If your school does not qualify for Title I, does that mean it’s impossible to get grants? Not at all! You may have some students on free lunch, but not enough to qualify for Title I status. While many grants target underserved populations, you still can find grants and other funding to help pay for what your school needs, and what you want for your classroom.
This webinar encouraged educators to explore how art and literacy are intrinsically linked. Webinar presenter, Cheri Sterman, Crayola Director of Education, discussed the new National Art Standards and showed how closely they align with the Language Arts standards.
This edWeb.net Arts & Music in Early Learning webinar explored how and why the content and process of developmentally appropriate music activities can support young children’s language and literacy skill development.
How you begin a unit of inquiry can make or break participation, engagement and student motivation to learn. In this webinar for the LMC @ The Forefront community, author Leslie Maniotes shared 5 engaging ways to get you off to a great start for opening guided inquiry units.
“Your students’ work is being affected by their out-of-school video gaming! The average gamer plays 13 hours a week.” Don’t you wish your students were spending that much time reading and writing outside of your classroom? Well—in many cases they are!
Many students on the autism spectrum are also nonspeaking or have low verbal skills. Visual supports are often used as a tool to support students; however the use of the supports is often misunderstood and overused.
Opinions matter! Many students are eager to weigh in on issues that are important to them. By teaching them how to write sound arguments, we can help them persuade others of their point of view now and in the future.
The Inspiring Middle School Literacy lessons enhance the literacy skills of middle school students while engaging them in a topic, e.g., multiplying fractions, plate tectonics, immigration, civil rights, bullying.
As our nation’s demographics—and student population—change and technologies continue to revolutionize how teachers teach and how students learn, innovative schools are exploring ways to transform their curriculum and prepare students with 21st Century skills.