Teaching Tip Articles

In this portion of our site we share teaching tips, ideas, and experiences. We hope many new and veteran teachers find this as a useful archive to reflect back on for years to come. We also feature a number of Education Resources.

What is taught at each grade level?

  1. What do students learn in Kindergarten?
  2. What do students learn in the First Grade (1st grade)?
  3. What do students learn in the Second Grade (2nd Grade)?
  4. What do students learn in the Third Grade (3rd Grade)?
  5. What do students learn in the Fourth Grade (4th Grade)?
  6. What do students learn in the Fifth Grade (5th Grade)?
  7. What do students learn in the Sixth Grade (6th Grade)?

What Language Arts skills are taught at each grade level?

  1. What do Students Learn in Kindergarten Language Arts?
  2. What do Students Learn in Grade 1 Language Arts?
  3. What do Students Learn in Grade 2 Language Arts?
  4. What do Students Learn in Grade 3 Language Arts?
  5. What do Students Learn in Grade 4 Language Arts?
  6. What do Students Learn in Grade 5 Language Arts?
  7. What do Students Learn in Grade 6 Language Arts?
  8. Quick Teacher's Guide to Teaching Reading Comprehension
  9. Quick Teacher's Guide to Teaching the Parts of Speech
  10. Quick Teacher's Guide to Teaching Writing
  11. Top 10 Tips for Teaching Basic Reading Skills

 

What Math concept/skills are taught at each grade level?

  1. What Do Students Learn in Kindergarten Math?
  2. What Do Children Learn in Grade 1 Math?
  3. What Do Students Learn in Grade 2 Math?
  4. What Do Students Learn in Grade 3 Math?
  5. What Do Students Learn in Grade 4 Math?
  6. What Do Students Learn in Grade 5 Math?
  7. What Do Students Learn in Grade 6 Math?
  8. Teacher's Guide to Creating a Math Homework System
  9. Top 10 Tips for Teaching Elementary Math

What Science concepts/skills are taught at each grade level?

  1. What do Students Learn in Kindergarten through Grade 2 Science?
  2. What do Students Learn in Grade 3 and 4 Science?
  3. What do Students Learn in Grade 5 and Grade 6 Science?

 

Teacher Tips on Saving Time

  1. 10 Great Classroom Icebreakers
  2. 10 Quick & Easy Teacher Time Saver Ideas
  3. 10 Quick Lesson Ideas for Substitute Teachers
  4. 10 Things to Do When You Only Have 5 Minutes Left in Class
  5. 10 Ways to Speed up a Teachers' Day
  6. 10 Ways Printable Worksheets Make Learning More Productive
  7. How to Leave Easy Plans for a Substitute Teacher
  8. How to Make Teacher Worksheets in 5 Easy Steps
  9. Teacher's Guide to Creating an Emergency Lesson Plan Folder

Teacher Guides

  1. 10 Tips for Better Classroom Management
  2. How To Have a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference: A Parent's Guide
  3. Teachers's Guide on 50 Ways to Say "Good Job!"
  4. Teacher Guide How to Effectively Communicate with Parents/Guardians
  5. Teacher Guide: Steps to Take to Report Child Abuse
  6. Teacher Guide: After School Programs That Work
  7. Teacher's Guide to Avoid Teacher Burnout
  8. Teacher's Guide to Creating a Homework System
  9. Teacher's Guide to Getting Ready for the First Day of School
  10. Teacher's Guide to Having a Great School Year
  11. Teacher's Guide to Motivating Students
  12. Teacher's Guide to Reducing Your Stress Level
  13. Teacher's Guide to Working with Difficult Students
  14. Top 10 Tips for Teaching on the First Day of School
  15. Top 10 Tips for Teaching on the Last Day of School

     

Report Card Comments

  1. 50 Quick Report Card Comments For Assessing Elementary Student Attitude and Effort
  2. 50 Quick Report Card Comments For Assessing Elementary Student Math Skills
  3. 50 Quick Report Card Comments For Assessing Elementary Student Reading Skills
  4. 50 Quick Report Card Comments For Assessing Elementary Student Work Habits Skills
  5. 50 Quick Report Card Comments For Assessing Elementary Student Writing Skills
  6. 50 Quick Report Card General Comments For Assessing Elementary Students
  7. 100 Great Report Card Comments For K-6 Students
  8. 100 Useful Words & Phrases When Writing Report Card Comments For Elementary Students

 

Tips On Keeping Your Classroom Environment Fresh & Fun

  1. 5 Ideas For Arranging The Desks In Your Classroom
  2. 10 Great Gift Ideas For Teachers
  3. 10 Ways to Reduce a Teachers' Classroom Stress
  4. How to Correct a Student without Hurting Their Feelings
  5. How to Handle the Classroom Bully
  6. How to Help Students Break Bad Habits
  7. How to Teach Students to Settle Their Own Disputes
  8. How to Work With Disruptive Students
  9. How to Work With Students That Pout
  10. Quick Steps to Writing Well

 

Tips on Teaching Strategies

  1. Application Strategies Help Math Students
  2. Cooperative Learning Strategies
  3. 10 Tips for Cooperative Learning
  4. Direct Instruction
  5. How To Improve Reading Comprehension
  6. How To Use Graphic Organizers To Enhance Learning
  7. How To Use Printable Teacher Worksheets To Reinforce Instruction: Guiding Independent Learning
  8. Inquiry-based Learning
  9. Journal Writing In the Classroom
  10. 10 Tips for Inquiry-Based Learning
  11. KWL
  12. Project-based Learning
  13. Reading Learning Centers Aid Skills
  14. Reciprocal Teaching
  15. Top 10 Tips for Teaching New Vocabulary Words

 

Tips on Learning Strategies

 

  1. 10 Easy Tips to Learn Vocabulary Words Faster
  2. How do Teaching and Learning Standards Shape what Students Learn?
  3. How to Create a Quick Review Sheet for Class
  4. How to Create a Teaching Center
  5. Learning Domains Help Define Learning
  6. What is a Graphic Organizer and how are they Helpful?

 

Holiday Theme Ideas and Worksheets For Classroom

  1. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Black History Themes in Your Classroom
  2. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Christmas Themes in Your Classroom
  3. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Easter Themes in Your Classroom
  4. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Halloween Themes in Your Classroom
  5. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Hanukkah Themes in Your Classroom
  6. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Kwanzaa Themes in Your Classroom
  7. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Martin Luther King Jr. Themes in Your Classroom
  8. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating President's Day Themes in Your Classroom
  9. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating St. Patrick Day Themes in Your Classroom
  10. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Thanksgiving Themes in Your Classroom
  11. Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Valentine's Day Themes in Your Classroom

 

Tips For New Teachers

  1. 10 Tips for first year teachers
  2. 10 Tips for student teachers

 

Tips on Becoming a Teacher

  1. Certification Key to Good Teaching Jobs
  2. How Do You Become a Teacher in the United States?
  3. How to Get a Teaching Job
  4. Top Ten Reasons for Becoming an Elementary School Teacher
  5. What is the salary of a teacher in your State?