Teachers work tirelessly to keep students engaged from bell-to-bell. However, so many of the “fun” aspects aren’t as educational as teachers would like. Due to this, it can be tricky to find the perfect blend of fun yet educational when planning new units. Thankfully, when learning what are Boom ... Read More about What are Boom Cards?
Figurative language can be so hard to understand. When students are learning new words and phrases, they use context clues to develop the meaning. However, figurative language does not work this way. Whether drawing comparisons or exaggerations, students really have to spend time learning different ... Read More about Idiom Examples for Kids
Strategies to Celebrate Student Success Celebrating student success is important for many reasons. It provides motivation, boosts self-confidence, and encourages more of the effort and behavior you’d like to see. Celebrating student success also improves morale and engagement, and it makes for a ... Read More about End of Year Celebrations & Celebrating Success
“Mom, I know I can take care of a dog because I am responsible and hardworking. Please get me one!” This is a sentence that many parents will hear. If it is not about a dog, it may be about a cat, fish, the latest hoverboard, or a new outfit. Regardless of what it is, children spend a lot of time ... Read More about What is Persuasive Writing and More Helpful Tips!
Figurative language is a topic that students begin in elementary school and continue all the way through high school. Hence, it is so important for students to truly understand the content! Two of the most used types of figurative language include similes and metaphors. Since there is a small ... Read More about Simile and Metaphor Examples
Commas. Apostrophes. Quotation Marks. Oh my! These 3 punctuation points can be so stressful for students! There are so many rules to follow, which results in much confusion. Therefore, it can be overwhelming to figure out what punctuation mark to use. Hence, the Punctuation Task Cards Bundle ... Read More about What Punctuation Mark Do I Use?