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Learning Resources' Sight Words Swat! game for up to four players helps kids master reading, spelling, and vocabulary skills.

15 educational toys and activities for elementary-age kids who are on break from school

Educational toys and activities are important when distance learning for elementary school. These are the best supplemental resources for K-5 learning.
Board games for kids are a great alternative to screen time, bringing families together and teaching important skills.

The best board games for kids of all ages

Board games are great for limiting screen time. These are the best board games for kids of all ages that the whole family will love.
Simple learning tools can help illustrate math concepts for children.

7 cheap tools that will help parents and their elementary-age kids with basic math skills

If you're a parent who needs a math refresher or extra resources to help kids with math at home, here are some affordable teaching tools.
Latoya McGriff is a first-grade teacher at Creekside Elementary School in Suffolk, Virginia.

A first grade teacher dressed as a different black trailblazer for every day of Black History Month

Latoya McGriff is a first-grade teacher in Suffolk, Virginia, said she "wanted [students] to see that people who look like them contribute."

The best kids’ lunch boxes

Here are the best kids' lunch boxes for every age. We looked at lunch boxes for preschool, elementary school, junior high, high school, and college.
Randi Woodley

A Texas grandmother says she was told to cut her 4-year-old grandson’s long hair — or he’d need to wear a dress to school

Randi Woodley said staff members from the Tatum Independent School District said her grandson Michael Trimble's shoulder-length hair was too long.
Colorado Springs high school teacher participating in an active shooter simulation.

With school shootings an increasingly common fear, some students and teachers have started writing their own wills

Teachrs and students are statistically unlikely to find themselves hunted by a school shooter, but their perceived fear is still very real.
The fourth grade student made his own shirt.

After a student was bullied for wearing a homemade University of Tennessee T-shirt, the college released an official version of the design

It was recently college colors day at an elementary school in Florida. Without gear of his own, one UT fan created his own shirt on short notice.
Emotional parents turned to Twitter to share back-to-school woes and requests for advice.

Parents on Twitter are sharing the emotional ways they’re dealing with their kids’ first day of school

Parents on Twitter gave all kinds of advice, but agreed on one thing: Sending your child off to a new stage in their life is never easy.
Most teachers want to help students succeed.

Teachers reveal 7 things they wish they could tell students, but can’t

Most teachers want to help students succeed — and they wish they could tell students not to stress out too much over test scores.