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New Cursive Standards? 3 Easy Steps to Get Your Classroom Cursive-Ready

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Many states have adopted cursive back into their state standards. Why? Elementary students' classroom time is still predominately pencil and paper. In fact, as the grades progress, students spend...Continue reading

 

Summer Activities

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Happy Teddy Bear Picnic Day!

Teddy Bear Picnic blog

Wait, what holiday are we celebrating? Yes, we know it sounds silly, but we’re celebrating Teddy Bear Picnic Day. So, what is Teddy Bear Picnic Day exactly? Teddy Bear Picnic Day is a special day...Continue reading

 

Summer Activities

Teaching Tips, Readiness

Are Your Pre-K Students Ready for Lowercase Letters?

PreK lowercase blog

The Pre-K classroom on the first day of school is quite a place to behold! All these little ones—some well-versed at saying bye to their families, some crying nonstop, some knowing their shapes,...Continue reading

 

Back to School Pre-K

Teaching Tips, Announcements

Special Announcement: Explore Our NEW! Virtual PD Hub

PD hub blog

Our NEW Virtual PD Hub is landing on our website on July 31 when we’ll be ready to deliver top strategies, one-on-one coaching, and tips and tricks from our experts right to your home or office....Continue reading

 

Superhero Files

Teaching Tips, Announcements

The sun is shining and it’s time for professional development!

Professional development blog

The sun is shining and it’s time to celebrate the longest day of the year! It’s the Summer Solstice and in addition to the extra long time we have with the sun, it’s the official kickoff to summer...Continue reading

 

Summer Activities

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Wet-Dry-Try Showdown: the Activity Vs. the App

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Wet-Dry-Try is a fun and effective letter-learning activity from Handwriting Without Tears that teaches students correct letter orientation and formation. The best part is that there are TWO easy...Continue reading

 

Summer Activities

Teaching Tips, Home Connection, Announcements

Happy Flag Day!

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Every June 14, we celebrate Flag Day in the United States of America, commemorating our nation’s flag and the history behind it. As we gear up for this special holiday, check out our top three...Continue reading

 

Summer Activities

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

5 Writing Prompts for a Fabulous Father’s Day!

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Dad jokes and ugly ties aside, fathers play a vital role in their children’s lives and today is the day to celebrate! This year, have children use their best handwriting to show dad they love him...Continue reading

 

Back to School Pre-K

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Summer Tips for Teachers: How to Stay Productive & Keep Students Engaged

Teacher Tips

School is officially out, and summer is in full swing, but that won’t stop us! We’re here all season long to make sure you never run out of ideas that are both engaging and educational. Stick with...Continue reading

 

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Teaching Tips, In the News

Silly Summer Spelling Words & Cool Keyboarding Activities for Students

Silly Spelling

Summer is often seen as a time to goof off and get silly. Kids, parents, and teachers alike look forward to being able to take a break from their stringent school routines to engage more heavily...Continue reading

 

Summer Activities

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