The Curriculum Corner: Weaving the common core into your daily curriculum :: this website is amazing. they have a ton of printables to save you on time from creating what's already been done! such wonderful organizational ideas!
(PA) Follow link to "Elementary SOLs for Career Activities"; matches various career lesson plans to associated Virginia SOL standards. To help in making the case for teaching career lessons in an SOL-conscious school.
The brain is a parallel processor. It needs to activate more than one process at a time. This is why lecture-type teaching doesn't work. Try combinations, such as listening and moving or watching and listening.
Finland is consistently at the top of the educational excellence list year after year. So what are they doing that's working so well? (Article: "26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System")