Teacher working with Studies Weekly

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,…

End of year celebration ideas for elementary students

End of Year Celebration Ideas for Elementary Teachers

After the hectic testing windows have passed, the end of the school year can be a wonderful time to celebrate camaraderie, hard work, and accomplishments. Celebrating during your final days together will leave students with stronger feelings of self-esteem, self-worth, connections, and happiness. Activities that bring everyone together to share memories and have some fun…

Students Painting in class

Using Art Therapy for Autistic Students

Through the creativity that comes with art therapy, students with autism spectrum disorder can use their imagination to improve skills, work through feelings, reduce stress, improve well-being, and express themselves to the world. According to the Monarch Center for Autism, art “provides opportunities for positive experiences that can translate into enhanced classroom performance and increased…

Teacher tip: teach summer school outside.

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”…