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You have your great new Learning Resources product. You have some great activities to put them to use. You're all set right? Wait there's more! Here you can find general tips for your classroom, reading games, ELL students and more! Each section has ten different tips written by teachers for teachers.

10 Tips for Making Science Cross-Curricular
1. Science is the perfect vehicle to teach writing. Science Journals build daily practice and encourage descriptive as well as expository skills, like compare and contrast, process, and cause and effect. More...
10 Tips for Using Reading Games in the Classroom
1. Challenge that student who always finishes in-class assignments first. Have him or her race through the 6 different word puzzles of Alphaball Electronic Word Game while other students are completing assignments. Perfect for solo or paired play, each activity is a word-recognition and spelling test disguised as an arcade game. Irresistible! More...
10 Tips to Organize Classroom for Maximum Efficiency
1. Label the pockets of the Organization Station with each childs name, and right away they'll know where to turn in homework, collect handouts, or correspond with you (and each other!). Ask students to write their own goals at the beginning of each unit or quarter. Then, return their goals after the final test. More...
10 Easy Tips to Help ELLs Tune Into Learning
1. Songs and chants open the door to reading because they offer a risk-free way to play with language sounds and give students a sense of rhythm, so important for fluency. Get the whole class involved by tuning into the Beginning Phonics CD Big Book for ELLs, or the Intermediate Phonics CD Big Book for ELLs. When you begin, use the Hand Pointer to keep everyone at the same pace and focused on the appropriate words on the Big Book page. As fluency increases students won't need to rely on this tool as much, but you can still use it to hold your place. More...
5 ways to liven up student response
Bye-Bye, Blank Stares! As an educator, one of the most frustrating things for me is to look out into my class and see my sweet little "dears" wearing "deer in headlight" looks. The worst part? Knowing that they are not engaged. The next step? Realizing that I need to do a better job in that "department"! More...
Overcoming Common Core Fears
Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was a beau-ti-ful kindergarten teacher (me, me—pick me!) This teacher had most of “it” figured out—she had taught for years. Her lessons were completely pulled together. More...
Demystifying Informational Text
Nonfiction and nonfiction and nonfiction . . . oh, my! The Common Core State Standards call for a 50/50 balance of literature and informational text by Grade 4. More...
Cross-Curricular Math Tips that Rock
In the 80’s, when some of us were sporting our gigantic rocker hair and leg warmers, good old standards-based education reform began. Then by 2000, each state had developed its own standards for individual subjects. More...
Start the Year Off Right
Teachers take your mark, get set, go! By the time the beginning of August rolls around, the race is on to get everything ready for that first day of the new school year. More...
Build a Strong and Successful Common Core Classroom
For many educators, the 2013-2014 school year may reflect a shift in teaching methods from previous years as a result of the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics. More...
Tips and Tools to Help Your Students in School
It’s back to school time and many teachers are getting used to a whole new set of fresh faces. In the first few months, teachers are watching their new classes, listening to comments and input and learning the best ways to work with their new set of students. More...
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