom's Taxonomy - Definition and Usage
Bloom's Taxonomy refers to a hierarchy of question stems that teachers use to guide their students through the learning process.

A Collection of Poetry Lessons
This April celebrate National Poetry Month with this collection of poetry lessons. Discover a variety of acrostic poetry, biography, I remember, and someday poems.

Teaching Students about Nutrition and Healthy Living
Teach students about healthy living with these top 5 lesson plans for elementary students. Students will learn about nutrition, sleep, and overall health by partaking in a variety of fun, hands-on activities.

Assessment Guide for Elementary School Teachers
Here you will find an assessment guide for elementary educators. In this guide you will find topics on grading, rubrics, and measuring student growth.

Guide to Becoming an Elementary Teacher
Are you interested in learning how to become an elementary teacher? Here is a quick guide to help you reach your goal.

10 steps to a flawless Reading Lesson Plan
Looking for a language arts lesson plan template? Learn the top 10 essential components of a reading lesson plan.

Fashion Tips for Teachers
Learn fashion tips for teachers. Step by step fashion tips with photos to show you the appropriate way to dress for school. Page 1.

Fashion Tips for Teachers
Learn fashion tips for teachers. Step by step fashion tips with photos to show you the appropriate way to dress for school. Page 2.

Fashion Tips for Teachers
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Fashion Tips for Teachers
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Fashion Tips for Teachers
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Fashion Tips for Teachers
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Fashion Tips for Teachers
Learn fashion tips for teachers. Step by step fashion tips with photos to show you the appropriate way to dress for school. Page 7.

Classroom Jobs Chart
Classroom job charts. Here you will find a variety of ideas to help you create the perfect classroom job chart for your elementary classroom. Ideas include using library pockets, close pins, and much more.

Field Trip Ideas
Here you will find 5 fun and exciting educational field trip ideas for your elementary school classroom.

Reading Conference Form for Elementary Teachers
Use this reading conference form when observing your elementary students. This observation guide will help you collect notes and decide what kind of intervention your student needs.

Guided Reading - Definition of Guided Reading
Definition of the educational teaching term guided reading.

What is a Mini-Lesson
A definition of the teaching term mini-lesson.

Chunking - Definition of Learning Strategy
A definition of the learning strategy chunking.

Common Core Apps for Elementary Teachers
Discover the top 5 common core apps for elementary teachers. Mobile must-haves for tackling the new standards.

Ice Breakers - Classroom Bingo Ice Breaker Activity
Use this fun, classroom bingo ice breaker activity with your elementary students during the first week back to school.

How to Build a Classroom Community
Learn how to build a classroom community that will help students feel connected to others as well as solve social issues peacefully.

Elementary Math Lesson on Data Collection
An elementary math lesson on data collection for grade 2-4. In this lesson the learner will explore various methods of data collection and how to find the median when analyzing this data.

Summer Word List
Use this summer word list to help you design worksheets, create puzzles, help with journal writing and much more.

Assessment - Reading Lesson Plan
Verification and assessment is the tenth and final step in creating an effective reading lesson plan. Assessment is where you verify and test the knowledge of what was learned in the lesson.

Classroom Rules and Rights - Classroom Rights Of The Teacher And The Students
If you're looking for a quick and easy way to sum up a productive and respectful tone in your classroom, the following Classroom

Getting Student Attention - Proven Strategies for Getting Student Attention
Getting your students' attention is a key first step to meeting your lesson's learning objectives. I recommend using a simple deck of cards to get and keep your students' attention.

Motivating Students - Free Rewards that Motivate Students
Motivating students can be a challenge. But it doesn't have to cost any money. Use these free rewards for motivating students without spending a cent.

Topographic Maps Lesson - Geography and Topographic Maps Lesson Plan
Use this Topographic Maps Lesson Plan to teach your students about geography and maps. A Topographic Maps Lesson Plan is part of your Social Studies curriculum in elementary school.

Free Lesson Plans for Teachers
Free Lesson Plans for Teachers! How to find them fast. For elementary school teachers.

