5 Resources for Teaching Place Value in Upper Elementary

Teaching place value in upper elementary has never been easier with these 5 resources. I’ve got 1,000,000 reasons to teach place value, so I want…

Back to School: 5 Creative Ways to Build Community

During back to school time, there is always so much to do, but so little time to do it, and often some of the most…

No Fuss Reading Logs for Upper Elementary

Use these No Fuss Reading Logs to help your students create an enjoyable, daily habit of reading at home. One of the most memorable moments…

Teaching the 6 Qualities of a Good Learner

Teaching students the qualities of a good learner may be the thing that changes your students forever! One of the biggest mistakes we can make…

Ideas for Teaching Theme that Grow with your Students

If you are looking for ideas for teaching theme in upper elementary, consider these strategies that grow with your students.  “But what does it mean?”…

Measurement Activities for the Active Classroom

Teaching measurement is  a staple of elementary education. If students want to be able to build, bake, or sew, they will need to know how…

Creative Measurement Activities for Upper Elementary

Update your measurement unit with these NEW measurement activities! Teaching measurement seems so easy to the outside observer, but many people forget how many elements…

3 New Strategies for Implementing Digital Jigsaw Puzzles in Upper Elementary

Extra, Extra read all about it! Today we are providing…well EXTRA! We’ve had so many people downloading and reviewing our Digital Jigsaws that we wanted…

Helping All Students Gain Success with Brainteaser Puzzles

It’s Monday morning. Most of your students are at their desks, pencil in hand, happily working through their Puzzle of the Day challenge. Some students…

Teaching Perseverance to Students

Have you noticed that kids give up too easily these days? Yeah, me too. It seems like teaching perseverance should now be a part of…