10 Strategies Designed to Engage Elementary Students Online

Catlin Tucker

” I had several elementary teachers request that I work on a similar blog focused on younger learners. Below are ten strategies I hope will help elementary teachers to engage their young learners online. #1 Learning stations are a staple in most elementary classrooms.

Social Entrepreneurship with Elementary Students: A Perfect STEAM Lesson

User Generated Education

But elementary school-age kids do have the natural curiosity, imagination, drive, and ability to come up with innovative ways to change the world for the better. It included: Their business name – Gifted Community Craft Story Startup costs Cost per item Marketing strategies.

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365 Inclusive Learning Strategies to Help Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Janowski and her coauthors have written a book Inclusive Learning 365: Edtech Strategies for Every Day of the Year. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

From digital citizenship to digital leadership in a South Carolina elementary school

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I am currently a fifth grade teacher and Digital Learning Coach at Oak Grove Elementary School in Lexington, South Carolina. Being in an elementary classroom, it is hard to help students understand how their digital habits affect themselves and others. Where we started .

Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Classroom. The post Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Early Elementary: Differentiate Reading Practice

Catlin Tucker

In my last post titled “ Create Small Learning Communities with the Station Rotation Model ,” I provided a blended learning strategy that creates more time in the classroom for teachers to work individually with students. This week I was presenting on technology infused reading strategies and resources for K-5 teachers and wanted to share them. This strategy uses technology in two stations.

Weighing the best strategies for reading intervention

The Hechinger Report

This is one of many multisensory activities Welch uses in her reading intervention class, a 30-minute pull-out session that meets daily at the elementary school. Related: Retraining an entire state’s elementary teachers in the science of reading. CARTERET, N.J.

Teaching Elementary-Level Learners About the Brain

User Generated Education

Even young students can learn strategies for priming their brains to learn more efficiently. Here is a run down of the learning activities I did with my gifted elementary students to teach them about their brains: Introduction to the Brain. Judy Willis in How to Teach Students About the Brain writes: If we want to empower students, we must show them how they can control their own cognitive and emotional health and their own learning.

Retraining an entire state’s elementary teachers in the science of reading

The Hechinger Report

But this fall, everyone at Viewmont Elementary School is in masks, so she has to listen more intently than usual. Teaching students to read is one of the most difficult tasks for an early elementary school teacher. HICKORY, N.C. – “Mmm, ah, tuh.”

Station Rotation Model: Grouping Strategies

Catlin Tucker

This model is an easier shift for elementary teachers who are already use learning stations with students. I tell them that I use multiple grouping strategies. The grouping strategy should make sense for the specific lesson. I know that creating groups is time-consuming, so I wanted to share the strategy I use to organize my groups. I create a Google Sheet for the school year labeled “2018-2019 Grouping Strategies.”

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Using SEL Strategies to Foster a Growth Mindset in Elementary Students

EdNews Daily

By Lori Jackson and Steve Peck If you’ve opened any education journal, read an online article, joined a PLC or participated in professional development in the last few years you’ve no doubt heard “growth mindset” discussed and debated. What is it? How can you teach it? Why do we need it?

Next Generation Learning: Elementary School

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In our third and final blog in our series on the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) we’ll explore successes in the elementary school context. Next Generation Learning: Elementary School. Redwood Heights Elementary School (RHS) is an elementary school in Oakland, California. In 2015, RHS were one of five elementary schools to receive a 3-year, NGLC “Breakthrough Model” grant to launch their full-school personalization model.

Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Today she talks about strategies any teacher can use to help kids love reading. ” The post Strategies to Help Kids Love Reading appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. Today she talks about strategies any teacher can use to help kids love reading. Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation Teachers Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

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Interdisciplinary Learning Student-Centered Approaches (and how they differ from Direct Instruction) Meaningful Engagement Strategies Three Dimensional Learning The Creativity of Teaching In order to be notified of these future releases, you’ll want to sign up for the newsletter.

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Project Based Learning at the Elementary Level: Nine Inspiring Examples

EdTechTeacher

I recently had the opportunity to work with an incredible group of elementary educators from Nauset Schools on Cape Cod. 6: Social Detective Strategies. The post Project Based Learning at the Elementary Level: Nine Inspiring Examples appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

15 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism

Waterford

1] Teaching young students with autism communication skills and learning strategies makes it all the more likely that they’ll reach their academic potential later on. Social Skills Activities for Elementary Students with Autism. Effective Teaching Strategies for Children with Autism.

4 strategies to boost student engagement

eSchool News

Recently, a study of rural elementary teachers outlined a few key factors for engaging students and then keeping them engaged online. As the beginning of the school year is creeping up on us, many schools are reconsidering the need for online options.

4 Whole-Child Strategies To Engage Students In Your Classroom

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Instead, schools that are working at implementing whole-child strategies should do so within the context of everyday teaching and learning. The post 4 Whole-Child Strategies To Engage Students In Your Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

Creating iChampions in Texas Elementary Schools

Digital Promise

Unlike traditional elementary schools where students have one teacher that teaches them all five topics, students at Hook Elementary belong to pods where they rotate between three teachers who teach Reading and Social Studies, Writing, and Math and Science. To learn more about Hook Elementary, visit Hook Elementary’s website. The post Creating iChampions in Texas Elementary Schools appeared first on Digital Promise.

