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.
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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.
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!
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.