Keep COVID-Safe in the Classroom – Even When Your Back Is Turned!

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Making sure kids are keeping a 6-foot distance from each other and that they’re wearing their masks at all times is critical to preventing the spread of Coronavirus and to maintaining the health and safety of your entire class. But you’ve got lessons to teach and can’t keep an eye on each student all day […]

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Going Virtual—Experiments & Tips for Virtual Science Fairs!

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Whether you’re looking for science experiments to keep your kiddos busy or need a science fair project to present virtually, we’re sharing a few of our favorite, magnetism experiments below. And keep on reading for tips on presenting a science fair project virtually! Science Project Experiment (ages 4–7) Magnetic Properties: explore the concept of magnetism […]

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Bring Your Animal-Themed Units to Life…with These Center Ideas!

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Little learners love animals…and who doesn’t? Get kids excited about learning – and incorporate literacy, math, science, and more – with these fun center/small-group activity ideas: Start by introducing the unit to your whole class of course. Show them a region on a globe and discuss that environment and habitat. Tap into prior knowledge by […]

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Five Ways to View Invisible Magnetic Force Fields!

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Teacher Demonstration Watching a demonstration sparks student interest and helps children bring concepts into clearer view…sometimes even literally! First, tap into students’ prior knowledge by using our magnet Q & A to review the basics of magnetism. Then, try this neat new product to show students the magnetism concepts you’re teaching and to model the […]

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Plan Your Attack on the Paper Explosion!

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KABOOM! By mid fall, it seems like all the papers have exploded all over your classroom! You spend so much time in the summer making a pretty classroom, only to have piles and piles of messy papers overshadow your hard work within a couple of months. Make this the year you get your piles of […]

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Expect MORE from Everyday Learning Essentials

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Teachers, let’s make this the year we shake up those everyday essential learning tools and make them… MORE effective for learning MORE cost-effective…and MORE durable! Learning the basics can be so much MORE when you use magnetic manipulatives. As you start thinking about the next school year, consider how costly it is to continually replace […]

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Ready for Take-off!

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Classroom Management from Your “Cockpit” Like the cockpit of an airplane, your whiteboard is the central hub of your classroom. It’s where the majority of your demonstrations take place…and where your students often focus when they know it’s time to pay attention. In other words, your whiteboard is a pretty important spot in your room! […]

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Putting It All into Place

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Better tools for teaching place value! Understanding place value is a critical foundational math skill, necessary for performing computation, building math fluency, developing critical thinking skills, and improving precision. When teaching key skills, it’s important that you choose the right tools…and select those tools in a variety of formats! So let’s talk about what’s different […]

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Growing Lifelong Learners… And Guarding Lives, Too?

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Teacher, mentor, social worker, nutritionist, nurse, counselor, negotiator, coach… your list of responsibilities is nearly endless! And lately it seems that safe guarding your students from a variety of external dangers is your job, as well. This is so tough, but it is today’s reality. With potential solutions coming from all sides of the political […]

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Slip a Surprise into Your Back-to-School Line Up!

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Back-to-school season is nearly here, and soon business will be booming! While you may have placed your large orders for the season already, we’ve got a classroom safety and management tool that you’re definitely going to want to sneak into your product mix…The Eagle Eyes® Magnetic Mirror! This easy-mount, wide-angle, magnetic mirror makes so much […]

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