Using Google Drawings to Assess Student Learning

Assessing student knowledge can be challenging in physical education. Many teachers rely on multiple choice style assessments with a focus on rules. The problem with those types of assessments is they meet only standards that “identify ”. Standards where students … Read More


KISS – Classroom Management for 2nd Grade Teachers

Here’s our new KISS article – Keep it Simple Strategies – for 2nd Grade Teachers. Start off the New Year by applying some of these great strategies in your 2nd Grade classroom! In the Second Grade, you now have emerging readers. … Read More


The Best Parachute Game for P.E. Class

Best selling author and award winning P.E. teacher J.D. Hughes shares with us his best parachute game: The Mountain Climber is one of many tricks you can perform with the parachute. I purchased my 45″ parachute from S&S Worldwide. It is very … Read More


5 School Program New Year Resolution Ideas

The New Year is a great time to think about your hopes and goals for the upcoming year. While making personal goals is also important, don’t count out making New Year Resolutions for your program or classroom as well. Making … Read More


Monthly Book Activity- Batter Up! History of Baseball

Batter Up! History of Baseball (Time for Kids Nonfiction Reader) – by Donna Rice Story Summary We are just finishing up baseball season! This book will teach young readers all the facts about America’s national pastime. This informational text is … Read More




Monthly Book Activity – Apples and Pumpkins

Apples and Pumpkins – by Anne Rockwell Story Summary A young girl spends a beautiful fall day picking the reddest apples and looking for the perfect pumpkin with her family. The story goes on to talk about carving the pumpkin … Read More


Tax Credit for School Supplies May Still be Available

Great news for teachers and school administrators! A feeling of relief will certainly be found when they hear that a tax credit they relied on might still be available for school supply purchased. A recent article from Education World stated … Read More