Foundational Learning

[EducationCity Feature Focus] Dive into NEW Content

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Madison Michell

Edmentum’s pre-K through 6th grade teaching and learning program, EducationCity, is continuously updated with new and im

[Parent Tips] 5 Skill Sets to Focus on for Kindergarten Readiness

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Lisa Bliss

Too many students are arriving to school unprepared for the academic and social experience of kindergarten. What can parents do to make sure that their child enters the classroom primed for learning? Here’s a list of five teacher-approved areas that parents can focus on to make sure that their preschooler is kindergarten-ready.

[Foundational Literacy] A Summer Reading Take-Home Kit for Your Elementary Students

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Sarah Cornelius

We’ve compiled several of our favorite reading and literacy activities from Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress to share with your pre-K through 6th grade students and encourage them to keep reading at home over the summer!

Kindergarten Readiness: Preparing Students for Foundational Learning

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Madison Michell

While some children will enter kindergarten already able to write their names and identify letters of the alphabet, others will just be learning how to sit nicely in a chair or cooperate with other students of the same age. We've put together several criteria to consider as you assess your incoming kindergarteners for academic readiness.

Reenergizing the Daily 5 in Your Classroom

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Madison Michell

As we step into April (can you believe it’s here already?), it’s officially safe to start your countdown to the end of the school year!

By the Numbers: Why Early Literacy Matters

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Sarah Cornelius

We love having the opportunity to celebrate reading and focus on the importance of literacy every March in recognition of National Reading Month. This year, we celebrated Dr.

[Foundational Literacy] Building Your Elementary Classroom Library

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McKenna Wierman

The best way to develop literacy skills in young readers is to simply get them reading. Building your own classroom library is a great way to encourage kids to look for books that interest them, explore new topics, and become proficient, independent readers.

[Foundational Literacy Skills] Why Reading By the Third Grade Really Matters

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McKenna Wierman

Reflecting back on our own formative years, we don’t normally think about the third grade as a milestone in life.

Building Lifelong Learners: 5 Ideas to Encourage Your Child’s Sense of Curiosity

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Elaine Ho

A sense of curiosity makes learning a more rewarding experience - make it a priority to cultivate that curiosity in your child with these five tips for parents!

Celebrate National Reading Month with FREE Downloadable Resources!

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Madison Michell

We've pulled a few of our favorite activities from Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress, including reading passages, posters, activities, and worksheets, to help you celebrate Reading Month in your classroom!

Avoid Another #PinterestFail with These No-Fuss Classroom Anchor Chart Tips

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Madison Michell

We all know THAT teacher. The one who’s handwriting looks like a font and never slants off the page.

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