Parts of Speech Activities for Middle School Age Kids

Parts of Speech Activities for Middle School Age Kids

Finding the perfect learning activities or middle school age students is all about striking a balance. It's easy to accidentally pick something that's too easy or too complex for this intermediate stage of their educational career. You have to find the activities that are "just right" for this in-between age student. Here are a few parts of speech activities that are perfectly suited for middle school age kids. Parts of Speech Tongue... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday May 3, 2016 comments Tags: WordParts, Parts of Speech

Writing Games For Kids - Goofy Ways to Make Writing Fun

Writing Games For Kids - Goofy Ways to Make Writing Fun

What’s the fastest way to capture and hold children’s attention during a lesson? Playing a goofy game! Who doesn’t love the chance to laugh and have fun? By engaging the kids in a fun learning game, they will be more likely to recall it later on. If you want to help your students improve their writing skills, try one of these fun and goofy writing games for kids. Mad Libs Without a doubt, Mad Libs is one of the most popular... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday April 26, 2016 comments Tags: writing, writing games, WordParts

How Manipulatives Help Kids Learn

How Manipulatives Help Kids Learn

Manipulatives are physical things like blocks and shapes that are used to teach children a new concept. They have been very popular in teaching math for many years. Studies have shown that using manipulatives helps kids make real world connections with what they are learning. They also help children think more deeply and talk about what they are learning. If manipulatives are so effective, why should parents and teachers limit their use to... Read More

By: Kenneth Lini Tuesday March 8, 2016 comments Tags: Manipulatives, WordParts, Grammar