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Foundational Learning

Implementing New Technology in the Elementary Classroom

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McKenna Wierman

With a bit of preparation, a little patience, and some power strips, you can help your students get comfortable with using devices and online programs in your elementary classroom.

7 Essential Elements Every Elementary Classroom Needs

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McKenna Wierman

Before you head back to school to unpack your boxes and gear up for the new school year, consider these seven key elements that every dynamic 21st century elementary classroom needs to have to be successful.

In Defense of Playtime: 5 Ways Play Helps Your Child Learn

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Sarah Cornelius

With tests, standards, and curriculum, learning at school is often a very structured process. But, independent, unstructured playtime can be just as valuable as a learning experience for kids. Here's five ways play supports learning.

[Feature Focus] EducationCity Standards Map

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Madison Michell

We designed the EducationCity Standards Map feature with teacher usability in mind, to help you access the program's thousands of high-quality, standards-aligned instructional resources in just a few clicks.

[Feature Focus] EducationCity Learn Screens

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Madison Michell

As an educator, do weekends during the school year start to look a little like this

[Elementary Learning] Our Favorite Videos from EducationCity and Reading Eggs

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Sarah Cornelius

Check out five of our favorite catchy tunes from Reading Eggs and EducationCity to make foundational practice fun for your elementary students!

[Foundational Literacy] 3 Questions About Sight Words Answered

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McKenna Wierman

Being familiar with different sight words is critical to every young student's literacy journey.

By the Numbers: The Landscape of Elementary Education

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Sarah Cornelius

Elementary education is about much more than the basic “3 R’s” of reading, writing, and arithmetic. We’re digging into three important questions related to the elementary landscape today by taking a close look at what the latest facts and statistics say.

[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!

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