Activities that foster gratefulness have benefits for students beyond enhancing their social and emotional skills.
One teacher offers a guide to help students compare the freedoms lost in dystopian novels with the freedoms secured by the Bill of Rights.
Though it's sometimes seen as old-fashioned, dictation can be useful in teaching early elementary students to spell.
There's no need for funding or special training to bring these approaches and strategies into your classroom right away.
A third-grade teacher shares a simple step-by-step guide for close reading instruction.