Effective Grouping Strategies in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Barry Hoonan on episode 539 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today, you’ll get advice for creating grouping strategies for your classroom from an expert teacher and author on the subject. Listen to Barry Hoonan Talk about Grouping Strategies for Reading Groups Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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A Socratic Seminar for Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

I’ve used them successfully in my teaching training classes but never with elementary learners. I believe they are an underutilized but powerful instructional strategy. I introduced the Socratic Seminar to my two groups gifted elementary learners, ages 7 to 12, through the following slidedeck and by using Dr. Seuss’s Sneetches. In line with the theme of this blog, student-centric and user generated educational techniques.

How to Teach Phonics and Decoding Skills to Elementary Students

Waterford

In this article, you’ll learn more about why phonics skills are so important for literacy development, then discover helpful strategies for teaching elementary students—with five free downloadable teacher resources from Waterford.org! Want More Science of Reading?

Ideas for Project-Based Learning at the Elementary Level

EdTechTeacher

In February, I had the opportunity to work with an incredible group of elementary educators from Nauset Schools on Cape Cod. 6: Social Detective Strategies. The post Ideas for Project-Based Learning at the Elementary Level appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Google Forms Features to Monitor Progress and Provide Feedback – for the Elementary Classroom

EdTechTeacher

Formative assessment strategies can be used to evaluate student understanding throughout the learning process. These strategies serve to collect timely and relevant academic data to inform instructional decisions by educators as they plan for instruction.

Use SEL Day to establish year-round SEL strategies

eSchool News

There are many ways for teachers to incorporate practical strategies into their everyday lessons — on SEL Day and beyond — to help students practice and strengthen their SEL skills. SEL Competency: Decision-Making Strategy: “Pause Power” Age: Elementary School.

5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Idea Friday Classroom Management Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Lesson Plans Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers WritingMichele Haiken on Episode 470 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Do your students hate to write? If you need quick ideas to help reach reluctant and struggling writers, Michele Haiken will help us learn more!

Elementary Social Entrepreneurship: A Perfect STEAM Lesson

User Generated Education

But elementary school-age kids do have the natural curiosity, imagination, drive, and ability to come up with innovative ways to change the world for the better. Marketing strategies. I am completing a social entrepreneurship unit with my gifted students, grades 2nd through 5th. It was one of my favorite units. ever, and from their reactions, I believe it was one of theirs, too. I call it a perfect STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) unit.

Strategies for Motivating Students: Start with Intrinsic Motivation

Waterford

Then, we’ll provide you with a few tips and strategies for improving your students’ intrinsic motivation. When it comes to the classroom, there are a few strategies that you can use to make sure your students are interested in your class material and ready to learn.

5 strategies for independent learning

eSchool News

Voge, who teaches at Van Buren Elementary School in California’s Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, returned to the classroom last fall after serving as a digital learning instructional coach for seven-plus years.

Webinar: Teacher Mental Health In The Elementary Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Title: Teacher Mental Health: Proactive Remedies For The Elementary Classroom Teacher. offers a combination of strategies–his Ecological Model –to allow teachers, by maximizing their own personal resources, to help students realize their true academic potential and social-emotional talents.

Technology, Learning, & Chromebooks in the Elementary Classroom – from Avra Robinson

EdTechTeacher

Many people fear that computer usage in the early elementary years consists of just “playing games” and want to limit the “screen time.” We spent hours exploring strategies for creating and organizing files. Implementing them at the early elementary grade levels creates a strong foundation for continued success! Technology in Elementary Classrooms. Blog Featured Google #ettsummer Avra Robinson Chromebook Daily Genius elementary students kindergarten

Zeroing in on a handful of strategies to catch kids up in math

The Hechinger Report

Kathy Neumann’s third graders at Longfellow Elementary School in Columbia, Maryland, struggled to understand fractions during this pandemic-disrupted school year. John SanGiovanni, coordinator of elementary mathematics, Howard County, Md.,

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Compensatory Services Strategies in Three Steps

EdNews Daily

The post Compensatory Services Strategies in Three Steps first appeared on EdNews Daily. By Jenny Barker The impact of school closures upon students may well be an issue for years to come.

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. ” The post 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators

Waterford

Then, we’ll provide a few strategies for improving your cultural competency and even a starter list of diverse books to include in your classroom library or curriculum. Picture books for early elementary students: Drawn Together by Minh Lê, illustrated by Dan Santat.

OPINION: Strategies to help schools navigate the COVID-19 cash crunch

The Hechinger Report

Yet there’s still a surprising lack of attention devoted to strategies for spending funds wisely and effectively. The post OPINION: Strategies to help schools navigate the COVID-19 cash crunch appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

As an international consultant, Sherry draws from her rich experience at various levels of public education–teaching elementary school, being an administrator in a high school of 1,300 students, working as a state consultant, and creating and facilitating virtual courses. Sherry is a contributing author to Effective Instructional Strategies Volume 2 published by the International Center for Leadership in Education. Sherry St.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

Early in my career, I taught elementary students in a computer lab and served as the Technology Teacher Leader (TTL) for the school. Explore the Edtech Marketplace Today blog series to hear other voices from the field share important perspectives on challenges and strategies around technology use for learning. The post Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology appeared first on Digital Promise.

Five Learning Strategies that Work

Digital Promise

It has been used with elementary, middle, high school, and college students, but results were mixed for all groups. Elaborative interrogation has been shown to work best with upper elementary, middle, and high school students. There is evidence that it can be used successfully with elementary, middle, and high school students, and in virtually any content area.

5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

We need more strategies than fist to five or thumbs up thumbs down. Teacher Mike Roberts give five strategies that can help us with formative assessment AND classroom management. 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Help with Classroom Management. But these are also strategies that help with classroom management. These are just good strategies to help get you kids engaged in what’s going on.