ESEA: Where We've Been and Where We're Going – EdCentral
EdCentralESEA: Where We've Been and Where We're GoingEdCentralSenator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)—Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee which first drafted and considered ECAA—began his remarks yesterday with a sort of federal education history lesson, which seems a good place …and more »
Select group receives top undergraduate honor for 2015 – WMU News
Select group receives top undergraduate honor for 2015WMU NewsJenna K. Johnson is the Presidential Scholar in World Languages and Literatures. Johnson is a graduate of Cedar … Director there since 2014. Johnson also is an active member of the worldwide Emmaus community and is leading the music for the June 2015 …and more »
Preschool Bulletin Boards
Preschool bulletin boards are a great teaching tool as well as decoration for the classroom. They can be used to teach the children about holidays, seasons, a particular subject, shapes, colors, or just for fun. An interactive bulletin board is especially effective as it can be used for weeks on end to get across a particular objective.
For example, if you are learning about different animals, try making a bulletin board that is sectioned off into several different habitats.
Sunday School Activities – Thanksgiving Craft for Elementary Classes
With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, it is important to teach the children in Sunday school what it means to be thankful. This time of year is a good reminder to be thankful for God and give thanks for all He does for us. Using Psalm 107:1 and this Thanksgiving flower activity, the children can go home for the holiday and share the spirit of thanks.
Controversial Common Core: Costs, Implementation, Assessments, and Opt-Outs
Touted as the cure-all for what's been labelled our ailing education system, 46 states and the District of Columbia initially adopted the Common Core Standards back in 2010 and 2011. Only Alaska, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia never took the federal government's bait.
What are they exactly? Explains their site, "The Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA).
How to Make Kindergarten Learning Fun and Creative
Kindergarten learning is the period of life where they learning to develop their motor skills, cognitive thinking, social skills, creativity and it is very important to ensure that they are having fun and enjoying themselves.
During this period, they love to play and creating games which are fun are most effective for learning.
Beat Brain Drain, Create Jobs, and Keep America Leading in GDP
Since the recession of 2008, there has been a new global war taking form. If you were to query the billions that live on our planet what is the #1 thing they all want from their government leaders, the answer would be an economy that provided good jobs. Everyone in the world wants a good job.
Homeschool Kindergarten Curriculum – Do I Need One?
Typically, when people think of home schooling a young child, they think that the parent would need a homeschool Kindergarten curriculum to be able to do an effective job. Only the parent can decide whether they need a curriculum or not, but it's best to always keep the needs of the child and not the parent as the most important factor in their decision.
Teaching Cinematic And Theatrical Technique In The ELA Classroom
Shot framing, camera angle, camera movement, music, sound effects, lighting, color palette, costumes, sets and editing are elements of the theatrical and cinematic arts. They help tell the story of a movie and achieve the emotional impacts sought by filmmakers. The vast majority of students in any classroom will watch many more movies, video games, or television shows than they will read books.
Sensory Table Ideas For Preschoolers
Sensory tables can be found in virtually every preschool. These tables are comprised of either a large, commercial table or a shallow, plastic tub that is then filled with various items perfect for sifting, digging, sorting, squishing, and more. Following are numerous sensory table ideas that you can instill in your own classroom.
Ideas for Sensory Tables that Use Water.