Teaching and Learning

Writing Prompts For Teachers, So They Can Teach Writing Better

You must do the writing you ask of your students. It’s nothing new, but did you know it’s the single most effective way to get kids writing? If you take the time to do the following five writing assignments, you’ll start to see why finishing this work has a big payoff for teaching it. Bonus points for keeping a notebook about any thoughts and feelings you have while creating these writing examples because you probably won’t remember when you get in front of your students!

Without further ado, here are writing prompts for teachers that you can try now so

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These 20 Dinosaur Activities and Crafts For Kids Are Totally Dino-mite

Dinosaurs are one of the first obsessions for many kids. Once they get started, they just can’t get enough! That’s why we know they’re going to love these dinosaur activities and games. They’re the perfect way to have fun and learn at the same time, in the classroom or at home. Pick a few to try sometime soon!

1. Dig into kinetic sand for dinos

Kinetic sand is so much fun to play with, and it goes perfectly with dinosaur activities. Bury some plastic dinos in the sand and let kids dig them out with small tools and brushes, just

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These 20 Dinosaur Activities and Crafts For Kids Are Totally Dino-mite

Dinosaurs are one of the first obsessions for many kids. Once they get started, they just can’t get enough! That’s why we know they’re going to love these dinosaur activities and games. They’re the perfect way to have fun and learn at the same time, in the classroom or at home. Pick a few to try sometime soon!

1. Dig into kinetic sand for dinos

Kinetic sand is so much fun to play with, and it goes perfectly with dinosaur activities. Bury some plastic dinos in the sand and let kids dig them out with small tools and brushes, just

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Which Parent Communication App is Better?

In these times, maintaining strong lines of communication with parents and students is more important than ever. There are many great reasons for using an app for parent communication. Apps allow you to get your messages out quickly and easily, maintain your privacy, and connect with parents (and even students) the way they want to be reached. There are also A LOT of communication apps out there. Below, we look at two of the most popular, Bloomz vs. Remind, to see how they stack up.

What Teachers Are Saying About Remind

 

We’ve heard from a number of teachers who say

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