A couple of words that have been getting a lot of attention the past few years in conversations about education are “grit” and "failure." How do we teach kids that it's okay to fail?
We want to know what we can do to better help teachers, librarians, and parents!
Experiential learning is built on the concept of learning by doing. But it’s not just the doing that’s important. The reflecting part of experiential learning is the key ingredient for an experience full of discovery and learning!
One thing you hear a lot about during an election year is the economy. How’s the economy doing? Have we recovered fully from the Great Recession? Do most people have jobs? Do those jobs pay well enough to live on? Is the stock market up or down?
It’s two weeks until Election Day! Are you holding mock elections in your classroom? Are you hosting debates between the two parties? Are you examining the political advertisements? There are lots of ways to get your students engaged with the process!
School days are busy days—there's lots to fit into those 7 to 8 hours you have with your students! Don't forget to remind your kids to take time to breathe.
The Book Squad is here again! We invite you to join the Nomad Press Book Squad by filling out a short survey about our ideas for a new series of educational books for children ages 5 to 8.
In pretty much every school, you'll find a plethora of colorful bulletin boards meant to inspire learning. Whether they're themed for a coming holiday, meant to introduce the children in the class, or are simply reflective of the character of the classroom, bulletin boards can be a way to connect with kids on a smart, entertaining level.