Learn to engage young citizens in STEAM, and how to remain relevant, by making learning authentic and fully immersed in the backdrop of the global context.
Gather your students for a webinar from TIME For Kids this April. It will help you prepare your students for Earth Day 2016.
Why is informational text so important and where can teachers find the best resources? In this TIME For Kids webinar, Jaime Joyce and Laura Blackburn answered these questions and shared tips and strategies for integrating informational text across the curriculum and throughout the school day. In addition, they provided graphic organizers and activities to support instruction.
Back by popular demand—TIME For Kids travels to Antarctica! In this special webinar, science teacher and National Science Foundation penguin researcher Jean Pennycook broadcasted from the icy continent of Antarctica, where she reported on her research and experience in the field.
How many young people do you know who have run a lemonade stand, or taken part in charitable events like Penny Harvest? Despite kids’ natural interest in money, few states require schools to teach financial literacy, and fewer than 20% of teachers say they feel competent teaching courses in it, according to the Council for Economic Education. In this TIME For Kids webinar, we focused on fun, engaging, and effective ways to bring financial literacy to the classroom.
The Common Core State Standards place an increased emphasis on the reading of informational text. Specifically, the Standards for grades K-5 call for a 50-50 balance of literary and informational text, following the lead of the National Assessment of Educational Progress. This emphasis on nonfiction increases in the upper grades.