Students love routine. Use that fact to your advantage by offering "Every-Day" Activities in one or more of your curriculum areas. These daily activities offer reinforcement and practice, ensure retention, and improve end-of-year test results.
Learn More About "Every-Day" Activities
Education World has published several articles about using daily activities in your classroom. You can learn more by reading the following articles:
"Every-Day" Activities Across the Curriculum
Every-day reinforcement of basic skills can go a long way toward ensuring that kids learn and retain the skills you teach. Included: Daily language activities, history activities, and other activities.
25 Ideas for Using Education World's Monthly Calendar
Each month, Education World provides a monthly calendar that teachers can use to help students practice essential skills. Daily practice will keep students' skills from getting rusty. Included: Twenty-five ideas for using the monthly calendars.
A Quotation a Day: Just What the Language Doctor Ordered
Many teachers have discovered the power of famous quotations. Such quotations can be used to develop students' writing and critical thinking skills. Included: "Why use quotations?" plus a quotation a day for 180 days of school.
Journal Writing Every Day: Teachers Say It Really Works
One of the best things about daily journal writing is that it can take so many forms. We talked with teachers who use daily journal writing in their classrooms. Included: Writing motivators that work from teachers who use them.
Month of Fun
Check our monthly calendars. Each day of the month we link to a related puzzle, game, cool Web site, or another activity that will interest students. The Month of Fun calendars are a treasure trove of fun and learning.