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Learn More About Why Keyboarding Without Tears is a Proven Success in the Classroom

You may have heard that Keyboarding Without Tears is a proven success in the classroom, now is your chance to see how!  After undergoing an extensive research study, Keyboarding Without Tears was...Continue reading

Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning, Edtech

Makerspaces in the Tech Classroom

FETC wrapped up on January 26, and we learned all about how to create a makerspace to enhance...Continue reading

Teaching Tips, Announcements

Building Writers…and Beyond!

Effective writing skills are a crucial component for success in all academic areas. Students need to be able to write clearly to excel in all subjects—from history and science to the arts and...Continue reading

Teaching Tips, Readiness

Transitional Kindergarten: Bridge the Gap!

You may have heard some buzz lately about transitional kindergarten (TK) and are wondering what it is. Or maybe your child is already in a transitional kindergarten program and you’re wondering...Continue reading

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Classroom

The year has flown by and the 2018 is just around the corner! Have you had a chance to step back and assess your classroom and teaching strategies since school began in the fall? When school...Continue reading

Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning, Home Connection

Winter Break Activities

The countdown to winter break is here! Whether you’re an educator who wants to send your students home with engaging activities or a parent searching for ways to keep your child occupied with fun...Continue reading

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How Are Your Students’ Handwriting Skills? Find Out before the Holidays.

It’s the middle of the school year and winter break is right around the corner. Tis’ the season for finalizing grades, thumbing through the last pages of quarter lesson plans and maybe even...Continue reading

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High Five! The Top 5 Ways to Incorporate Hands-on Learning in Your K–5 Classroom

Multisensory learning doesn’t need to end after Pre-K. Hands-on learning is a valuable teaching tool long after preschool. In fact, A ...Continue reading

Teaching Tips, Ask the Experts

Lowercase Letters in Pre-K? Founder, Jan Z. Olsen, answers your questions!

 

Q: Should I teach lowercase letters in Pre-K?
A: Yes—but only if your Pre-K children are ready. Make sure children know all of their capitals first...Continue reading

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Celebrate Thanksgiving and Practice Handwriting

There is something to be said about opening a crisp envelope with a delightful card and a thoughtful, handwritten thank you note inside. In an increasingly digital age, handwritten cards and notes...Continue reading

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