K-3 Language Arts Lesson Plan
Your Headquarters for Free Lesson Plans for Elementary Educators.

Trail Mix Math - Lesson Plan for Trail Mix Math
Trail Mix Math is a fun way to teach your students how to do math. Use Trail Mix Math to count, classify, and graph.

Character Education - Lesson Plan to Teach Character Education
Use this Character Education lesson plan to teach your students how to be better citizens of the school and the world. Character Education is an important part of producing well-rounded, respectful young students.

Astronomy Science Lesson Plan - Science Lesson Plan About Planets - Postcards From Pluto
Your students will love learning about the planets when the information comes bundled up in colorful and engaging children's literature.

Organize Classroom - Tips to Help Teachers Organize Classrooms
Ask yourself these questions to clear out your cluttered, counterproductive classroom. You'll love the peace of mind that comes with an organized classroom.

Mothers Day Lesson Plans - Mothers Day Lesson Plans and Craft Ideas for Elementary School
If you need quick, easy, and fun last-minute Mothers Day lesson plans, these craft ideas will hit the spot!

Descriptive Writing Questions - Use These Descriptive Writing Questions to Encourage Detailed Stories
It's not enough just to tell students,

Intrinsic Motivation - Glossary Definition of Intrinsic Motivation
A definition of the teaching term Intrinsic Motivation.

Teaching Jobs - Find Teaching Jobs with Sample Interview Questions and Resume Tips
Use these tips and tools to find a teaching job as quickly as possible. Includes help with resumes, potential interview questions, and more!

Accommodations - Definition of Accommodations
Definition of Accommodations as a teaching-related term.

Pedagogy - Education Glossary Definition of Pedagogy
Definition of the Education glossary term Pedgagogy.

Tenure - Definition of Tenure
A definition of the teaching term Tenure.

Product Summary
A Product Summary of the Multiplication Rock CD for Elementary School Educators.

Mandated Reporter - Education Glossary Definition of Mandated Reporter
Definition of the Education glossary term Mandated Reporter

Elementary Educators - Awards this page has won - The Mining Co.
Awards given to the Elementary Educators site. Aw shucks, from your About.com Guide.

Rhode Island, USA - Class Acts
Classroom, school, and district web sites from around the world who received the Class Acts Award.

Classroom Jobs Poll
Voice your opinion in our latest Elementary School Educators poll.

Elementary Educators - South Carolina Cool Schools from About.com
Cool Schools - A school listing page, from your About.com Guide.

Delaware, USA - Class Acts
Classroom, school, and district web sites from around the world who received the Class Acts Award.

Postcard Exchange 2001-2002
Join in the fun of a postcard exchange with teachers from around the world.

Elementary Educators - California Cool Schools From About.com
Cool Schools - A school listing page, from your About.com Guide.

Friendship Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Back to School Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Just Because Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Love Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Birthday Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Thank You Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Book Reviews from the Teacher's Bookshelf
Book Reviews from the Teacher’s Bookshelf. For elementary school educators.

Birthday Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Just Because Cards - Send a free greeting card!
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Elementary Educators - Cool Schools from About.com
Cool Schools - A school listing page, from your About.com Guide.

Elementary Educators - Special Days, Weeks and Months from About.com
Special Days, Weeks and Months, from your About.com Guide.

Elementary Educators - Special Days, Weeks and Months from About.com
Special Days, Weeks and Months, from your About.com Guide.

School Days - April 2000
A listing of special days and holidays for the month of April, for Elementary School teachers.

Elementary Educators - Previous Teacher in the Spotlight Marjan Glavac - from About.com
Past Teacher in the Spotlight , from your About.com Guide.

Chalk Talk Sign-up - Elementary School Educators
Sign up here for Chalk Talk, a free newsletter from your Guide to Elementary Education.

December Holidays - Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa


Elementary Educators - Add a Job Listing - Employment Listings and Resume Postings - About.com.
Add a educational job listing for FREE, from your About.com Guide.

