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Studies Weekly Extended Support Package

Studies Weekly Extended Support Package School districts and teachers have a lot of responsibilities and problems to deal with. The 21st century and recent pandemic crisis have added another hurdle – technology. In addition to setting up their physical classrooms, teachers now must figure out complicated processes of setting up their digital classrooms, connecting the…

Ways to tell if a publisher can be trusted

10 Ways to Spot a Fly-By-Night Publisher

School district leaders have a lot on their shoulders. Their decisions affect so many members of a community – parents, faculty, teachers, and most importantly, children. Choosing a proper curriculum that will support your established vision and help carry out your mission is critical. You can’t afford to risk your students’ education with a ‘fly-by-night’…

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Tips for Teaching Elementary Summer School

Teaching summer school can be stressful. You have less flexibility and preparation time, and students are counting on you to help them master the standards before school starts. Here are eight tips to make your upcoming summer school successful for you and your students. Stop Calling It Summer School No child likes going to “school”…

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The Role of Free-Choice Learning in Science Education

School administrators constantly look for ways to increase student understanding of science, but many face roadblocks when trying the usual methods. Children perceive traditional methods as an obligation: “I have to” rather than “I want to.” Free-choice learning is an emerging approach to education aimed at understanding science through a lifelong curiosity lens. It offers…