Category Archives: Elementary School

Extending Learning- Involving Parents

Involving parents in their children’s learning has been proven to yield higher learning achievements. Our students learn with greater enthusiasm, motivation and the make deeper connections to their lives. As…

Upgrading Traditional Reports to eBooks- Guest Post by Karin Hallett

The following is a wonderful description, step by step, how one librarian upgraded traditional “animal reports” with a first grade class (six year olds). from handing in paper reports  to …

Responsible Use Guidelines of School E-mails for Elementary Students

Writing appropriate emails is part of being a good digital citizen! Students (even digital natives) are not born with knowing the rules and responsibilities. Just as they need to learn…

Amplification of a Transportation Unit & a Survey

In a unit on Transportation, our Kindergarteners read a large picture book “On the Move!” by Donna Latham Students got so interested into learning about different ways people around the…

Connected From The Start: Global Learning in Primary Grades

Kathy Cassidy was so kind to extend a copy of her new book Connect from the Start: Global Learning in Primary Grades to me. Globally connected learning is a passion…