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Foundational Learning

How Does the Daily 5 Look in Different Elementary Grades?

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McKenna Wierman

When it comes to developing students’ literacy skills, one of the most popular and successful frameworks used by educators is the

[Product Update] Reading Eggs is Receiving a Powerful Data Refresh!

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McKenna Wierman

Edmentum’s learn-to-read program, Reading Eggs, is making it even easier for you to monitor reading progress and proficiency by launching a brand-new data dashboard!

Kindergarten Readiness: How Parents Can Prepare Children for the Academic Basics with Novabods

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Lindsay Coles

For many parents of four- and five-year-olds, there comes a point in the year when preparing for kindergarten becomes top of mind.

Building Classroom Community and Citizenship on Constitution Day: Free Resources!

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McKenna Wierman

September 17, 1787, marks the date on which the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution.

10 Tips for Navigating IEP Meetings for the General Education Elementary Teacher

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McKenna Wierman

Individualized Education Program meetings, or IEP meetings, represent a key step in a larger, more complex process to address a child’s unique learning needs, and general education teachers are an essential part of the IEP team.

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!

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