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Category: Preschool and Primary


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Building student resilience yields positive mental health behaviors

September 8, 2021

Via: eSchool News

There is an oft-cited parable in children’s mental health about two individuals fishing on the banks of a river. In the midst of their outing, they notice a child in the middle of the river, struggling to stay afloat and […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Can Colleges Help Early Childhood Teachers Go Back to School?

June 22, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

The clock is ticking in Washington, D.C. By the end of 2023, workers who teach the littlest learners in the nation’s capital will be required to have advanced credentials in early childhood education. For some teachers, this feels like pressure. […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Florida Department of Education Approves Lexia Learning for ELA Intervention Courses

June 9, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Lexia Learning, a Cambium Learning Group company, announced today that Florida’s Commissioner of Education has approved Lexia Core5 Reading (Core5) as curriculum in elementary intervention courses. Lexia PowerUp Literacy (PowerUp) has also been approved for intervention courses in grades six […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

How to help children develop executive functioning skills

June 7, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Math. Social studies. Science. There’s no shortage of important topics the U.S. education system imparts on our youth. And yet, there is a set of skills that’s not given enough attention in the classroom: Executive functioning. Executive functioning is the […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

5 essentials for an active learning classroom

June 3, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Identified by EDUCAUSE as a top strategic technology, active learning classrooms (ALCs) go beyond just outfitting learning spaces with technology. These engaging, dynamic spaces provide new pedagogical opportunities, support active learning, and help students develop relevant skills. In 2020, the […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Digital tools prove critical for early learners during COVID

April 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

For early learners, nothing beats in-class learning. Having a teacher in close proximity to assess the needs of their students is critical for growth. 2020 threw a wrench in that format, forcing students and teachers to communicate digitally. While the […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Do school-based interventions help improve reading and math in at-risk children?

April 7, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

School-based interventions that target students with, or at risk of, academic difficulties in kindergarten to grade 6 have positive effects on reading and mathematics, according to an article published in Campbell Systematic Reviews. The review analyzed evidence from 205 studies, […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Can You Provide a Quality Preschool Education Over Zoom?

January 19, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Before the pandemic snarled daily routines around the world, Aria Jones’ 3- and 4-year-old students had a reliable schedule down pat in their Washington, D.C., preschool. They’d have breakfast at 8 a.m., come together for a morning meeting and then […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

With the Pandemic Shining New Light on Early Childhood Educators, Proponents Look to ‘Radical’ Changes

January 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Along with Dolly Parton, good weather, well-stocked toilet paper aisles and the “stop video” function on Zoom, the pandemic has brought a newfound appreciation—reverence, even—for early childhood educators. Families, fellow educators and the general public have begun to see just […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Distanced Play. No Hugs. How Everyday Child Care Routines Are Changing.

December 21, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

“Circle time” conjures an image of children sitting close together, cross-legged, on a brightly colored rug as a teacher guides them through the day’s routines and lessons. The kids might be asked to describe what the weather is like, verbalize […]