All posts tagged elementary_school

Should we still teach kids to take notes by hand?

In a world where laptops, Chrome books and tablets are becoming more ubiquitous in classrooms and 1:1 programs are springing up at schools across the country, have you ever wondered […]

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Twelve Brain Rules for educators, part one

Of all the books I read in 2015, John Medina’s Brain Rules impacted the way I think about learning the most. Today we’re going to look at how our brains […]

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Four things to look for in your next school

Do you know where you’re sending your child to school next year? It’s decision time for parents in Newark, and soon it will be in Camden, too. We put together […]

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How You Can Set Your Students Up for Success This Summer

You’ve almost made it to the end of your school year. You’ve worked really hard with your students to master many new skills, taught them to think critically and celebrated […]

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Three Easy Steps to Teach Tracking the Speaker

This post is a companion piece to a video we published earlier this year. This video, along with others from our School Kit series, can be found here. School Kit […]