Teaching Guides

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Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football is a trend that is reaching classrooms across the country as teachers search for lessons that go beyond traditional textbooks and worksheets to tap students’ interests. Empirical data show that classroom fantasy-sports programs help improve grades and test scores. In a 2009… View →

 
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Library Skills - Teaching Guide

Understanding how to explore and use all of the features a library has to offer are valuable skills. Teaching children at an early age how a library works can significantly impact future academic success. View →

 
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Simple Measurement

Knowing how to tell time on a digital and analog clock is an important elementary skill. Additionally, some minutes on the clock can be expressed in different ways (i.e., quarter after two and two fifteen). Giving children practice with both types of clocks is a good way to teach them… View →

 
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The Scientific Process of Investigation

Science is the study of the world using reason. The scientific investigation method is the way we apply reason and logic to gain knowledge. It is a tool and like most tools, it has both strengths and weaknesses. Since we live in a society dominated by science, it is important for us to… View →

 

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