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Janelle Cox

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By Janelle Cox

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    • Promoting Student Growth Created: Monday, May 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      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.
    • Rubric Template Created: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Here you find sample rubric templates, and specific examples of qualifiers. Plus: verbs and verb phrases to help you write your description of the performance characteristics.
    • A Simple Guide on How to Grade Elementary Students Created: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      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.
    • Kindergarten Math Stations Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      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.
    • How to Set Up Your Classroom for the First Day of School Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Step-by-step instructions for how best to set up your elementary school classroom for the first day of school.
    • How to Set Up Classroom Learning Centers Created: Thursday, March 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Gain knowledge on the basics of a classroom learning center. Discover what a learning center is, and how to set up and present them to your students.
    • St. Patrick's Day Word List Created: Friday, March 06, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Use this St. Patrick's Day Vocabulary Word Bank for all types of activities and crafts in the elementary school classroom.
    • Behavior Management Tips Created: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      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.
    • 5 Tips to Help the Disorganized Student Created: Thursday, March 01, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Practical tips for teachers who want to help organize their disorganized students in the classroom, including using a checklist and memory aids." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • Visual Learning Created: Thursday, June 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A definition of the education glossary term 'visual learning'.
    • Circulatory System Thematic Lesson Plan Created: Monday, November 18, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      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.
    • Improve Students' Study Skills Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Top tips to improves students' study skills. Learn specific ways to teach your students how to study so they can be successful in your class and years to come.
    • Earth Day Activities and Ideas Created: Saturday, April 07, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Celebrate earth day with a few fun activities for your elementary school classroom. Ideas include: interactive bulletin board, earth day song, turn your trash into treasure and much more.
    • Celebrate with Memorial Day Activities Created: Monday, May 14, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Discover a variety of Memorial Day activities for your elementary school class. Ideas include poems, crafts, books, quizzes and much more.
    • Collection of Mother's Day Activities Created: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Discover a collection of Mother's Day activities to help you celebrate with your students. Learn fun facts, songs, crafts, games, cards and more.
    • Tax Deductions Tips For The Classroom Teacher Created: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      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 t...
    • Easter Word List Created: Thursday, March 08, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      This comprehensive Easter word list can used to create a variety of activities and lessons.Use these words design worksheets, activities and much more.
    • New Years Resolution Lesson Plan Created: Friday, January 02, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      It's fun to use the beginning of January as an opportunity to write New Years resolutions with your students.
    • Manipulative Created: Monday, June 08, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Definition of the Education glossary term Manipulative.
    • Celebrate National Children's Book Week Created: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Celebrate Children's Book Week with this collection of activities and ideas for your elementary school classroom." itemprop="description">> Monday, September 17, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn how to help your students learn through several different modalities with the multisensory teaching approach to reading.
    • Fun Ways to Celebrate Student Birthdays in School Created: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Looking for fun ways to celebrate student birthdays in school? Here you will find ideas to make each student feel special.
    • 5 Ways to Battle Bullying in School Created: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Fight the bully battle by learning 5 ways to battle bullying in school.
    • How to Stop Bullying in Your Classroom Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Here you will learn how to stop bullying in your classroom. Raise awareness with your students by partaking in these classroom activities.
    • Reading Strategies for Elementary Students Created: Friday, August 10, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Discover how to incorporate reading strategies for elementary students into your routine to increase your student's reading success.
    • Cooperative Learning Tips and Techniques Created: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Discover cooperative learning tips, techniques and much more. Learn how it works and group management tips and commonly used strategies.
    • Common Interview Questions in Education Created: Thursday, November 08, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Before you show up for your job interview, use these common interview questions to prepare your answers and calm your nerves." itemprop="description">
    • Helping Kids Cope in the Wake of a Tragedy Created: Monday, December 17, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn tips for helping kids cope and talking to students about tragedy. Discover how to have a conversation about the topics that are scary but very important.
    • Bloom's Taxonomy Created: Saturday, November 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Bloom's Taxonomy refers to a hierarchy of question stems that teachers use to guide their students through the learning process.
    • Tips for Teaching the Scientific Method Created: Sunday, July 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      By performing science experiments and analyzing the resultant data, you are helping to build the next generation of creative thinkers." itemprop="description"="description" Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      An elementary healthy snack lesson plan where students will investigate healthy snack options.
    • 6 Traits of Successful Teachers Created: Thursday, December 04, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Successful teachers share these 6 key traits. Cultivate these attributes in yourself to maximize your effectiveness in the classroom.

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