8 Social Studies Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is the seventh post is a series of posts covering educational iPad apps to use with elementary students. We are trying to build a repository of good apps elementary students and teachers can.read more

Creating iChampions in Texas Elementary Schools

Digital Promise

When the bell rings, students rotate to a Reading and Social Studies class where another set of stages await them. To learn more about Hook Elementary, visit Hook Elementary’s website. The post Creating iChampions in Texas Elementary Schools appeared first on Digital Promise.

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Project Based Learning at the Elementary Level: Nine Inspiring Examples

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

Study reveals elementary math gains

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Study of grades 3-5 students showed improved math achievement with personalized learning approach. Results of the study determined that DreamBox usage was significantly associated with increased student achievement when controlling for students’ baseline test scores.

Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

In partnership with the Center for Global Education at Asia Society , the League of Innovative Schools has launched innovation study tours –– a learning opportunity focused on deeper learning and equity.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE]

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. The post 5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE] appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you. Quizlet Quizlet states it best, "We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free."

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3 Meaningful Ways to Boost Your Word Study

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Teachers can jump-start word study at any point in the year. Articles Vocabulary curiosity Immersion Week middle grades Pam Koutrakos study cycles teacher word use upper elementary word study

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

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Many people fear that computer usage in the early elementary years consists of just “playing games” and want to limit the “screen time.” Google Drive organization can be its own unit of study. Technology in Elementary Classrooms. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

Studying While Financially Stressed During COVID-19

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How does that financial stress impact students’ studies, and what should educators know about these financial realities? This week’s podcast sponsor is Emporia State University’s online Elementary Education program: designed for career changers interested in becoming elementary teachers.

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Will new standards improve elementary science education?

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Science could be considered the perfect elementary school subject. It’s one of three elementary school science curriculums Callahan is helping to pilot now that her district decided to re-commit to elementary science education.

12 Great Social Studies Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 22, 2017 This is the seventh post is a series of posts covering educational iPad apps to use with elementary students. We are trying to build a repository of good apps elementary students and.read more. iPad apps for elementary students

Some Good Educational iPad Social Studies Apps for Elementary Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 25, 2017 To those of you asking about social studies apps to use with elementary students, the visual below has you covered. These apps, curated from iTunes App Collections, cover the.read more. Repost

Labeling kids with mild disabilities can backfire, study finds

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Those parents should consider the results of a new study finding that children who are mildly symptomatic for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often end up worse off in school if diagnosed with the condition.

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Arts-based Teaching in Elementary Schools

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With efforts like Rhode Island School of Design’s championing of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, the arts remain at the forefront of dialogue about best practices in elementary education). Arts-based Teaching Models in Elementary Schools. By Kathleen J.

Why Elementary Schools Should Teach Kids to Play Poker

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This is known as the marshmallow study because oftentimes the reward was a marshmallow, but it could also be other things. So this ended up being one of the longest longitudinal studies in psychology.

Elementary School Kids Getting Too Much Homework, Study Shows

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A study published in the American Journal of Family Therapy has shown that students in the earlier years of elementary school are getting more homework than education leaders suggest they receive – and sometimes as many as three times the recommended amount.

Figuring out flexibility in an elementary classroom

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” In retrospect, 5th-grade teacher Diane Johnson laments the lack of diversity of students’ experiences in her first blended-learning classroom at Orr Elementary School. Diane Johnson’s story accompanies four other educators’ blended learning journeys in our latest case study, “Blended (r)evolution: How 5 teachers are modifying the Station Rotation to fit students’ needs.” “Everyone was doing the same thing.”

How to Use Robots in Elementary Classrooms – From Courtney Pepe

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My elementary faculty impressed me with their ability to use these 21st-century robots in a variety of subject areas including language arts and humanities. Example #2 – Using BeeBots in an Elementary Language Arts Lesson.

5 Classroom Design Themes for Elementary Make-Overs!

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From "White-Room" to Classroom - Enter the G i v e - A w a y at the Bottom of this Post - Prior to entering the profession of teaching, I studied Interior Design at Michigan State University for a bit more than three years.

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

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One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. Quizlet (free) works on multiple platforms https://quizlet.com/ Makes simple learning tools that lets the student study anything.

Educational iPad Apps for Social Studies Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

To those of you asking about social studies apps to use with elementary students, the visual below has you covered. These apps, curated from iTunes App Collections, cover the following themes: read more

Whole Wide World: a free Social Studies App for 5-8 year olds Launched Last Night!

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Learning content : Whole Wide World features a range of themed content around Geography, Social Studies, History, and Culture introduced through exciting action, logic, puzzle, and matching games. I love sharing Fingerprint Apps because my almost 4 year old and 7 year old totally dig them!

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5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students

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I like this as a starting place for late elementary because there is so much I can do with it. Root's functionality for late elementary starts with the app. Code.org This seems like a no-brainer, but Code.org is a great place to start with late elementary coding because it's free.

Cheaper human tutors can be highly effective, studies show

The Hechinger Report

Robert Slavin, director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University, recently set out to find the most effective programs to teach elementary and middle school students. But it was based on very few studies.

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10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

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She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Morningside College and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of South Dakota. She is also a former teacher and principal, leading one of the first elementary STEM schools in the state of Iowa.

When 7 Family Members Continue Their Studies While Sheltered In Place

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With schools and colleges across the country shut down for COVID-19, one Massachusetts family finds their house bursting with learners trying to keep their studies going. “I Her instinct to study the situation makes sense, since she is an educator herself.

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Elementary school teachers struggle with Common Core math standards

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2, 2014 photo, teacher Joy Burke surprises her students with homemade cookies as they leave their fifth grade class at John Hay Elementary school in Seattle. Cookies and math tend to go together in an elementary school classroom. In this Thursday, Oct.

Study: Blended Learning Literacy Tool Boosts Reading Achievement

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Findings from a new study suggest that Raz-Plus® is an effective supplemental resource to improve elementary students’ reading achievement and interest

Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

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This post includes a handful of Adobe Spark activities for elementary students! On each slide of Spark Video students can add an image related to an animal they are studying. Creation in the classroom is essential at every age.

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Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning

The Hechinger Report

Two studies on elementary schools published in June 2018 point to the importance giving teachers and students plenty of time to form relationships. And a May 2018 study found that when teachers are antagonistic, college students learn less.

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A study of Latino students reveals two sides of the segregation debate

The Hechinger Report

The immediate coverage of an important July 2019 study on Latino children in America emphasized how they are increasingly “segregated” from white children at school. This map depicts districts where Latino children are attending schools across the country.

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Study Examines Effective Ways to Help Low-Income Students Make Reading Gains

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To identify the instruction most effective at advancing literacy skills for students from low socioeconomic (SES) backgrounds, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® (NYSE: RST) company, conducted a three-year longitudinal study with students in early elementary grades

Grant helps elementary schools boost engineering enthusiasm

eSchool News

For the start of the 2016-17 school year, 11 elementary classroom teachers and two teacher technology librarians across the district’s five elementary schools have volunteered to participate in this pilot year of using the program Engineering is Elementary (EiE).

How social studies can help young kids make sense of the world

The Hechinger Report

Experts say that requires regular and high-quality social studies lessons, starting in kindergarten, to teach kids to be critical thinkers and communicators who know how to take meaningful action. Border Crossers trainers Ben Howort and Ana Duque are both former elementary school teachers.

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