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Fun Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in School

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Celebrate Mother's Day with educational lessons, activities, and fun crafts. Help you students find the perfect way to honor their mothers with a variety of poems, crafts, and songs.  

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Hands-on Kindergarten Math Station Activities

Wednesday April 23, 2014

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Kindergarten students are expected to learn the following:

  • How to count to 25
  • Name penny and state the value
  • Name numerals 0-10 out of sequence
  • Write numerals 0-10
  • Order numerals 0-10
  • Match quantities to numerals 0-10
  • Sort objects by color, shape, and size
  • Name and describe shapes: circle, oval, square, rectangle, triangle, diamond, hexagon, trapezoid

A fun way to teach these important math skills to kindergarteners is to create math stations. Here you find several math station activities for each correlating skill that students must learn. Activities can be done individually, with a partner or in a group.

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Circulatory System Thematic Unit Plan

Monday April 21, 2014

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Are you looking for a few fun activities to teach your students about the circulatory system? Here is a seven day thematic unit plan on the circulatory system. In this unit you find a variety of activities and lessons that cross the curriculum.

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  • Students will view the video The Magic School Bus: Inside Ralphie and take notes.
  • Compare the essential organs of the circulatory system to an orchestra. Students will then choose an instrument section to represent each organ.
  • Students will use the library and the internet to research information on the father of the circulatory system -William Henry.

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How to Improve Students' Study Skills

Monday April 21, 2014

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As the end of the school year approaches, students will be faced with end of the year papers and exams. Help them improve their study skills with these tips.

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  • Creating a Study Plan

    Just as we try to differentiate our students learning, we must also have students create a study plan that is specifically for them. Each student is unique and learns best in their own specific way. To create an individual study plan, have each student...

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Which strategies do you use to teach students study skills? Share with us in the comment section below.

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Celebrate Everyday of the Month with Fun Activities

Friday April 18, 2014

Celebrate that everyday of the month is a special day, by having your students partake in fun activities! Here you will find events, holidays and special themes for the months of April, May, June, September and October.

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