KISS – Classroom Management for Kindergarten Teachers

Keep it Simple Strategies (KISS) – Classroom Management for Kindergarten teachers. We’re launching a new series of articles showcasing great ideas for classroom management. We’ll start with Kindergarten, then move through the grades, with helpful additions along the way. Please … Read More


How to Talk to Children About Their Art

I’ll never forget the time I overheard a teacher say to their student, “You’re using too much green. Why don’t you use another color?” I didn’t say anything at the time, but I kept thinking to myself “Too much green? … Read More


KISS – First Day Tips for Kindergarten Teachers

Keep It Simple Strategies (KISS)  Our keep it simple strategies articles showcase great ideas for classroom management. Sometimes I’ve thought that if it weren’t for the ideas of teachers who went before me, I’d go mad. It’s the little things … Read More


Three Successful After School Program Grants

You’ve been working hard all summer long with the curriculum team, devising a master plan to raise the school’s academic achievement level. Your students’ test scores have been abysmal and getting worse, and you are determined to fix this issue … Read More


Fun After-School Playground Games for Kids

The school year has begun. As new kids enroll in your after-school program, playtime gets a little chaotic; three kids want to play different games with the same ball, seven kids are sitting on the sideline not sure how to … Read More



Monthly Book Activity: Mouse Paint

Mouse Paint – By Ellen Stoll Walsh Story Summary The curious and cute white mice in Mouse Paint are having fun discovering new colors by mixing primary colors together to make secondary colors. While playing with paint, they have to … Read More