Some of my students are mostly nonverbal and can pretty much do the grade-level curriculum with some differentiation and modifications. These are the students who can read, but have difficulty showing what they know. They NEED visual answer choices and visuals all around in order to access the grade level curriculum. I knew these students could be successful in a general education classroom for short periods of time.
If you’ve seen math mysteries around and been interested, but are unsure how to implement them in your classroom, then this post is for you…
Teaching sight words, along with all of the other foundational reading skills, is crucial for new readers. Throughout my years as a kindergarten teacher, I have found some effective strategies for teaching sight words successfully.
Many educators may associate “fun” in the classroom with games and activities that are engaging but not necessarily rigorous or standards-aligned, and some may see a tradeoff between engagement and rigor. But is this tradeoff real?
This resource round-up is packed with elementary ELA resources for your students. We’re featuring Project-Based Learning Resources, Grammar and Convention Bundles, Back-to-School Activities, Literacy Centers, and more!