The art room may be the most underappreciated space in a school. From developing fine motor skills to empowering self-expression to discover principles of math and science, art is essential to a child’s education. So you want your art room to have the best furnishings you can find.Continue reading
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.”
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.
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.
Meaningful collaborative learning engages students, inspires critical thinking and increases growth and achievement in students of all ages.
A classroom rug can be a fun and functional educational tool. It not only adds color to your classroom, but it can also be used to enhance the overall learning experience. So, here are some ways that your preschool rugs can become a dynamic tool in your classroom.