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Why Science Education Matters in Your Elementary School Classroom

Studies Weekly

Why Science Education Matters in Your Elementary School Classroom Feb. 26, 2024 • By Studies Weekly Science is a critical part of elementary education. The most recent National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education published in 2018 found that elementary teachers taught science for just 18 minutes a day on average.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 005 – Mabel Rush Elementary School

Dangerously Irrelevant

Thank you, Tim Lauer , for sharing how Mabel Rush Elementary School in Newberg, Oregon is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. If you and your school(s) would like to be featured in the Coronavirus Chronicles series, get in touch ! Episode 005 is below.

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Coronavirus Chronicles 027 – Marion-Walker Elementary School

Dangerously Irrelevant

Thank you, Karen Krisch , for sharing how Marion-Walker Elementary School in Pennsylvania is adapting to our new challenges and opportunities. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10- to 15-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 027 is below.

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Creating iChampions in Texas Elementary Schools

Digital Promise

Unlike traditional elementary schools where students have one teacher that teaches them all five topics, students at Hook Elementary belong to pods where they rotate between three teachers who teach Reading and Social Studies, Writing, and Math and Science. To learn more about Hook Elementary, visit Hook Elementary’s website.

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Four tips from a successful elementary school

The Hechinger Report

In this file photo, a student at a Mississippi elementary school reads during class. Although Governor Phil Bryant is considering taking over Jackson Public Schools, which has struggled to improve student achievement and meet accreditation standards, there are bright spots in the district.

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Elementary school teachers struggle with Common Core math standards

The Hechinger Report

2, 2014 photo, teacher Joy Burke surprises her students with homemade cookies as they leave their fifth grade class at John Hay Elementary school in Seattle. Cookies and math tend to go together in an elementary school classroom. In this Thursday, Oct. Photo: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson. Read more about the Common Core.

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How one Mississippi elementary school improved to an A rating

The Hechinger Report

In this file photo, a student reads in a Mississippi elementary school. In 2010, a year after Andrea Pastchal-Smith became principal of West Elementary School, formerly named West Oktibbeha County Elementary, the struggling school earned an “Academic Watch” rating from the state. Weekly Update.