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Getting Started with Studies Weekly

Getting Started with Studies Weekly So you’ve received your Studies Weekly blue box and you’re thinking, “Now what?” Starting a whole new curriculum can be intimidating at first, but there’s no need to fear! Getting started with Studies Weekly is easy. First things first, let’s open the boxes. Your boxes will contain the Students Editions,…

Bishop Elementary, California

4th Grade Class Collaborates with Studies Weekly on Curriculum

A California 4th grade class is making a difference for California’s social studies curriculum. Tiffany Vandehoven’s class at Bishop Elementary in California recently collaborated with members of the Studies Weekly curriculum team to strengthen and amplify the voices of California’s indigenous tribes in Studies Weekly Social Studies. Vandehoven reached out to Studies Weekly in March…

Studies Weekly Google Classroom Integration

Studies Weekly Integrates with Google Classroom

Studies Weekly Integrates with Google Classroom Using the Studies Weekly Online Google Integration With just a few clicks, you can assign articles, images or videos to the entire classroom. The Google Classroom integration works with our entire platform, making your job smoother. David Bagley, Studies Weekly vice president of sales, explained that many teachers across…

Teacher smiling while teaching students.

How to Keep Teachers Happy

Are your teachers happy? That is a tough question to answer lately. But part of an administrator’s job is looking after teacher well-being, and ensuring teachers are motivated and feel appreciated. These efforts don’t have to be big. Small efforts to improve teachers’ happiness and job satisfaction helps them be stronger where it counts —…