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Children’s St Patrick’s Day Activities

In a stroke of luck, March ushers in the season in your classroom dedicated entirely to rainbows, gold, and scheming leprechauns. If you’re an elementary school teacher, you know that incorporating these fun and festive holidays into your classroom allows you to teach lessons

34 Exciting Creative Writing Topics for Grade 5

Creative Writing Topics for Grade 5 Students There’s no doubt about it—journaling is one of the most effective ways to inspire creativity and encourage an interest in writing in young students.  For a student who is full of imagination and eager to express his

Creative Writing Practice: 5 Tips for Teachers

Five Ways to Work More Creative Writing Practice Into Your Students’ Days Preparing to teach a creative writing class?  Before you dive right in and start doling out journal prompts and story-starters, it’s essential to make sure you’re truly ready to begin teaching your

Good Study Habits for Kids

How to Teach Kids Good Study Habits— Homework is a fact of life. If you have school-age children, you’ve probably found yourself doing math problems or helping with English essays. But parenting does not necessarily mean that you’re stuck doing homework again. Although it

Writing for School Success

Children are beautiful and enduring because they have a unique ability to live their life in the “here and now”. A child can start dancing in the middle of the living room for no apparent reason and laugh at the silliest of things. Children