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Category: Preschool and Primary


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Addressing Elementary Achievement Gaps with EdTech

October 9, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

Can EdTech help address issues related to elementary achievement gaps in your classroom? Educational technology tools used strategically can alter how students interact with classroom resources. In elementary classrooms, the integration of digital resources can vary greatly. They might be […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Student-Driven Online Reading Program for Elementary Classrooms

September 23, 2019

Via: Class Tech Tips

How do you use technology to support readers in your school? If you are exploring reading tools for students, the team at Lexia has expanded its Core5 reading program. They made the announcement at ISTE in Philadelphia earlier this summer, […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Study: Latino children attending more racially isolated elementary schools

July 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The study comes as new data from the RAND Corp.’s American Educator Panels shows white principals and teachers are less likely than nonwhite educators to say their university pre-service training programs adequately prepared them to work with students of color […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study: Most children with ADHD lack school readiness skills

July 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While the study sample was small — only 93 children — the findings point to the need for better identification of children with ADHD so they can receive intervention, such as behavioral therapy, before they enter school, Loe suggests. “A […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

What does ‘whole child education’ really mean?

July 19, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Offering a whole child education is presented as an academic approach in some definitions and as an integration of health and well-being in a student’s life in others. Because educators tend to use jargon, it’s important for school leaders to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study: Well-behaved kindergartners earn more as adults

July 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many factors that contribute to a student’s likelihood of success — IQ, poverty, health, social and family issues — are beyond an educator’s control. However, teaching behavioral and social skills, increasing attention levels, improving self-control, and focusing on ways to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Former Georgia pre-K students score higher than peers at 3rd grade

July 12, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Few states have as much experience with public pre-K as Georgia. The first to create a universal state-funded program — not restricted to low-income families or children facing other risks — the state created a model that has inspired other […]


Educational Stages, News, Preschool and Primary

Hurricane-ravaged Florida district to receive $1.25M for mental health services

June 27, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A statement from the district said “we are sincerely grateful to every single person and agency who is playing a part in our recovery. Our needs, however, continue to outweigh the support we have and so we will continue to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Modern teachers might better be described as ‘learning engineers’

June 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Altering educators’ titles and changing the definition of what it is that teachers do reflects how teachers now engage with students in the classroom. Rather than lecturing, many teachers — especially in personalized learning environments — are now guiding students […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Preschool and Primary

Kids Count: No growth in pre-K enrollment, 8th-grade math proficiency

June 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The Kids Count Data Book, an ongoing project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has been a useful resource for educators and policymakers because it puts indicators of academic achievement in a broader context, covering topics of economic well-being, health, […]