Child Development Articles
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Letting kids take the lead in conferences can boost turnout rates and give students a chance to shine.
Encourage students to read at home and over school breaks by focusing on the seven strengths from Every Child a Super Reader: belonging, curiosity, friendship, kindness, confidence, courage, and hope.
Practical strategies for coping with defiant students.
Four great strategies for working with students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Avoid common misperceptions and learn how to help your students thrive.
Knowing what to say to a grieving child can make a world of difference.
Five strategies to meet the needs of students who are brilliant, but bored.
Power strategies to launch your guided reading groups.
A veteran teacher’s top tips for ending the year successfully.
Too many girls think science and technology are not for them. Here’s how to get girls excited about STEM.
10 ways to support students on the autism spectrum.
The innovative Turnaround Arts program shows how arts integration can increase engagement and improve learning. Plus, how to incorporate the arts into your curriculum.
Service-learning projects are more than “feel-good” exercises—they can launch students into a hands-on world of learning.
Why handwriting instruction may be your secret weapon to academic success.
Pam Allyn shares her top tips for inspiring a love of literacy in your students.
The Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik on getting even the most disinterested kids hooked on STEM.
Book Whisperer Donalyn Miller's strategies to build a lifelong love of reading in your students.
Boys are struggling in classrooms across the nation. Here are five key ways you can make a difference and help boys succeed.
There are things you can do to help stop and prevent bullying. Here's where to start.
Math expert Marilyn Burns talks Common Core practice standards with Instructor.
Surprising new findings from Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report.
Key strategies to prevent the summer slide and help kids discover the power of a good book from Instructor Magazine.
Help your students reach their full potential with these ten tips for promoting strength, resilience, and perseverance.
Ask a Child Psychologist: preventing "girl drama" in the classroom.
Ask a Child Psychologist: Expert tips for building confidence and lowering anxiety in kids with selective mutism.
Ask a Child Psychologist: rewarding students for positive behaviors, keeping chatty students focused, coaching kids through emotional distress.
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