paper Manipulatives

Paper in Education – Paper Manipulatives for Reading and Math

Educating children in 2021 looks very different than it has in the past. Hard held beliefs regarding hands-on learning and face-to-face interaction have had to be put aside in the name of health and safety. However, children learn best through multisensory learning, and it is especially the young students and those that struggle in school that are being most harmed by the move away from hands-on learning.

Classroom Expectations

Paper in Education – Classroom Expectations Board Design

Finding ways to decorate the classroom in a way that is educationally relevant, not distracting, and aesthetically appealing can be a hard balance to strike. One element of classroom décor that can (and should!) be found in every classroom, across grade levels and subjects, is some sort of display of the expectations of the classroom. This may exist as a reiteration of school policies, a poster of behavior expectations, or a list of classroom rules. However they appear, class expectations are a necessary part of the class ecosystem, and should be one of the first things discussed with students.

PrintWorks – Patriotic Party Ideas

Are you hosting a 4th of July celebration or Summer barbecue and need some inspiration? Look no further. We have scoured the internet (and our archives) to find the best red, white, and blue party ideas to add a splash of color to your event. These fun ideas include food, drinks, crafts, and decor! Check out all of the patriotic party ideas below.