Spread a Multicultural Message Every Day
Spread a Multicultural Message Every Day. A look at multicultural education in K-6 classrooms.

Put Your Classroom Online!
Put Your Classroom Online!

How to Plan Fun Field Trips OnlineThe Beauty of Bingo
How to Plan Fun Field Trips Online. For elementary school educators.

Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day
Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day. A look at the holiday, especially for K-6 Educators.

More Tragedy at Columbine
Tragedy strikes again at Columbine High School in Colorado, USA.

What can your kids do to help?The Beauty of Bingo
What can your kids do to help in the war on terrorism. For elementary school teachers.

How to Plan Fun Field Trips OnlineThe Beauty of Bingo
How to Plan Fun Field Trips Online. For elementary school educators.

St. Patrick's Day Lesson Plans
Links and lesson plans about St. Patrick's Day. Especially for Elementary School teachers.

St. Patrick's Day Lesson Plans
Links and lesson plans about St. Patrick's Day. Especially for Elementary School teachers.

Postcard Exchange 2001-2002
Join in the fun of a postcard exchange with teachers from around the world.

Tools for Teachers
Visit the archive of previous Tools for Teachers, great online tools picked especially for Elementary School Teachers.

Elections 2000 Links and Lesson Plans
Elections 2000 Links and Lesson Plans for Elementary School teachers.

Send a free greeting card! Happy Birthday, Thank you, Back to school, more!
Send a free greeting card! Happy Birthday, Thank you, Back to school, more!

Elementary Educators - Texas Cool Schools from About.com
Cool Schools - A school listing page, from your About.com Guide.

Elementary Educators - Postcard Exchange Partipants - from About.com
Online Project Center for Elementary Educators, from your About.com Guide.

Olympics 2000 Links and Lesson Plans
Olympics 2000 Links and Lesson Plans for Elementary School teachers.

Teacher Tools of the Week
Teacher Tools of the Week are great online tools picked especially for Elementary School Teachers.

Previous Teacher Tools of the Week
Useful and time-saving web sites for educators that have previously won the award of Teacher Tools of the Week.

Postcard Exchange 2001-2002
Join in the fun of a postcard exchange with teachers from around the world.

Elementary Educators - Classroom Pals from About.com
Classroom Pals - A classroom connections page, from your About.com Guide

Elementary Educators - Add Your Resume - Employment Listings and Resume Postings - About.com
Add a educational job listing for FREE, from your About.com Guide.

Elementary Educators - Special Days, Weeks and Months from About.com
Special Days, Weeks and Months, from your About.com Guide.

September 11 Support Materials
Links to help you help your children through aftermaths of September 11, 2001

Elementary Educators Affiliate Program
Your Headquarters for Free Lesson Plans for Elementary Educators.

Elementary Educators - Postcard Exchange Participants - from About.com
A list of participating classrooms in the Great Postcard Exchange, from your About.com Guide.

Welcome to About.com - Elementary School Educators
Check out the web rings we proudly belong to!

Chalk Talk Sign-up - Elementary School Educators
Sign up here for Chalk Talk, a free newsletter from your Guide to Elementary Education.

Millennium and the Year 2000
Millennium and the Year 2000 for Elementary School Teachers.

Make us your Start Page!
Make us your Start Page!

Chalk Talk Sign-up - Elementary School Educators
Chalk Talk Sign-up, from your About.com Guide

Before You Buy Professional Books
What you need to know before you buy professional books. For Elementary School Educators.

Classroom Organization and Set-Up - Tips for Classroom Organization
So you have a teaching position and a classroom. But what should you do about the all-important classroom organization? It's key to set up your classroom space in a logical and user-friendly manner from the very start. Here are some resources to help you organize your room and help it stay that way.

Chanukah Lesson Plans - Hanukkah Hannukkah Chanukka Hanukka Ideas
Chanukah Lesson Plans to help you celebrate the Winter Holidays with your students in your elementary classroom. Includes lesson plans for the Winter holiday of Chanukah, celebrated by Jewish people the world over.