The benefits of differentiation in primary education are numerous. Learn the importance of meeting your students individual needs and strategies to do so!
Small Group Instruction
5 Cool Ways to Use 1st Grade Summer Reading Comprehension Passages
Learn 5 cool ways to use summer reading passages in your K-2 classroom!
How Does Small Group Instruction Help Our K-2 Students
Many wonder: how does small group instruction help our students? Learn about personalizing education, and building relationships with students!
7 Out-of-the-Box and Easy Ways to Differentiate Instruction
Learn unique and easy ways to differentiate your instruction in the K-2 Classroom
Find What Differentiated Instruction Is & Why It’s Effective
When I first started teaching, I had no idea what differentiated instruction is. I used to struggle when my students couldn’t complete a task. I would give a single assignment and hope each student would complete it in the same way. If they didn’t I would sit and model and the student would copy. This worked, kind of. Then, I… Read More
Valentine’s Day Reading Comprehension Worksheets
5 Creative Ways to Use Valentine’s Day Worksheets Valentine’s Day worksheets are your ticket to engage students in reading during the sweet-filled, friendship-focused (albeit card company-created) holiday. Valentine’s Day is a day of excitement, card giving, and chocolate eating. Everything kids love all smushed together. How can teachers possibly engage students in academic work on this wonderful holiday? Well, it’s… Read More
guided math small group lesson plans
Successful K-2 Math Small Group Lesson Plans Creating guided math small group lesson plans can be so overwhelming. Math is filled with discreet skills, how do you know which skill to start with? While your curriculum provides a general guideline, students tend to live in an area of grey. To add more confusion while math is filled with discreet skills… Read More
11 Exhilarating Ways to Use Nonsense Word Activities
11 Exhilarating Ways to Use Nonsense Word Activities Nonsense words are key to reading success. We read nonsense words every day without even realizing it! These words often are syllables hidden within larger words. Think of the word “picnic”. This features two nonsense words: pic and nic. In order to successfully read the word, “picnic” students need to be able… Read More
Small Group Instruction Elementary
How to Consistently & Easily Teach Small Group Instruction Elementary Are you wondering how to consistently and easily teach small group instruction in elementary? As a K-2 teacher, you are juggling so many plates. Many of your students are still learning how to be a student! How could you possibly add small group instruction into your elementary classroom? Let me… Read More
Classroom Management Strategies For Small Group Instruction
Successful Classroom Management Strategies For Small Group Instruction Are you struggling to find successful classroom management strategies for small group instruction? During my first few years of teaching, I sure was! There is no course on classroom management on the path to becoming a teacher. So much of it is learning by trial and error. Managing 18 young children on… Read More