Tag: elementary school


What Can Be Done About School Shootings?

May 25, 2022

Via: Education Next

The news that a gunman killed 19 students and 2 teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas is bringing new attention to the question of school safety. A presciently scheduled May 13 session of a virtual conference on school […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How our school is reimagining math education

May 4, 2022

Via: eSchool News

At Scott Elementary School, our approach to education is defined as GAIN (Growth in Academics through Innovation and Neuroeducation), which includes multiple initiatives to ensure each student reaches their maximum potential. Our focus is to inspire a love for learning […]

Education Tech

5 reasons we greatly value our online literacy platform

December 8, 2021

Via: eSchool News

With 640 students in grades K-4, our Mississippi elementary school serves a diverse population. In 2020, we were at a point with the third-grade reading test where we weren’t as prepared as we should have been. We knew we had […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

4 SEL success tips for elementary schools

October 5, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Five years ago, we had about 900 students in our K-5 elementary school, with roughly 40 percent of them either eligible for free or reduced lunch. Being in a geographic area that’s challenged by generational poverty and other socioeconomic issues, […]

Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Informal learning, Secondary Education

5 great things the pandemic revealed about schools

May 12, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The light at the end of the tunnel shines a little brighter every day, and it makes it easier to reflect on a handful of hard-won positives to emerge from the pandemic. These may not be universal truths, but some […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 character development strategies for a dual immersion classroom

February 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

It’s important for teachers to find ways to teach social-emotional learning and character development to help their students build the skills necessary to process the events of 2020 and to persevere and succeed in (for many students) a distance learning […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Head Start forges new partnerships to support children’s transition into kindergarten

January 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Transition into school is harder for new kindergartners — and their parents — when the family has never visited the new school, when they haven’t met the new teachers or other staff members, and when they are unfamiliar with the […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Selective enrollment school in Chicago offers classical education model

September 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The new Bronzeville Classical School seems poised to be successful with its classical education model, a model that has seen success before, as well as the money spent on upgrading the school to compete with private and charter schools in […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

This digital tool helps engage K-5 students

March 20, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Hobsons, a college and career readiness, admissions, and student success company, is launching a digital tool designed to help students in grades K-5 explore the connection between their interests, learning, and life ambitions. The program is built to complement Hobsons’ […]


OverDrive launches QuickStart eBooks for elementary schools

May 6, 2016

Via: eSchool News

OverDrive, an eBook and audiobook platform for schools, wants all kids to become great readers. To promote reading, encourage digital learning and support literacy goals, OverDrive is partnering with award-winning publishers like Dawn Publications, Lerner Publishing Group, Britannica Digital Learning […]