Develop Robust Vocabulary Skills for Students with Lumos WordUp Google Chrome Extension | Grade 3-11

“The more students learn high utility words, the better they will be able to comprehend text that contains those words or similar ones.” – Steven Sholl Vocabulary refers to the words we must understand to communicate effectively. Children need to … Continue reading
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The Next Big Thing in Improving Oral Reading Fluency for Students | Grade 3-12

According to The United States’ National Reading Panel’s fluency can be defined as the ability to read text with accuracy, appropriate rate, and good expression (NICHD, 2000). Oral reading fluency is one of several critical factors necessary for reading comprehension … Continue reading
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Improve Reading Fluency And Vocabulary Skills For Children

Did you know? Research has shown that kids need to understand 98% of the words they read to understand what they read. Reading fluency and vocabulary skills play a significant role in improving the children’s readability skills. A robust vocabulary … Continue reading
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7 things teachers can do to show emotional empathy for students during the school reopening

Educators are in the middle of planning for a new school year, and while that always brings fresh ideas and innovations, this year, it is especially important to brainstorm added ways to show empathy. Students have been out of the … Continue reading
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3 Strategies for School Administrators for Reopening Schools

As schools begin navigating the waters of reopening in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a lot of concerns and logistics school administrators must face to keep students and teachers safe while also ensuring the quality instruction and … Continue reading
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A Guide to Find the Right State Standard Supplementary Support for Your School

Finding the right supplementary support for your state’s standards is essential. Regardless of whether your school is using PARCC, CCSS, or SBAC, there should be care given to ensure that teachers are provided with a variety of resources to supplement … Continue reading

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The Importance of Continuing Education for Teachers

Continuing Education Credits may evoke a grumble from busy teachers nationwide, but is the extra effort worth it? In reality, effective teachers are always looking for ways to improve. When educators choose to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge … Continue reading

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Conferences that Teachers Can Attend for the Academic Year 2020

Teachers in most states are required to take courses, attend conferences, or sit through professional development workshops to keep their certification. However, teachers often find these opportunities long and tedious, either irrelevant to their classes or too repetitive. Some conferences … Continue reading

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Writing Lessons to Position Your Fourth Grade Class for Success

Fourth grade is a critical time for students. In terms of mathematics, they’re just beginning to learn new, more complex concepts such as order of operations and fractions, which will help them in higher-level math classes in the future. In … Continue reading

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