How To Use Student Choice Boards for ELA Assessment

Assessing English Language Arts (ELA) can be quite a challenge. There’s so much to cover and it’s hard to know where to start. Well, let me share a strategy with you that will be able to make your ELA assessments a little easier.

The Problem with Maths: Promoting Problem-Solving Skills

Problem-solving is such as essential skill for children to learn, as it is relevant to so many areas of life. It is often taught within the context of mathematics, although I don’t believe that it should only be taught in that context. If you are a teacher or a parent, you may be wondering how you can help promote your children’s problem-solving skills.

Sing, Sing a Song – Developing Decoding Skills Part 2

In my last post I talked about the importance of setting a foundation for reading in the early years, and listed some ways that you can help your child to practise their decoding skills. I have another list of ideas to share with you today! Remember, learning to read takes time, so be patient with your children and try to focus on making reading time an enjoyable experience for you both.