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Measurement

Discover everything you need to successfully teach measurement to elementary students, from references and lesson plans to printable worksheets and mathematical graphic organizers. These resources will improve your teaching skills by helping you understand how the topic of measurement can be approached and taught for your students' maximum absorption and retention.

Powerful Ideas Related to Measurement

From linear measurement to volume and weight, you'll find the references you need to improve your teaching skills and help your students understand the tremendously practical and wide-ranging topic of measurement.

Developing Measurement Concepts

Take a student-centered approach to teaching elementary mathematics. These printables contain great strategies for developing children's measurement concepts.

Instruction for Students with Learning Problems

Ensure that all of your students with learning disabilities and exceptionalities are prepared to study measurement in an in-depth manner.

Teaching Measurement: Videos

Discover a wealth of knowledge about elementary children's concepts of measurement. These videos, featuring renowned math instructor John Van de Walle, include teacher workshops, demonstrations of classroom activities, and interviews with math educators.

Measurement Worksheets & Graphic Organizers

Explore units of measurement and geometric shapes, with these mathematics printables. Use these resources to practice measuring space and time with your students.

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The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today. Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

July Calendar of Events
July is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: World Population Day (7/11), Bastille Day in France (7/14), National Ice Cream Day (7/19), First Moon Landing (7/20/1969), World War I Began (7/28/1914), Author J.K. Rowling's Birthday (7/31/1965). Plus, celebrate Read an Almanac Month and Recreation and Parks Month all July long!

Videos
Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, and the environment. Enjoy!


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