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Benefits of Scavenger Hunts for Developing Observation Skills

Enhancing Observation Skills Scavenger hunts are powerful tools to foster observation skills. These activities cultivate a keen eye for detail, nurturing a heightened sense of awareness and attention. During scavenger hunts, students must carefully scrutinize their surroundings, as they are on a quest to locate specific items. This process not only encourages them to look but to truly...

December 3rd, 2023|0 Comments

Importance of Teaching Emotions to Kids

Social-Emotional Learning Emphasizing academic skills alone isn't enough. Social-emotional learning is paramount for helping to mold well-rounded individuals. This blog post is created for teachers to assist their students in comprehending and managing their emotions adeptly. Incorporating these steps in your teaching methods will not only teach feelings and emotions effectively but also foster a nurturing learning environment. So, let's delve into the world of...

November 26th, 2023|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Roundup: A Feast of Ideas and Inspiration

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time to immerse yourself in the spirit of gratitude, family, and celebration. To make your Thanksgiving preparations even more special, we've put together a roundup of some of our favorite blog posts. Whether you're a teacher looking to bring Thanksgiving into your classroom, a parent searching for Thanksgiving books, or simply someone seeking fun and...

November 19th, 2023|0 Comments

Tips for Teaching Walking in a Line

In the bustling, LOUD corridors of schools there exists a fundamental lesson—an introduction to the art of being considerate. It's a lesson that extends beyond the confines of school walls, teaching young minds the essence of caring for others and respecting shared spaces. This blog post will help you to uncover the significance of effective lining up and walking in line which is one of...

November 12th, 2023|0 Comments

Emergent Readers Reliance on Finger-Pointing

Reading is a fundamental skill that children begin to learn at a very young age. I hope this blog post helps, you, educators and parents alike, in the wonderful journey of nurturing young readers. Together, we'll navigate the path from the early days of finger-pointing to the magical world of reading in phrases—a pivotal shift that forms the very bedrock for a lifetime filled with...

November 5th, 2023|0 Comments

Slowing Down to Go Faster: Teaching Mindful Creativity to K-12 Students

"Slowing down to go faster" is a concept that may initially sound perplexing, especially when we consider teaching it to our young learners. However, this paradoxical idea holds significant value in nurturing the 21st century skills of K-12 students. This article will explore the importance of teaching students to embrace a mindful approach to problem-solving and creativity. The Paradox for Young Minds To introduce this...

October 29th, 2023|0 Comments

The Power of Dance in Kindergarten Classrooms

A Research Perspective Discover how movement shapes minds and why you should introduce dance into your teaching arsenal. Introducing dance and movement to the elementary school environment isn't just an exercise in fun—it's backed by a wealth of research that underscores its vital importance in childhood development. Why Dance? A Deep Dive into Research Fosters Creativity and Cognitive Development The importance of kinesthetic movement in...

October 25th, 2023|0 Comments
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