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Fun Math Games for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st to 6th Grade Maths Practice Math Worksheets & Printables These worksheets are printable PDF exercises of the highest quality. Writing reinforces Maths learnt. These worksheets are from preschool, kindergarten to 6th grade levels of maths. Mentor Texts - Examples of Good Teen Essay Writing Below you will find student mentor text essays that corresponds to some of our past writing prompts used in StageofLife.com's national student writing contests. These high school and college mentor texts are a resource to... Provide a good essay example, in particular of how a student stylistically approached one of our essay writing prompts Give your students insights into real life essays submitted by teen writers and bloggers participating in the StageofLife.com global writing project to create the world's largest collection of multi-generational stories. See what interesting teens are saying about life! Please check back regularly, the new teen or college essay contests and writing prompts will be posted on StageofLife.com as great examples of teen writing and mentor texts. Print Mentor Texts

SNN - Student News Net Thank you for visiting SNN. For 10 years, the same team of professionals has been producing SNN with a sharp focus on original, interesting content as both a mediator and motivator for learning. SNN has spent years studying the challenge of providing meaningful integration of technology in the classroom, conducting educational research, and working closely with teachers. The bottom line is that SNN today is aligned to basic principles of learning to support student achievement. Motivating students to read and explore a topic in more depth is one of SNN's greatest strengths.

Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained - Vander Ark on Innovation How the Common Core Will Change the Way Teachers Teach and Students Learn Guest Post By Adam Berkin, vice president of product development at Curriculum Associates Since the Common Core State Standards were introduced, there has been much discussion about what they mean for educators and students and how they will impact teaching and learning. While the standards have been adopted by 45 states and 3 territories so far, there is a lot of concern, anxiety, and debate around what is best for students, potential challenges for teachers, and what implementation should and can look like.

New- You Can Now Create Custom Maps in Google Drive July 4, 2015 A couple of days ago, Google announced that Google Apps users can now access Google My Maps right from their Google Drive account. This means that you can seamlessly create, manage and share your custom maps directly from your Drive. To locate My Maps in your Drive, Click on ’New’ then select ‘more’ and click on ‘ Google My Maps’ as shown in the screenshot below. Dolch Word Games Free online Dolch word games to help you learn those all-important sight words. There are games where you match the spoken word to text, word searches and spelling practice games. The games are divided into sets for Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade.

50 Of The Most Majestic Libraries In The World Though they are losing ground to the e-book and the audio book, libraries were once central hubs of human intellectual progress. There’s something about them that still attracts people, however – whether it’s their magnificent architecture or the unmistakable smell of books and dust, scholars and dreamers alike still enjoy perusing their hoards of literary treasures. Because of their critical importance, libraries were often built to be beautiful and built to last.

Kelly Gallagher – Resources Part of the reason my students have such a hard time reading is because they bring little prior knowledge and background to the written page. They can decode the words, but the words remain meaningless without a foundation of knowledge. To help build my students’ prior knowledge, I assign them an "Article of the Week" every Monday morning.

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