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Category: Preschool and Primary


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Seattle’s voter-approved pre-K program receiving national attention

December 13, 2019

Via: Education Dive

By next year, the state of Washington aims to see 90% of entering kindergartners considered ready for school and eliminate disparities in young children’s performance based on race and family income. The city of Seattle and Seattle Public Schools are […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

What if every child could start school ready?

November 11, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Children begin learning the moment they’re born. That means it’s never too early to begin setting children up for future academic success. When we talk to them and read to them, we expose them to a more literature-rich environment that […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Relay Graduate School trains pre-K teachers, but awareness of its approach remains limited

October 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A receptionist, an attendance clerk and a family liaison are among the Alief Independent School District employees answering the call to become pre-K teachers through a Relay Graduate School of Education teacher residency. The Texas district, outside of Houston, passed […]


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

Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

October 17, 2019

Via: Education Week

Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an analysis that says […]


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 […]