teaching strategies that work

Teachers can transform the lives of their students.  Their very presence is an empowering force within the school walls. 

Make no mistake....

It is not how wonderful your classroom looks or how many cute things hang from the walls. 

It is what you do, everyday, that makes a difference for so many children. 

k5 Chalk Box  has hundreds of teaching strategies and ideas that are evidence based, which means they really work.

  • Planning lessons for improving fluency?  Covered.
  • Wondering about how to teach each stage of writing?  It's here.
  • Worried about how to improve conceptual understanding of mathematics?  Done.

Ideas, Resources and lessons

primary chalk reading lessons

Best practices in teaching reading that produce real results: students who are fluent, use great prosody, excel at comprehension and best of all...

They love to read!

primary chalk math lessons

Here are more ways than you can count to engage children in
balanced mathematics that encourages rigorous problem solving.

It's not just about the money though.  Math games, dice and card games and using nursery rhymes for developing math skills are all included.

primary chalk teacher resources

Teachers love freebies (I know I do!):

  • Number Sense Activities
  • Place Value Activities
  • Teaching with Fairy Tales

reading karate from Primary Chalk

Don't miss Reading Karate - the best-selling ebook that has sold over 3,000 copies.   Why do teachers love it?  

It's simple, it works and kids are motivated readers!

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