3-5 Upper Elementary
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades 3-5.
- 5 research-backed tips to keep your elementary students on-task.
- Teacher-designed stations linked to core skills prompt students to learn while exploring their interests.
- Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
- A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success.
- A 2017 study found that cell phones that were turned off and stashed away silently reasserted themselves—distracting working students anyway.
- Students who need extra social and emotional support have a quick check-in with an adult at the start and end of each day.
- The number one concern that I hear from educators is lack of time, particularly lack of instructional time with students. Although we can't entirely solve the time problem, we can mitigate it by carefully analyzing our use of class time.
- Demystify math word problems with this simple technique that helps kids see the story beyond the numbers.