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Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Education World celebrates America's struggle for independence with 13 patriotic activities, one for each of the original colonies.
Automation will likely affect schools, too, but we don’t know yet how much.
Learning more about the brain could help teachers in the classroom.
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.9- Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil)...
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) calls for revisions to the way we do standardized testing, though it is uncertain how it will be interpreted and...
Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude...
School Uniforms: Panacea or Band-Aid?
Teachers Say Word Walls Work!
Explore 10 lessons for teaching about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Need ideas for occupying students during the last 10 minutes of a busy day? These ten games are great for end-of-the-day fun.
Icebreakers Volume 5: Getting To Know You Activities is chock-full of great new ideas for the start of the new school year.
Use Every-Day Edits to build language skills, test scores, and cultural literacy with students in grades 4 and above. Every-Day Edit: Wimbledon
Every-Day Edits: Miranda Rights
The end of a school year and the beginning of another are exciting times in schools and classrooms, but increasingly researchers are finding they are...
“The middle grades were the last best chance that we have to get youngsters on the right path toward academic and career success,” writes Sandy...