Stories, Songs, and Show What You Know: Elementary Math Review Techniques

Contributor: Sherri King | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Sherri King demonstrates review techniques as she reviews multiplication tables and temperature scales with her third grade class. As you watch, consider the procedures she has established to allow ... Read More

Reading Café Notes

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Teaching Material

This simple printable page provides space for students to note their book choices for Reading Café, as well as someone they would like to serve at that event.Download this document now or read it... Read More

A Math Teaching Aid: How to String Counting Beads

Contributor: Lucinda J Miller | File type : Blog Post

As a former elementary grade teacher, at the end of a school year, I would often send summer math drills home with my first graders, along with a recommendation to do lots of reading over vacation t... Read More

Activities That Create Sustainable Motivation

Contributor: Erikson Lehman | Length : 6 | File type : Video

How do you keep your students motivated to learn? Erikson cautions against relying too much on external rewards systems or opportunities for silliness. Instead, he recommends activities that teach lif... Read More

Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims Reading Guide

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

Betty's guide to Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Robert Bulla gives helpful background information for the teacher, and offers ideas for guiding a second-grade class through the book. Student... Read More

Helen Keller Reading Guide

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

Betty Yoder's reading guide for Helen Keller by Margaret Davidson includes goals, objectives, instructions, and project ideas for use with second-grade class. Betty also includes helpful vocab definit... Read More

Responding to the Challenge: Teaching Lower Elementary

Contributor: Yvonne King | Length : 6 | File type : Video

The delights of young children--their energy and freshness--can also pose challenges in the classroom! Yvonne shares the delight she has experienced in teaching lower elementary, and offers ideas fo... Read More

Ideas on Teaching Grammar

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Packed with tools, this document offers practical ideas for improving students' comprehension of grammar. Includes a section of ideas from Lynell Nolt. Note that the final list in the document lost it... Read More

Improving Word Usage (Jonas Sauder)

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 66 | File type : Audio

Jonas begins with meditations on the power of words to bring life and make commitments. Words are not merely arbitrary labels, Jonas reminds us: "By our words we will justified [or] condemned." Jonas ... Read More

Improving Word Usage (Nathan Yoder)

Contributor: Nathan Yoder | Length : 65 | File type : Audio

Words, Nathan reminds us, are a God-given gift. He leads participants in considering the way words enable thought, and in activities to enrich vocabulary in school. Courtesy Christian Light Education ... Read More