5 Stations Your Elementary Classroom Has to Have

Reading, writing, and math are essential subjects that need to fit into a typical school day. But every elementary school teacher knows that these subjects can prove impossible to teach if students aren’t able to sit in their chairs and pay attention. A popular way to combat the high energy of the young child while providing opportunities to learn is the infamous “center time.”

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Reading Hideaway by Jonti-Craft

Anticipated by teachers and students alike (for different reasons!), center time is a great way to get your students moving and learning independently. If you’re looking to enhance your center time, take a look at this must-have stations.

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Engage Students in Meaningful Collaborative Learning with Smith System Furniture

Long gone are the days of “cemetery rows” in modern classrooms! The power and effectiveness of collaborative learning has been studied and documented for over fifty years. Far more than a passing fad, collaborative learning is an integral component of forward-progressing 21st-century learning.

 

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Silhouette Arc Desk by Smith System

Meaningful collaborative learning engages students, inspires critical thinking and increases growth and achievement in students of all ages.

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Three Ways to Spark Creativity Using Art Easels

Art easels are a staple of a well-rounded learning environment for early and late childhood. In addition to being quite fun for children, they also encourage children’s social interaction with educators and peers and their own creative self discovery. The simplicity of kid’s art easels allows for hundreds of different ways to foster children’s self expression. Here are a few ways to maximize your children’s own expression with classroom art easels.

Nature Art Assemblage with Kids by Art Bar Blog
Nature Art Assemblage with Kids by Art Bar Blog

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